"My child has grown so much this year thanks to all of the staff at Head Start"

Staff Spotlight

Opportunities for Otsego Head Start program supports over 300 children and their families each year through center-based and home visiting services. Head Start is proud and appreciative of all our talented teachers, family partners, support staff, and leaders - some of who were Head Start children or parents themselves - that have dedicated themselves to preparing children for kindergarten and a life beyond school.

Milestone Anniversaries (2022-2023 Program Year)
Staff Job Title Years
Patricia Brown Bus Driver 35 Years
Jacqueline Hinckley Assistant Teacher 30 Years
Melissa Fetterman Home-Based Specialist 20 Years
Julie Barton Assistant Teacher 10 Years
Sue West Head Start Planning Specialist 10 Years
Susan Chamberlain Senior Cook 5 Years
Erika Ives Assistant Teacher 5 Years
Jamie Jessup Classroom Teacher 5 Years
Julie Livingston Home Visitor 5 Years
Chloe Shamblin Home Visitor 5 Years

Head Start Centers

Click a pin on the map for the location, contact information, and to get directions to our Head Start/Early Head Start Centers throughout Otsego County.

Meet Our Teams

Head Start offers center-based services in seven communities throughout Otsego County and has a team of home visiting staff to support prenatal mothers and families with young children in their homes.

Cherry Valley Head Start Center

Cooperstown Head Start Center

Early Head Start Home Visitors

Morris Head Start Center

Oneonta, River Street Head Start Center

Oneonta, SUNY Oneonta Head Start Center

Richfield Springs Head Start Center

Schenevus Head Start Center

Unadilla Head Start Center