RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-Kindergarten/Early Head Start







Sarah Magaha – Berkeley and Morgan Counties – 304-267-3559

Abbey Kerns – Berkeley and Jefferson Counties – 304-267-3595 ext. 145

Daysha Everhart – Early Head Start (ages prenatal to 2yrs.6mo.) – 304-267-3563



Heidi Bach-Arvin

RESA 8 Early Head Start/Head Start/Pre-K

109 S. College St.

Martinsburg WV 25401


304-267-3599 (fax)


Mission Statement

·     To provide high-quality services to Eastern Panhandle children and families in child development, health, social services, and parent involvement.

·     To encourage and support the development of staff professionalism and teamwork.

·     To involve families and the community in the design and operation of our program, and to carry out that program in ways that are cost-effective and meet community needs.

·     To serve as a model of excellence in early childhood development throughout the Eastern Panhandle.




RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-Kindergarten is a collaborative effort of parents, staff, and community partners that provides quality early childhood education for young children as well as services for families.  Quality training is provided both for families and staff to support individual and program goals. RESA 8 Head Start/Pre-Kindergarten has several programs serving our communities.


All programs are 5 days a week and 6hrs a day.  Program sites available are as follows:


Berkeley County:

Berkeley Heights site

Hedgesville Head Start/Pre-K/Early Head Start site

Inwood Family Worship Center

James Rumsey Technical Inst. Site

Marlowe Elementary

Spring Mills

St. Leo's Site

VA Medical Center/Little Eagle Child Care Collaboration Site   


Jefferson County:

Blue Ridge Elementary

Driswood Elementary

South Jefferson Elementary

T. A. Lowery Head Start/Pre-K/ Early Head Start Site


Morgan County:

Berkeley Springs Head Start/Pre-K Site

Great Cacapon Head Start/Pre-K/Early Head Start Site

Little Learners – Fairfax

Little Learners - Oakland


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