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Supporting Early Childcare and Education Programs

St. Tammany Early Childhood Ready Start Network is dedicated to fostering the development of cognitive, social-emotional, language and literacy, and motor skills in young children through partnerships with Type III early childcare and education centers.

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Supporting Children and Families for a Bright Future

At Ready Start St. Tammany, we provide comprehensive support in child care centers, early childhood education, family engagement, and professional development. Our goal is to nurture the cognitive, social-emotional, language and literacy, and motor skills of every child, tailored to their individual needs and capabilities.

Discover the Perfect Learning Environment

Find A Childcare Center

Explore and locate educational institutions that align with your preferences and values. We're here to guide you in making the best choice for your educational journey.

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Are You An Early Learning Program?

Join Our Educational Network

Welcome to your gateway to becoming a part of the St. Tammany Ready Start Network. Prospective schools and Family Childcare Centers can submit applications here to collaborate with us in providing exceptional education, fostering growth, and shaping the future together.

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Let's Get Started

Apply Today

Ready Start St. Tammany needs you to help foster foundations. We are hiring  part-time and full-time positions including Lead Teachers, Teachers Assistants, Floaters, Directors and Cooks! As we continue our efforts in providing Early Childhood Education, we know how valuable our staff is to our children of the future!

Apply Here
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Upcoming Events

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Empower Education Through Giving


Join Hands in Shaping a Brighter Future through Generous Donations. Your donations can help us achieve our mission of providing quality education and realizing every child's potential. Be a part of creating a world of possibilities by contributing to our cause. Every dollar counts and can make a meaningful impact on young lives.

Did you know that your donations can be matched dollar for dollar with the state readiness tax credit? This can help fund the start of a child's educational journey.

Additionally, you may donate through our community partner to support professional development for teachers, classroom supplies or a cool project.