Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) has begun accepting applications from families in Marshall County who may be eligible for grants for their children to receive high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way Pre-K program for the 2017/2018 school year.
Families residing in Marshall Countymust meet the following eligibility criteria to apply: have an income below 127 percent of the federal poverty level; parents or guardians must be working and/or attending school or an accredited or certified education/training program and the child must have turned 4 years old by August 1, 2017, and be starting kindergarten in August 2018.
Links to applications and a chart with income eligibility guidelines are available at www.OnMyWayPreK.org.
Once a child has received a grant, families will choose from any of the eligible, enrolled On My Way Pre-K programs in Marshall County.Families may choose from a program that is full-day or part-day, as well as from programs that end with the school year or continue through the summer.
Parents can find approved On My Way Pre-K providers in Marshall County by calling 1-800-299-1627 for assistance from an early learning referral specialist.
On My Way Pre-K is the name of Indiana’s first state-funded prekindergarten program.