Educare of Winnebago

Educare Winnebago is a collaborative partnership between the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Winnebago Early Head Start and Head Start, Tribal Childcare and the Winnebago Public Schools. The mission of Educare is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children ages 0 to 5 through the provision of evidence-based education, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and their families.
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Educare Winnebago services 191 children 6 weeks of age to 5 years old.  To start the enrollment process please click here to start an application. Once complete a Family Support Specialist will reach out to you to complete the rest of the application. 
Documentation required to include with your application is:

  • Current Immunization record
  • 12 months of Income (taxes or check stubs)
  • Child’s birth Certificate
  • 2 Documents with current address on them

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Contact Information:

Educare Winnebago
317 Frenchman Street
P.O. Box 687
Winnebago, NE 68071
402-878-4370 PH
402-878-4373 FX

Educare Winnebago Staff:

  • Peggy LaRose—Early Head Start Director
  • Keri LaPointe—Head Start Director
  • Thomas Snow—Building Maintenance Supervisor
  • Vacant—Family Support Specialist Supervisor
  • Melissa Johnson—Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Trista Matthews—Education Coordinator
  • Brittney Stansberry- Education Coordinator
  • Alyssa Zediker—Education Coordinator
  • Kumiko Masquat - Education Coordinator