Early Childhood Education
Pre-K Registration - April 13 & 14 at 8:30-2:30 in Bryant Elementary Gym
Change the First Five Years, Change Everything
Research shows that providing a high-quality education for children before they turn five yields significant long-term benefits. At Bryant, we offer an Early Childhood Program through ABCSS (Arkansas Better Chance for School Success) and CCDF (Child Care and Development Fund). Students must be 4 years of age (by August 1) and parents must meet eligibility guidelines. The program is housed at Bryant Elementary. Call 847-5650 for more details.
Tuition spots for families who do not meet the income and special circumstance requirements of the ABC and CCDF programs may also be available.
Bryant also offers Early Childhood Special Education screenings through parent or private service referral for students residing within the District. If screening and evaluation indicates the need, services are delivered in childcare centers and preschools.
Tara Armstrong, Director of Early Childhood Services
HIPPY is a home-based, early childhood, education readiness program for parents of 2 1/2, 3, and 4-year-old children. HIPPY delivers 30 weeks of curriculum, storybooks and activities to the home. The free program is open to any eligible child who turns 3 by December 31. The HIPPY program is operated by the Dawson Cooperative and serves eligible children in Bryant and Poyen.
Cindy Rowlan, Dawson HIPPY Program