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 2775 Boardwalk
 Ann Arbor, MI 48104
 (734)994-2895 FAX
 Michelle Pogliano, Principal

About Our Programs

The Ann Arbor Preschool and Family Center is comprised of several programs that serve preschool age students. These programs include:

Early Intervention

This program is for children from birth to three years of age who are at risk for developmental delays or have diagnosed disabilities.

Children can receive services from a special education early childhood teacher, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or physical therapist depending on their individual needs. The program includes a Transition Group for children (2 1/2 - 3 years old) transitioning out of Early Intervention.

Students are served in a variety of settings that are the "natural environments," with a combination of home visits and therapy sessions at school.

Located at Ann Arbor Public Schools Preschool and Family Center.


Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

ECSE classrooms are for students ages 3 to 5 with diagnosed disabilities.

Teaching team includes teacher, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.

Curriculum includes focus on development of individual skills such as: expressive/receptive communication, language development, motor skills, and social skills.

Located at Ann Arbor Public Schools Preschool and Family Center.

Maximum of 12 students per classroom


Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)

GSRP classrooms are for 4 year old students by December 1, with identified risk factors as defined by MDE risk factors.

Limited child care may available for eligible families.

Located at Ann Arbor Public Schools Preschool and Family Center.

Maximum of 16 students per classroom


Head Start

Head Start is for students ages 3 and 4 (priority given to 4 year olds) whose family income is below federal poverty guidelines.

To qualify, family must be low-income as defined by Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Social services support families with needs such as housing, utilities, food, clothing, job skills, schooling and employment.

Maximum of 17 students per classroom


Community Special Education Services

Services include intervention for students needing speech and language services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or teacher consultant services but who are not eligible for the AAPS preschool program.


Enrollment Information

Enrollment into the Ann Arbor Preschool is ongoing throughout the year as students are diagnosed with disabilities. Currently there is a total of 375 students enrolled in preschool programs.

Staff Information

Ninety staff members provide instruction and services to preschool age children.

Ann Arbor Public Schools