• Department of Early Learning

    The Department of Early Learning is responsible for the early learning program that is comprised of multiple components - traditional early childhood classrooms, the Head Start Program, the Missouri Preschool Program, Montessori pre-k, and Parents as Teachers. The early learning programs serve students ages 3-4, while Parents as Teachers serves families with children that are newborn through age 5.

    Contacts

    Jerry Kitzi
    Director of Early Learning
    Email
    Phone: (816) 418-5266

    Susan Wright
    Early Childhood Education
    Email
    Phone: (816) 418-5258

    Candace Cheatem
    Parents as Teachers
    Email
    Phone: (816) 418-5245

    Linda Overly
    Head Start
    Email
    Phone: (816) 418-5247