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Grant Awarded to Hartnell College Will Assist Parents of Children in Child Development Centers

March 6th, 2006

A U.S. Department of Education grant has been awarded to Hartnell College to support the college success of parents of children who are enrolled in Hartnell's two child development centers.

The $125,000, four-year Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program will support the success of parents, as college students, and their children through resources provided by Hartnell and its community partners, according to Linda Taylor, CDC director.

"All together," she said, "the CCAMPIS program will provide access to a comprehensive system of services, education, and support to ensure that parents have the skills needed to support their families; children are ready for school, and parents are able to care for them; and families are healthy and secure."

There are about 150 slots for preschool children in Hartnell's two child development centers, located on the main campus and the East Campus. The preschool program is free to parents of children based on income eligibility. For more information, call Taylor at (831) 755-6946.