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Shannon McClarin Early Childhood Education Director 530.668.3773

Katrina Hopkins            Program Administrator           530.668.3012

Maria CardenasMaria Cardenas  Administrative Secretary  530.668.3756


Family Handbook English

Family Handbook Spanish


For additional information to register your child please contact Nicole Castrejon at 530.668.5160

Enrollment Brochure

For school locations, view our map.

Early Head Start/Head Start/State Preschool

Welcome to the Yolo County Office of Education Early Childhood Education Department!

The Early Childhood Education Department along with our Head Start/Early Head Start and State Preschool programs supports early care and education initiatives providing positive opportunities including play experience, kinder readiness, and primary care for all qualifying children which will allow these children to have opportunities to be successful in school and in life.  The Yolo County Office of Education Head Start/Early Head Start and State Preschool program is committed to assisting our community to raise children who are healthy and ready to learn.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and find the information that you are seeking.  Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Shannon McClarin

Director of Early Childhood Education

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HHS POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR 2018 The 2018 poverty guidelines are in effect as of January 13, 2018. See also the Federal Register notice of the 2018 poverty guidelines, published January 18, 2018

Poverty Guidelines