(402) 339-6592         Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start
Fostering the development and well-being of children and their families in Sarpy County.

Welcome to Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start

Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start, a cooperative program of the Bellevue, Gretna, Papillion-La Vista, and Springfield-Platteview school districts, provides services to children ages birth to five and their families through it's center-based and home-based programs.

Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. Parents are engaged in their children’s learning and are involved in the governance of the program.

The Office of Head Start administers grant funding and oversight to agencies that provide Head Start services.

Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start currently serves 221 children in Sarpy County, Nebraska. Pregnant women, infants and toddlers receive Early Head Start services through either a home-based or a 7.5 hour center-based program and preschoolers attend 3.5 or 6.5 hour Head Start centers.

SCCHS Positions Available for 2018-2019

Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start is seeking exceptional candidates for teaching positions in Head Start (Ages 3-5 years) and Early Head Start (Infants and Toddlers) classrooms. Candidates need to have a current Nebraska Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood (B.S. in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Inclusive).

Sarpy County Cooperative Head Start is also taking applications for Teaching Assistant positions. Candidates need to have a minimum of an AA degree or CDA credentials.

If you are interested in applying, please send your cover letter and resume to Kristy Feden, Executive Director (kfeden@sarpyheadstart.org). You are also welcome to call Kristy at 402-339-6592 x108 for more information.