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 […]

July 28th, 2016

Council on Rural Services (CORS) is pleased announce that three of our Head Start parents have been named to the Ohio Head Start Parent Ambassador program.  Chosen are Dana Gwinn and Jodi Helmandollar from Miami County/Piqua and Felicia Watson from Miami County/Troy. Liz Schoonover, Early Childhood Director said, “I am beyond proud to have three […]

July 25th, 2016

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 […]

July 13th, 2016

The Kids Learning Place is continuing enrollment for the Head Start preschool program for Fall of 2016, call before it is too late. 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 operated […]

June 13th, 2016

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 […]