Training & Professional Development

To utilize best practices to ensure our staff has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to complete their duties. Learn More


To provide education and opportunities for families to enhance their parenting and self-sufficiency skills. Learn More

Excellence in Early Child Care and Education and School Readiness

To ensure excellence in early care and education and school readiness. Learn More

Organizational Excellence

To achieve professional excellence, fiscal ealth, and pursue reasonable opportunities to nhance the implementation of our mission and vision. Learn More

About Early Explorers

Building on
a Strong Foundation

Early Explorers, TGU School District, is proud to offer Head Start and Early Head Start services to children and families for over 45 years. As one of nine Head Start programs in the state, we join a national tradition of delivering high quality comprehensive services that foster the overall goal of increasing young children’s ability to succeed in school and life.

Early Head Start serves eligible children prenatal to age three in Wells and Ramsey County. Head Start serves preschool children (ages 3-5) in Anamoose, Devils Lake, Harvey, Rugby and Towner. We work with community partners and parents to provide early childhood development and school readiness, disabilities, health and safety, nutrition, mental health, and family development. Early Explorers implements individualized plans for each enrolled child to maximize their development.

The best start is a Head Start!

Our Mission

Early Explorers Head Start and Early Head Start are early childhood development programs dedicated to providing quality

Our Purpose

Promote school readiness in a learning environment that supports children’s growth in
language, literacy, mathematics, science..

Our Vision

Exploring the Possibilities Together

Our Core Values

Attitude: We believe that remaining positive and looking ahead are essential parts
of achieving goals.

(Wells and Ramsey Counties Only)

School Readiness


Family Support

We’ve Been For Over 50 years