May 10th, 2016

What is Head Start and why can it be important to my child? Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood development program that serves low-income children from ages birth to five years and their families at no cost. It is a federally funded program that is operated by Council on Rural Services / Kids Learning […]

March 21st, 2016

Council on Rural Services is proud to announce that the Kids Learning Place located in Union City has earned their “FIVE Star Rating” in the Step Up to Quality program from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.  Kids Learning Place is the only Five Star Award program in Darke County. Congratulations go to […]

March 21st, 2016

The Council on Rural Services wants to take this opportunity to thank Emerson Brewer for serving on our Board of Trustees over the past 16 years.  Emerson joined our board in 2000 and has continued to serve as a client representative from Darke County. As a non-profit, we rely on our Board of Trustees to […]

January 20th, 2016

Kroger Community Rewards program is a great opportunity to do just that. If you sign up in this program 4% of all you spend on groceries from Kroger will be donated back to Council on Rural Services and used to support our programs for children. DO IT RIGHT NOW while you are on your computer […]

January 4th, 2016

Council on Rural Services would like to recognize those employees that have been fixtures within our organization for 15 years or better,  Thanks for your continued service and being a part of the CORS family.

December 23rd, 2015

Teaching staff and Child Advocates enjoyed a training opportunity on Monday, Dec 21 around STEM provided by Patti Jo Wilson, a trainer from Lakeshore.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  Discussion began with how people learn/retain best with retention being highest when learning is experienced and when we teach others. Providing materials and […]

October 22nd, 2015

The Council on Rural Services and Kids Learning Place takes this opportunity to recognize and thank all bus drivers during this year’s National School Bus Safety Week from October 19 to 24. The theme for this year’s National Safety Week is “Be Smart – Be Seen.  I wait in a safe place!” We appreciate our […]

September 16th, 2015

GREENVILLE – Are you interested in early childhood education issues? Please share your voice in an opportunity to help shape an innovative and positive future of our young children. Call today and be part of the solution. The Council on Rural Services…programs for innovative learning, your local early childhood education provider for Head Start and […]

July 17th, 2015

Summer is half over and school is coming soon! The Kids Learning Place – Head Start program in all eight counties are currently seeking 3 & 4 year-old preschool children for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. The school readiness program is open at no cost for income eligible families. Head Start also accepts children with […]

May 21st, 2015

Exactly 50 years ago today in 1965, President Lyndon Johnson announced the creation of Head Start from the White House Rose Garden.  This premier federal program is designed to ensure the most vulnerable children across the nation receive access to a quality early childhood education.  Since its creation Head Start has improved the lives of […]