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School Readiness

HBCSD, jointly, with the Children & Families Commission of Orange County has actively worked together since 2000 to provide early care and education opportunities to meet critically important early childhood development needs and maximize potential and success in school. The following personnel work collaboratively to ensure the programs’ success:

Carolyn Wertheim – School Readiness Facilitator
Joseph R. Perry Elementary – (714) 962-4338 X 2335

The purpose of the School Readiness Facilitator role is to build relationships to ensure communication with outside agencies providing early care and education, early intervention, health, and family support services to children from birth through age 5; with parents of children from birth through age 5 (0-5) not yet participating in their local school district’s activities; and with district early primary teaching staff.
Vacant - School Readiness Nurse
Joseph R. Perry Elementary – (714) 962-4338 X 2345

The purpose of the District School Readiness Nurse is to expand access to health care for children from birth through age 5 (0-5) served within district boundaries including special populations, local early care and education providers and children transitioning to religious and private schools.