Early Education Centers

  • Early Education Centers are high quality developmentally appropriate preschool programs that address the social-emotional, physical and cognitive needs of the population served. The mission and beliefs of ECED outlines a commitment and responsibility to the diverse cultural and linguistic needs of children and families.


    LOCATIONS:  For a list of Early Education Centers, click here:  EEC Locations 

    HOURS OF OPERATION: Usually 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Centers operate 246 days per year.

    WHO QUALIFIES: Families at or below 70% of state median income, family or child must have a qualifying need such as employment, training, seeking employment, etc.  Fees may be required, based on gross family income. 

    ELIGIBILITY: Children ages 2 through 4 are served at most centers.

    PARENT EDUCATION AND OUTREACH: Parent advisory council, two parent-teacher conferences per year, parent survey, parent education.