Telamon Corporation Announces New Leadership for Tennessee Head Start Programs

Telamon Corporation, a provider of early childhood education in Tennessee for almost 20 years, is proud to announce Leanne Wilburn as the new State Head Start Director. Mrs. Wilburn has served as the State Education Coordinator for Telamon since 2009. With more than 16 years of experience with Head Start programs, Mrs. Wilburn has extensive knowledge and experience in early childhood education and providing services to children with disabilities.

A non-profit serving those in need for more than 50 years, Telamon Corporation operates Migrant and Seasonal Head Start and Early Head Start programs in 11 counties, providing services to low-income families in rural East Tennessee. Funded by the federal Office of Head Start, these programs serve 312 children between the ages of six weeks and five years in Tennessee. Children are engaged in individualized, developmentally appropriate activities to promote learning and school readiness. Parents and families receive coaching and support to become actively engaged in their child’s education both at the center and at home. For more information about Telamon’s Head Start programs, please contact Martina Ward at 865-622-3480 or mward@telamon.org.

About Telamon Corporation

Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Telamon Corporation is a private non-profit organization that provides early childhood programs, training and employment services, housing development, and a variety of other services to nearly 20,000 individuals in eleven states. Our organization’s mission is to provide educational services that lead to better jobs, better lives, and better communities. Our website: www.telamon.org  

For more information about Telamon, please contact Linda Cozzolino at (919) 792-1768 or lcozzolino@telamon.org.

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