FREE PREschool is Available for Children Living in Oakland County

Free, high quality preschool programs are available now throughout Oakland County. Families of four earning up to $60,500 per year are usually eligible and those earning up to $85,000 per year are sometimes eligible.

Experts agree that children who have quality early learning experiences are better prepared to be successful in school and throughout life. Oakland County’s free preschool opportunities, Head Start and the Great Start Readiness Program, use research-based curriculum to prepare children both academically and socially. These programs are certified as very high quality by the Early Childhood Investment Corporation.

Half- and full-day openings in schools and childcare centers are available with transportation services offered at select sites. To enroll, children must be three or four years old on or before September 1, 2016. Call 248-886-0011 today!

Great Start Collaborative-Oakland and Early On-Oakland, along with Wee Discover Child Care and Enrichment Center, are committed to ensuring that all children under the age of 5 year receive routine developmental screenings.

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Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition (ASQ-3)
Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional, Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2)

Meet the Great Start Readiness Program - GSRP Staff


Rebecca Kolenda (Miss Becca) –
GSRP Lead Teacher

Miss Becca is delighted to be the lead GSRP teacher at Wee Discover. She moved to Michigan from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the summer of 2015. She graduated from Slippery Rock University in May 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Although this is her first year teaching her own classroom, she has had vast experience in schools throughout Western Pennsylvania while completing her undergraduate degree and was an assistant teacher at a childcare center for four years. Becca loves spending time with her family, traveling to new places, and scrapbooking.


Annette Durante –
GSRP Associate Teacher

Annette has been working with children for over 25 years. She started working at Wee Discover in August 2016. Annette knew from a young age that she enjoyed being around children. She has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development. Annette spends her free time with her family. They like to go swimming, take walks, and dance!

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