Pre-School Special Education

Preschool Programs

Preschool programs offered at Stottlemyer Early Childhood and Family Development Center include:

  • SPARKEY  – tuition based program for 3 & 4 year olds
  • Great Start Readiness Program GSRP – MDE program for At-Risk 4 year olds,
  • Head Start Preschool, Head Start , a free preschool program for children of income eligible families.  
  • Early Childhood Program ECP  – a special education program for eligible 3-5 year old students.
  • Early Childhood Services Program ECS  – special in-home services for eligible students from birth to 3 years of age.  
  • Center program classrooms for students with severe disabilities are available on a regional basis.

Parent As Teacher (PAT)

PAT is an early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until the child enters kindergarten. This program consists of scheduled home visitations and may include participation in an appropriate ECS group session.

Headstart

Wayne-Westland Community Schools is a delegate operator for the Wayne County Headstart program. Headstart is a federally funded program for income eligible three and four-year-olds. This is a developmentally appropriate half-day, four day per week program.

Michigan School Readiness Program (MSRP) - Kids Plus

The Kids Plus MSRP program serves eligible at-risk four-year-olds. This is a developmentally appropriate half-day, four day per week program.

SPARKEY (a parent-paid tuition preschool program)

SPARKEY is a developmentally appropriate half-day, two day per week program.

Transition

It is strongly encouraged that students transitioning to the elementary school programs visit their neighborhood school or basic classroom program to ease the anxiety of the level change. Together, we will make these life experiences positive for the student and her/his parents.

Contacts

Director of MSRP - Kids Plus and SPARKEY

Nancy Ely
Phone: (734) 419-2640
FAX: (734) 595-2573
E-mail: ElyN@wwcsd.net
Voice Mail: (734) 419-2198 mail box 2648#

Melanie Kostora - Secretary
Phone: (734) 419-2640
FAX (734) 595-2573
E-mail: KostoraM@wwcsd.net
Voice Mail: (734) 419-2198 mail box 2640#

Director of Preschool Programs

Nancy Ely
Phone: (734) 419-2630
FAX: (734) 595-2573
E-mail: ElyN@wwcsd.net
Voice Mail: (734) 419-2198 mail box 2648#

Headstart

Rita Anderle - Secretary
Phone: (734) 419-2630
FAX: (734) 595-2573
E-mail: AnderlR@wwcsd.net
Voice Mail: (734) 419-2198 mail box 2630#

Special Education and CAFE

Rachel Henning - Secretary
Phone: (734) 419-2645
FAX: (734) 595-2573
E-mail: HenningR@wwcsd.net
Voice Mail: (734) 419-2198 mail box 2645#