Center for Early Childhood Services

The Center for Early Childhood Services is committed to increasing academic, social-emotional, physical and problem-solving competence in young children through family support and experiential early learning environments, which build on individual strengths and honor respectful relationships.

STEM in Early Learning Classrooms - STEM Workshop with Kate Hellenthal
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at NEWESD 101, Talbott Event Center, Spokane Room, 4202 S Regal Street, Spokane, WA
Cost: $50 per person. 6 STARS STEM Hours. 6 STEM Clock Hours available ($2 per clock hour, minimum $10)
This one day workshop is for preschool through first grade teachers and will consist of four sessions focused on implementing and enhancing STEM instruction in the early learning classroom. 
This hands-on day of learning will include sessions on the following:
     1. Explore and plan different methods through which the SE cycle can be implemented
     2. Learn how to embed robust block play into the early learning classroom
     3. Explore multi-level interchangeable science centers that help build more organic learning experiences in a STEM classroom
     4. The importance of building STEM connections beyond the classroom. 
For more information about the workshop, contact Kim Lyman at (509) 789-3783 or email:

To register, follow the link to PD Enroller at:

Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) provides children with a high quality preschool classroom experience, in addition to comprehensive services for the child. In partnership with 11 school districts and five licensed child care or tribal providers, the Center for Early Childhood provides ECEAP services throughout the region. Sites are located in Adams, Lincoln, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties, as well as the Mead School District in north Spokane County.

We are accepting Applications for ECEAP Preschools for the 2019-2020 School Year!

To find out more information regarding ECEAP, please click on the logo below: 



NEWESD 101 does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age,veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to: ADA/Title IX Officer, Michelle Powers,509.789.3504 * Section 504 Coordinator, Mick Miller, 509.789.3538 * 4202 S.Regal Street, Spokane, WA 99223.