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Early Head Start
Ms. Yessica Nolazco-Puente
Mrs. Crystal Noble
Our trained, caring and dedicated Family Service Workers serve 20 children in the Oceana County area!  We are looking for expectant mothers and children ages birth through age 3 to join us in Early Head Start at Diman-Wolf Early Childhood Center.  We look forward to meeting and assisting you and your family.

If you or someone you know is interested in participating in our FREE home-based program, please call us at 873-6251 to register.  We would love to hear from you!

Diman-Wolf ECC Office Hours
Our office is open 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
You may call us at 873-6201 and we would be happy to answer any of your questions, or stop by and see our safe, inviting and friendly early childhood center, we would love to show you around.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 enrollment for children who are 3 or 4 years old on or by September 1, 2015.

We practice the four B's of Positive Behavioral Supports in our classrooms:
  • Be Safe
  • Be Kind
  • Be Your Best
  • Be Healthy
Bee Your Best
  I am a Preschooler

I am not built to sit still, keep my hands to myself, take turns, be patient, stand in line or be quiet.

I need motion, I need novelty, I need adventure, I need to engage the world with my whole body.

(Trust me, I'm Learning)


Playgroup Meets on Fridays

For children birth to age 5 and their parents or adult caregiver
An opportunity for children to learn, grow and play while promoting developmentally
appropriate activities.  Playgroup is also designed to build on strengths of families as
we share creative ways to encourage children to build their skills.  Parents will have
time to meet and talk to other parents.  Staff specialized in infant, toddler and
preschool development will facilitate playgroup using researched based early
childhood curriculum
  • Fridays 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
  • Call 873-6209 to register

**Playgroups do not meet if school is not in session due to weather, holidays, or staff
 development events.

Playgroups are FREE and open to all families with children ages birth to 5 years and their siblings
age 12 years and under.

Please call ahead to register so we can plan for supplies and meals, ask for Alicia, Crystal or Yessica

Sponsored by West Shore Educational Service District and Diman-Wolf Early Childhood Center

Funded by Early On and Great Parents Great Start Grants



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Head Start and GSRP

We are looking for children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or by September
 1, 2015 to attend our FREE preschool.  Please feel free to call or stop in to enroll your child.  The 3 year old program is a half day from 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  The 4 year old program is all day 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.  The children will enjoy family style meals, make new friends, and have fun learning and growing in a safe environment with our caring, qualified early childhood staff.
Your Teacher may be contacted directly in the classroom if you have any comments, questions or concerns.
Please call your child's teacher each day to excuse an absence.
Thank you.

GSRP - 4 year old All Day Preschool
Mr. Joey and Mrs. Cindi

Room 1:  873-6207

Mrs. S (Schmieding) and Mrs. Mayda
Room 2:  873-6202

Mrs. Scott and Miss Lori
Room 5:  873-6233

Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Hiddema
Room 9:  873-6231

Mrs. Wolgamott and Mrs. Collins
Room 10:  873-6376

Head Start - 3 year old Half Day Preschool
Mrs. M (McCulley), Miss Amber and Mrs. Sylvia
Room 3:  873-6209

​Mrs. Zwick and Mrs. Karma
​Room 4:  873-6208

Early Head Start
Ms Yessica and Mrs. Crystal
Room 11:  873-6251
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Dates to Remember
May 20, 2015
GSRP all day Preschool
Jellystone Park Family Day

May 21, 2015
Last day of Preschool for GSRP and Mrs. McCulley's and Mrs. Zwick's Head Start 1/2 day morning class.

May 25, 2015
Memorial Day
For those who have given and those that continue to give.  Remember them.

May 26, 2015
Miss Amber's and Mrs. Charmin's afternoon Head Start Preschool class visit Storybook Village in Pentwater.

May 27, 2015
Miss Amber's and Mrs.Charmin's afternoon Head Start Preschool class visits Sandcastle Children's Museum, last day of class.

June 2, 2015
All Head Start classes visit Kangaroo Palace, 
for the end of year trip.

Did you Know?

Preschool for Fall 2015
call 873-6201 or stop by.

Is your child going to be 3 or 4 on or before September 1, 2015?  We would love to have them join our preschool program.  We will need a copy of your child's birth certificate, immunization record  and proof of your families income for 2014 (1040 tax form or W-2).  Please stop in our office and complete an enrollment packet or pick one up to return completed later.  We look forward to meeting and serving you!

Hart Area Public Library
StoryHour is held at the Hart Area Public Library at 11:00 A.M. regardless of the public school schedule.
Each story hour will include stories, songs, a craft and a Packet-of-fun to take home.  Amy Whalen is our story teller!  StoryHour is an excellent first group experience for young children 3 years of age and up.  Parents and caregivers are encouraged to stay with their children to help them become good listeners and to help them learn the songs and work on the crafts.
For more information contact the Hart Area Public Library at 873-4476 or send an email to librarian@hartpubliclibrary.org.


Preschool Registration

Your child must be age 3 or 4 on or before SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 to register for Preschool for Fall 2015-16.

We encourage you to please stop in the office to pick-up an enrollment packet
. You will need
to bring your child's original birth certificate, immunization record, proof of 2014 income (1040 tax form or W-2), last physical and health insurance card to your appointment.

Please call (231) 873-6201 if any other questions.
You are welcome to come visit Diman-Wolf ECC at any time, we would love to show you our Early Childhood Center!


                                                        Director Munoz
                                                        Jodi Munoz, Director
Mission Statement
Our School Family will provide a high quality education for all children in a safe and caring environment.