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Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

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Program Description

The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), at Meadow Crest Early Learning Center, is a comprehensive free state-funded preschool program providing early childhood programs for low income preschool children and their families. Modeled after the federally funded Head Start program, ECEAP experiences include:

  • Early childhood education services
  • Nutrition services
  • Health screenings and follow-up
  • Family support
  • Family engagement and leadership opportunities

ECEAP preschool provides wonderful early learning opportunities for preschool-aged students living within the Renton School District boundaries. Preschool-aged children experience pre-kindergarten learning in a structured and nurturing environment. The ECEAP preschool encourages parent and extended family involvement and offers evening activities for families regularly throughout the school year.

Program Details

Renton School District offers ECEAP classrooms at both Campbell Hill Elementary and Meadow Crest Early Learning Center. Campbell Hill offers one AM Part-Day session and one School Day session. All classes are in session Monday-Thursday.

Meadow Crest offers two AM sessions and one PM session of Part-Day ECEAP preschool and four sessions of School Day preschool.

Each session includes one teacher and one teacher assistant. Part-day sessions are 3 hours long and include breakfast and lunch in the AM and lunch and a snack in the PM. ECEAP School Day students attend 7 hour days, Monday through Thursday and are provided breakfast, lunch and a snack.

Eligibility Requirements

For a child to participate in the ECEAP preschool program, families must meet the following criteria:

    * Income: families must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for the ECEAP preschool program or have other qualifying factors
    * Age: children must turn 3 years-old by August 31st.
    * Address: families must live within the Renton School District boundaries

How to Apply

If you are interested in submitting an application for your child to enter the ECEAP program at Meadow Crest Early Learning Center, please contact:

Ashley Coleman-Matyshock
Family Support 
(425) 204-2219

Christine Miller (Habla Español)
Family Support
(425) 204-2222

Malisa Chhuoy
Family Support
(425) 204-2221

Nia Carrington
Family Support 
(425) 204-2218 

Senaida Megow (Habla Español)
Family Support 
(425) 204-2220

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