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Lincoln School of Early Learning

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South Coast Head Start, a no cost early childhood educational program for low-income families, is currently open and still enrolling children for our current school year!

South Coast Head Start, a program of Oregon Coast Community Action, offers education and support services to qualifying families at no cost! The program offers fun, researched-based curriculum, healthy meals, inclusive services for children with disabilities, and health screenings with follow-up support for all enrolled children. Services are available for pregnant mothers to children age 5.

We have expanded program options with Baby Promise and Preschool Promise in select areas. Priority for enrollment is based on child age, family income, disabilities, and other factors that demonstrate a need for services. Children in foster care, experiencing homeless, or receiving public assistance are automatically eligible for services.

The Head Start approach to school readiness means that children are ready for school, families are ready to support their children’s learning, and schools are ready for children. Head Start is a leader in the early childhood field with a strong, clear, and comprehensive focus on all aspects of healthy development, including physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development, all of which are essential to children being ready for school.

To apply, or more information please call us at 541-888-3717 ext. 204 or visit our website at or email us at

Click names to contact via email:

K – Annette Boyd​
K – Emma Trujillo-Avina
K – Forest Martin​
K – Jennifer Boettcher​
1st – Cassie Green
1st – Laurie Wilson​
1st – Megan Wiltermood-Smith
1st – Sarah Moss​
PreK Paraprofessional – Zarinna Orr​
PreK Paraprofessional – Kaylee Shrum​
Reading Intervention – Michele Crook
SPED Teacher – Emily Fadely

Click names to contact via email:

Educational Assistants:

Colleen Teel
Donna Parry
Cayla Ulery
Heather Vaughn

Other Support Staff:
School Nurse – Lindsey Dingus
SPED Teacher – Emily Fadely
School Counselor – Sonia Amlin
Speech/Language Pathologist – Jenny Van Rooyen
Speech/Language Pathologist Assist. – Halle Layton
Occupational Therapist – Emma Dane
Head Cook – Renae Holmes
Assistant Cook – Dina Sargent
Custodians – Sean Tippett and Santo Liguori

Click names to contact via email:

DirectorAmy May

Educational Assistants:
Julie Carlson
Moriah Rymer
Connie Geaney

Daycare Billing
Nicole Leighton
541.396.2181 x 1218

Head Cook – Kiersten Bouska
Cook’s Helpers – Jessa McNair and Claudina Sargent

1366 N. Gould, Coquille, OR 97423
P. (541) 396-2811
F. (541) 396-7351

About Our School

Lincoln School of Early Learning is unique in that we educate children from the age of 30 months to 10 years old. Our Pre-School/Child Development Center opens at 7:00am and closes at 5:45pm Monday through Friday. Our school hours are 8:00am to 4:00pm. We can be reached at 541-396-2811.

We look forward to the adventures this school year will hold!

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