ABOUT HQEL

Our Early Childhood Develmopment Program is a FREE, high-quality early learning program for qualifying families in the Superior, Eloy, & Coolidge areas.

Our Program provides the following:

  • For ages 3-5 years, 6.5 hours Monday-Thursday

  • Creative Curriculum which is a research based curriculum

  • Social Emotional skills are taught daily in the classroom with our curriculum, Conscious Discipline, which includes teaching problem solving, identifying feelings and stress management skills

  • Teaching Strategies GOLD ongoing child assessment which aligns with Arizona Early Learning Standards and assists teachers in individualizing for each child.

  • Vision and hearing screenings as well as height/weight assessments to promote overall child health

  • Engagement activities with families to identify strengths, local resources and goal setting using the assessment Family Map

  • Work with school districts to identify children who may be at risk of developmental delay

  • Work with families and providers to ensure children have current physical exams, dental exams, appropriate testing; and treatment as needed to ensure each child is healthy and ready to learn

  • Provide consultation and referrals for children and families as needed

ENROLLMENT APPLICATION
Formulario de Pre-solicitud

Pinal Gila Community Child Services provides Head Start programs to cities in Pinal and Gila counties including Apache Junction, Bapchule, Casa Grande, Coolidge. Eloy, Globe, Gold Canyon, Hayden, Kearny, Mammoth, Maricopa, Miami, Oracle, Payson, Picacho, Red Rock, Sacation, Saddlebroke, San Manuel, San Tan Valley, Stanfield, Star Balley, Superior, Toltec, Valley Farms, and Winkelman.

Call us today at 888-723-7321.