How long before toddlers and young children are “recaptured” for preschool programs?
HIPPY Coordinator Jane Sellers, visited the family recently to meet them and complete the necessary paperwork to officially begin the recruitment process of families for the HIPPY Program in Clarke County.
HIPPY is a home-based, school readiness program for 3 and 4 year old preschoolers. The county-wide program is free to qualifying families and seeks to serve 70 families in Clarke County during the 2007- 2008 program. Mrs. Sellers will be making home visits with families in all the communities during the month of September.
Calling young children “preschoolers” casts their lives in terms of school instead of as childhood. Can you imagine Christopher Robin being called a preschooler? Heaven help us if there is a Hundred Acre Wood Preschool someplace. I’m almost afraid to Google it.
posted by Valerie