Early Childhood

​​​​​​​​Early Childhood works collaboratively with Oakland County schools, families and communities to develop a systemic approach to support the development and academic achievement of all children from birth to Kindergarten. 

In our work we strive to...

Improve teaching practices, classroom environment and program quality

Facilitate family education, involvement and engagement

Promote community collaboration, effectiveness and efficiency

Ensure support for children with developmental and behavioral challenges

Through our use and promotion of...

Focused efforts to close the achievement gap

Research/evidenced-based practices

Culturally responsive approaches

Data-based decision-making

Appropriate standards

Deep thinking and reflective understanding about content, practice and professional development

Interdepartmental and partnership approaches

Contact

Kellye Wood

Director of Early Childhood

Tom McGee

Project / Department Assistant