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    Special Programs
    Hand-in-Hand Early Learning Center is a public preschool program for children ages three to five, who qualify for special education services based on state and federal guidelines.

    Hand-in-Hand Early Learning Center offers a Title I public school math and reading program for students who meet the qualification guidelines set by the district and who will be four years old by September 1 of the following school year.  The purpose of the program is to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards and are prepared to be successful in kindergarten.

    The Oak Harbor Head Start Preschool is a federally-funded program for families with children ages three to five, who qualify for services based on federal guidelines.
    Qualifying for Services
    There are several ways that children may qualify for Hand-in-Hand Preschool. For parents who may have concerns about their child's development, Oak Harbor Schools provide free screenings every month as part of our Child Find program. Learn more about Child Find.

    Hand-in-Hand Early Learning Center also provides early intervention services for qualifying pre-kindergarten students through the Title I program.  Screenings are available by appointment in June each year. Please call 360.279.5928 for more information.