The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), a state funded free preschool program for qualifying four-year-old children.

The program requires children to be age four by December 1, 2018.

Vision:

Our Vision is to provide high quality early childhood experiences for children.

Mission:

Through partnership with families, teachers and communities, our mission is to cultivate child-centered, play-based environments that support critical thinking skills, develop positive self-concepts and facilitate independence and competence - all of which build the foundation for lifelong learning for children in the Barry ISD Great Start Readiness Program.

Principles:

Positive interactions and relationships with adults provide critical foundation for successful learning.

Social-emotional competence is a significant factor in school success.

Constructive, purposeful play supports essential learning

The physical environment affects the type and quality of learning interactions.

Teacher-family partnerships promote development and learning.

To complete the online

Birth to 5 Application,

please follow the link above.

For further assistance, please contact

Shanon Everett

269-945-9545 x 163

or at the e-mail listed below.

Director of Early Childhood Services: Shanon Everett

Contact: severett@barryisd.org