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Saunders County Head Start

Program/staff information; links to calendar & enrollment application


Saunders County Head Start Preschool is a part-day, full-week program that follows the Wahoo Public Schools calendar. It is a free preschool for income eligible children. Each year 34 children are enrolled. We welcome everyone to fill out an application. Children must turn 3 by July 31.

Saunders County Head Start is ALWAYS taking applications!
For more information, contact Ali @ 402-443-4250, ext. 1019


Do you know a child who would enjoy Head Start?

    * Head Start is a free preschool for income eligible families.

    * Classes are held Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Wahoo Elementary School.

    * A free breakfast and lunch are provided.

    * Children enrolled in Head Start socialize, problem solve and have fun while learning in a safe and caring setting.

    * Parents are valued as their child's first and most important teacher.

    * Income eligible children are given first priority. Families currently receiving ADC/TANF or SSI automatically qualify for our Program.

    * All Children are welcome, including children with disabilities or English language learners.

    * Applications are being taken now for fall classes.

If you are interested in enrolling your child, please complete the online application posted below. 

Please contact Head Start Coordinator Alison Klein at 443-4250, ext. 1019 if you have any questions.

Click on the following link to access the application:



Click HERE to view the 2020-2021 Head Start Calendar.

Head Start Certified and Non-Certified Staff:

Alison Klein Head Start Coordinator aklein@wahoowarriors.org
Shelley Maass Co-Director  smaass@wahoowarriors.org
Ben Kreifels Co-Director bkreifels@wahoowarriors.org
Brian Carlson  Family Educator/Education Coordinator bcarlson@wahoowarriors.org
Kassie Moline Family Educator kmoline@wahoowarriors.org
Alison Stewart Early Childhood Education astewart@wahoowarriors.org
Whitney Swanson Speech/Language Pathologist wswanson@wahoowarriors.org
Heather Johnson Para Educator hjohnson@wahoowarriors.org
Roxane Malousek Secretary rmalousek@wahoowarriors.org
Gail Mumm Para Educator gmumm@wahoowarriors.org
Vicki Murren Para Educator vmurren@wahoowarriors.org
Eliza Zaragoza Para Educator ezaragoza@wahoowarriors.org


Saunders County Head Start

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