Early Head Start Requirements


    The goal is to offer an exemplary educational program for qualifying families with infants and toddlers (birth-3 years), and to pregnant women living in Rockwall, Texas.


    Early Head Start is a collaborative partnership between Region 10 Education Service Center and the Rockwall Independent School District serving individuals within the Rockwall ISD boundaries.


    Purpose of Program

    • Enhance children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development
    • Enable parents to be better caretakers and teachers to their children
    • Help parents meet their goals, including that of economic independence


    Services Provided by Early Head Start

    • Quality early education through the center or home-based program
    • Parenting skills training for families with newborns and other infants
    • Parent education, including parent-child activities
    • Comprehensive health services including services to women before, during and after pregnancy; assistance with well-baby and well-child checkups
    • Ongoing support for parents, referral to agencies in the community to meet specific needs and peer support groups 


    For registration and information, contact:
    Early Head Start Center
    1197 T.L. Townsend Drive

Sonya Carpenter

 Sonya Carpenter



Degrees and Certifications:

Sonya Carpenter

Federal Programs and Early Childhood Coordinator