Shenandoah Valley Head Start
    & Early Head Start

    Augusta County is the Grantee for Shenandoah Valley Head Start and Early Head Start, a collaboration of  public school preschool programs, local child care centers, and Head Start/Early Head Start. Our service area includes Augusta, Bath and Highland Counties and portions of Rockingham County as well as Staunton, Harrisonburg and Waynesboro City Schools. 

    Head Start Central Office
    Staff & Family Services Unit     

    Wayne Hills Preschool Center

    937 Fir Street

    Waynesboro, Va 22980

    540-942-7111        fax: 540-943-6208


     Staff Directory

    Ashley S. Rhodenizer - Director 
             Ext:  106          

    Kristi Pelina
    Early Childhood Development Coordinator
    Ext. 107
    Carol Marvin
    Family & Community Development Specialist
    Ext. 103
    Kristine Ernzen
    Mental Health & Disabilities Specialist
    Laura Jordan
    Operations Manager
    Ext:  105
    Amy Thompson 
    EHS-CCP Manager
    Colleen Mastrandea, R.N.  
    Health Specialist
    Ext:  104
    Melissa Carter  
    Program Bookkeeper
    Ext: 108
    Jessica Stevens
    ERSEA Manager
    Ext: 110

    Catherine Bejarano
    Family Service Advocate
    Dixon Education Center in Staunton & Elkton Elementary
    Kim Call
    Family Service Advocate
    Highland Elementary School,
    Valley Elementary and Millboro Elementary
    in Bath County

    Guadalupe Jones
    Family Service Advocate
    Stone Spring Elementary in Harrisonburg
    Julie Ainsley
    Family Service Advocate
    Augusta County & Waynesboro
    Eliza Biby 
    Family Service Advocate
    Waynesboro Head Start
    Lauren Smith
    EHS Family Service Advocate
    Wayne Hills EHS & Wonderland Enrichment Center



    For more information about Head Start or Early Head Start click here.