Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

ECEAP helps all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.

ECEAP logoNEWESD 101 is a local administrator of Washington's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP). ECEAP is a comprehensive, state-funded high-quality preschool program providing free educational services and supports to eligible children and their families. Leadership and parent education opportunities are also provided for families. The program's goal is to help ensure all Washington children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.

In partnership with 14 school districts and three licensed child care centers, NEWESD 101's Center for Early Childhood Services provides ECEAP services throughout the region. Sites are located in Adams, Lincoln, Ferry, and Stevens counties, as well as within the Mead School District (2 locations), Riverside School District (Chattaroy Elementary), Spokane Tribal TANF Center, and on the "South Hill" in Spokane County.
For a map of local ECEAP sites, click here:
ECEAP Location Map or go to the ECEAP Locations tab below.

Click here to complete an Early Learning Interest Form. 

 Steps for ECEAP Preschool Enrollment image

To learn more about the ECEAP programs, Eligibility, and Locations, click the tabs below.

Apply today! Check out ECEAP positions available.

If you, or someone you know, might be interested in supporting the ECEAP preschool programs, view the job description on the NEWESD 101 website: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/esd101

Click here to view a short video about the ECEAP and Head Start programs:
Link to ECEAP video

NEWESD 101 ECEAP Parent Handbook

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