Mar 07

Grants help to expand Head Start Services in area – WLIO Lima

  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   A big thank you to all those involved.

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Feb 28

CORS nets Head Start funding; could help St Marys Location

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 […]

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Feb 13

CORS Awarded Supplemental Head Start Funding

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 […]

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Congressman Warren Davidson

Dec 21

Council on Rural Services Welcomes Congressman Davidson

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 […]

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Jul 25

CORS Board of Trustees Elect New Officers

The Council on Rural Services announced the newly elected Board of Trustees for the 2016-2017 term. The Board of Trustees election was held during the regular July meeting at the CORS Administration Building in Piqua, Ohio. The new officers of the Board of Trustees are: Chairperson – Randy Fisher, Vice Chairperson – Dustin Davis, Secretary […]

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Jun 13

Head Start Stories

Since 1965, Head Start has served millions of children and families by promoting school readiness, by providing comprehensive services, and by emphasizing the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher. There are stories of how Head Start has impacted the lives of the children, parents, neighbors, and staff that have been […]

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Mar 21

Local Child Care Earns Highest Five Star Award For Excellence

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 […]

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Dec 23

Staff Training Week

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 […]

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