• PPS Pre-Kindergarten Programs

    PPS Pre-Kindergarten programs, including Head Start, give priority to low-income families. PPS Pre-K and Head Start programs are guided by the Early Learners Core Values and follow the Tools of the Mind curriculum.    


  • 2021-22 Pre-Kindergarten Applications

    We are currently accepting Pre-Kindergarten applications for the 2021/22 school year. 

    Please review eligibility details and program information below. Online applications are available in the Pre-K Applications (2021-22) menu to the right, and paper applications can be requested by emailing prekprograms@pps.net or leaving a message at (971)501-0111.

    • To be eligible for PPS Headstart and Pre-K programs:
      • Your child must have been 3 or 4 years old by 9/1/21; and
      • Your family must live within PPS district boundaries; and
      • Your family must qualify financially (see application below for more information about income eligibility).  
    • Head Start:  For program-specific information, please visit the PPS Head Start webpage.  For more program information, please call the Head Start Main Office (503-916-5724).   
    • Pre-Kindergarten:  For program-specific information, please contact Alessandro Williams, Preschool Promise secretary, by phone (503-916-5686) or email (awilliams3@pps.net).  
    • To learn about other available Pre-K programs in Multnomah County, contact Early Learning Multnomah by phone (503-228-9131) or email (earlylearning@unitedway-pdx.org).

2021-22 Pre-K Application

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Online Pre-K Applications

Questions?

  • For general questions about PPS Pre-K programs, please send an email to Prekprograms@pps.net.  

Contacts

Emily Glasgow
Director, Early Learners Dept.
503-916-3684
Robert Cantwell
Director, Head Start
503-916-5666
Amparo Garcia-Yurchenco
Education Supervisor, Head Start
503-916-6369
Tami Gowdy
Education Supervisor, Head Start
503-916-6369
Nalota Hermes
Education Supervisor, Head Start
503-916-6014
Jason Roepel
Education Supervisor, Head Start
503-916-3346
Francine Buker
TOSA, Early Learners Dept.
503-916-3845
Alison Beanblossom
Pre-K Student Support Coordinator
503-916-3343
Alessandro Williams
Principal's Secretary, Early Learners Dept.
503-916-5686