At the Early Childhood Center of Whitmore Lake Public Schools, we believe a huge component of a successful education is being informed! On this page, you’ll find a variety of resources for you to stay current on happenings at ECC, educational tools for parents, and all the required forms and applications for each of our programs.
See what’s on the horizon at the Early Childhood Center! Check our class schedule for the various ECC programs and see if there are any exciting events on our calendar.
Keep up with everything happening at the WL Early Childhood Center and avoid misplaced info by visiting PeachJar. Access important ECC flyers, event information, after school programs, lunch menus, schedules, notes from the Principal, and more, in one easy place. Click below to view flyers and sign-up for programs online!
Here you will find information about our individual programs available at the WLPS Early Childhood Center including Head Start & the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), Kids Club, and Tuition Based Enrichment Preschool. You may also complete the enrollment or application process for your child online by clicking the links contained within the menus below.
The Early Childhood Center offers two free grant programs for students that qualify – Head Start and the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP). If you are interested in either of our free programs, please click the button below to visit the Washtenaw Preschool website to complete an interest survey. You will then be contacted by either the site administrator or by Charlie Basham, the Head Start and GSRP Family Service Worker to determine eligibility. If you qualify, you will then set up an appointment to complete an intake interview and provide documentation to verify your eligibility for either program.
If you have any question about these programs, the application process, or how we determine eligibility, please contact Charlie Basham at 734-449-2051 ext. 4001, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Program Handbook details our policies and procedures at the WLPS Early Childhood Center regarding attendance, health and safety, parent involvement and communication, classroom activities, and more.
Informed parents are better prepared to create an environment at home, in public, and at school for their young learner to flourish. Stay up to date with our class schedule and more through our newsletter!
Dear Families and Community Members,
Welcome to the nationally accredited Whitmore Lake Public Schools Early Childhood Center (ECC)! We serve over 100 children ages 0-5 years in free and tuition-based full and half day programs and playgroups as well as wrap-around childcare! Here at the ECC, we offer all of our programs and services under one roof in order to meet the developmental needs of each child. We also offer the following to our families:
We hope you will join us as we continue to provide high-quality programs for young children.
Please call, email or stop by for a tour!
Sincerely, Sue Wanamaker
Early Childhood Director
734-449-2051 ext. 1000