March 7th, 2017

  On March 4, 2017 WLIO Lima aired a piece regarding the recent news that Council on Rural Services is expanding in Auglaize county. Check out the video above or at  https://youtu.be/LmYQOumEef4.   A big thank you to all those involved.

February 28th, 2017

ST. MARYS — As a part of a $290 million nationwide expansion award announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Administration for Children and Families, the Council on Rural Services (CORS) received an award of $915,794 for a supplemental preschool grant. “It was wonderful,” Council on Rural Services Public Relations Coordinator […]

February 13th, 2017

Through an increased federal investment in quality for early childhood education, Council on Rural Services (CORS) is receiving an award of $915,794 for supplemental preschool grant. This is part of a $290 million nationwide expansion award announced by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (HHS). Congress allocated the […]

January 11th, 2017

Since 1974, Council on Rural Services has been providing quality comprehensive educational and support services to individuals and families while building partnerships with people of all ages and inspiring them to seek new opportunities that increase their potential for growth. For 39 years, the early childhood education program of Council on Rural Services (CORS), known […]

December 24th, 2016

Thanks to the Dayton Parent Magazine for helping us share the information about Early Head Start and Head Start. These are federal funded school readiness programs that are open to help children be ready for kindergarten. Take advantage of what these local program offer for your families Read full article ⇒ Parent Magazine Article

December 21st, 2016

Congressman Warren Davidson stopped by the Council on Rural Services buildings in Piqua last Monday to learn more about their Kids Learning Place, Head Start, and the new Piqua location of the ACES (Achievement Center for Education Success) programs. The Kids Learning Place classrooms were busy with the preschool children learning and discovering all about […]

December 17th, 2016

A big thank you to Senator Bob Hackett for visiting us at the Kids Learning Place in Fairborn. A wonderful visit as we stopped to see the infants and toddlers while they were sleeping and talked with the staff. Thanks for listening to our successes as well as our difficulties.

December 14th, 2016

Thanks to Jim Jordan for visiting our Logan County-Kids Learning Place classroom at Indian Lake Elementary School. The kids and staff welcomed the Congressman, showed him around the classroom, and we loved sharing info about the children’s successes in getting them ready for kindergarten and their futures. Also, thanks to the Indian Lake Schools staff […]

December 10th, 2016

The Kids Learning Place in Van Wert welcomed Senator Cliff Hite to the center. What a wonderful visit to both the Head Start classrooms and discussion about our successes in getting the children ready for kindergarten and challenges for the future. Thanks for visiting!

December 7th, 2016

The Fairborn Kids Learning Place welcomed Rick Perales for Ohio to our child care and Head Start centers. After visiting each of the classrooms Representative Perales and our Board of Trustees sat down and talked about early childhood programs and the challenges we face in working to get our young children ready for kindergarten. Thanks […]