Head Start Program

Head Start is a nationally recognized child development program designed to meet the educational, mental, nutritional, and social needs of 3- and 4-year-olds and their families. Head Start helps all children succeed. Special Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.

Annual Report 2019-2020

Contact Information

Paris Carnell, Program Director
Telephone: 931.896.1800 ext. 1806
email: pcarnell@cmccaa.com

2020-2021 Registration Information

2020-2021 Registration Spanish

Registration Application - Spanish

Registration Application - English

If your child will be 3 or 4 years old by August 15, 2020, and if your income meets federal guidelines, then he/she may qualify for the Head Start program. Registration dates are listed to the side. You will also need to bring the following:

  • Proof of current Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)/Families First Cash Grant
  • Proof of current Supplemental Social Security (SSI)
  • Proof of current Social Security Benefits (SSA)
  • Foster Parents need only provide a copy of the child's placement letter from DHS Child Welfare
  • IEP or IFSP if the child has a documented learning disability
  • Proof of income or items that can be used as proof of income are: last year tax return or W-2 or pay stubs for the last 12 months, financial aid award letters or form 1099 T and copies of child support awards or checks
  • Health insurance card
  • Immunization certificates
  • Current physical and dental forms

*Head Start accepts children with disabilities regardless of severity

Families who receive the following are automatically eligible

  • Recipients of TANF or SSI
  • Foster Care Providers
  • Homeless Families
Download the Child Health and Dental Record Form
(Para formas médicas, oprima aquí)

Like and follow https://www.facebook.com/ClarksvilleCAA/  to receive alerts and notifications on registration dates.

2020-2021 Registration Information

Below is a list of Family Advocates who specialize in Head Start registrations:

Contact Information  
Maritza Austin - Family Advocate Manager
Jenae Bailey - Montgomery Central



Yessenia Velez-Rivera - Lafayette
Jamie Roach - Caldwell Lane
Adalgisa Sisa - Kenwood
Stephanie Bailey - Lafayette
Marquita Abron - Lafayette & Lincoln Homes
931-896-1823 - Lafayette

931-648-5796 - Lincoln Homes

Nitzia Quinonez-Day - Lafayette

Thank you for your interest. Please encourage other families to explore the many opportunities available in the CMCCAA Head Start program for child and family development. If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact the Head Start Program Assistant at 931.896.1800, extension 1813.

Caldwell Lane

226 Caldwell Lane

Clarksville, TN

(931) 648-5785


185 E. Pine Mountain Rd.

Clarksville, TN

(931) 552-4047

Lincoln Homes

20 K Summer St.

Clarksville, TN

(931) 648-5796


150 Lafayette Rd.

Clarksville, TN

(931) 896-1800

Montgomery Central

4011 Highway 48

Cunningham, TN

(931) 387-4496

Contact Information

Paris Carnell, Program Director

Phone: (931) 896-1806

Email: pcarnell@cmccaa.com

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