Center for Early Childhood Services
The Center for Early Childhood Services provides both direct service and consultation to districts in the areas of preschool and early childhood education. Major activities include the operation of preschool/child care centers in the Mead School District, supervising 15 Early Childhood Education and Assistance Programs (ECEAP) for age-eligible, low-income children in Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane and Stevens counties, and providing technical support and assistance for birth to 5 early intervention programs.
To find out more information regarding Preschool, Child Care and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), please click on the links below:
Early Learning Preschool and Child Care Centers: ELC
Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program: ECEAP
Early childhood videos
Also see this award-winning video, Culture of Literacy, produced in partnership with Thrive by Five Washington. The video received the 2012 Award of Excellence in videocasting from the National School Public Relations Association. Play video
Early Childhood Education and Intervention Services
- Culture of Literacy
- Spokane County P-3 Project
- Infant & Toddler Assessment & Planning
- Local Lead Agency for Infant & Toddler Early Intervention/Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) for Ferry, Stevens and Pend Orielle counties.
WaKIDS Welcome to Kindergarten
Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WaKIDS) is a transition process that helps to ensure a successful start to the K-12 experience and connect the key adults in a child's life. To find out more, go to this video link: http://www.k12.wa.us/WaKIDS/default.aspx
NEWESD101 complies with all federal and state regulations and does not discriminateon the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age,veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression oridentity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or theuse of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability inits programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts andother designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievanceprocedures may be directed to: ADA/Title IX Officer, Michelle Powers,509.789.3504 * Section 504 Coordinator, Helene Paroff, 509.789.3538 * 4202 S.Regal Street, Spokane, WA 99223.