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Office of Jackson County Early Childhood Programs
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Head Start / Early Head Start
Exceptional Student Education                 
Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten                     

Carolyn Pilcher, Executive Director

Brian Tice, Program Manager



The MISSION of Jackson County Early Childhood Programs is to maximize use of all resources in order to enhance school readiness for young children by ensuring services that are comprehensive, integrated, and family focused.


We believe that each child deserves the opportunity to live fully and to develop to fullest potential.

We believe that acceptance of and respect for all stakeholders are essential for our mutual growth.

We believe in commitment to provision of the highest quality in family-focused services.

We believe that by utilization of all available resources, and by uniting our best efforts, we will achieve the common goals that we share with other child advocates.

We believe that by being loyal to our beliefs even in the face of adversity, we will ensure that trust exists at all levels.


To ensure developmentally-appropriate programs of quality.

To promote active involvement of each family.

To provide qualified, competent, caring staff.

To provide adequate resources.

To develop, strengthen, and maintain seamless collaboration among programs, school district, and community providers.

We can make a difference!

Phone:  (850) 482-1265
Fax:      (850) 482-9133
Address: 4283 Kelson Ave, Marianna, FL  32446

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