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Clover Park Early Learning Program

Enrollment

We are currently accepting applications for the 2018 -2019 School Year. Children must be at least three years old by August 31, 2018 in order to be eligible. You can request an application packet be mailed to you by calling (253) 583-5360 or by emailing HS-ECEAP@cloverpark.k12.wa.us

To pick up an application in person please visit the Clover Park Early Learning Program at 10202 Earley Ave SW Lakewood WA 98499. Our building is open 8:30 – 4:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesdays the building is open 9:00 – 12:00.

 

Questions and Answers

Q. Who is eligible for the program

A. Children must be at least three years old by August 31st of the current school year in order to enroll into the Early Learning Program. Children that are four years old by August 31st will receive enrollment priority before children that are three years old by August 31st. All applications will be prioritized based on family risk factors such a low-income, homelessness, foster care and child protective services involvement

Q. What is the purpose of the Clover Park Early Learning Program?

A. The Clover Park Early Learning Program provides enriching experiences that help children learn and develop in a number of ways. The early childhood day is focused on building skills that are important for all children. Our teachers plan meaningful daily lessons that encourage children to develop and practice behaviors such as persistence, empathy, problem solving and thinking skills.

Q. What Early Learning Programs does Clover Park School District offer?

A. Clover Park School District offers Head Start, and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP). The Early Learning Program is located at the following schools:

  • Clover Park Early Learning Program
  • Tillicum Elementary School
  • Evergreen Elementary School
  • Hillside Elementary School
  • Rainer Elementary School

Call our Clover Park Early Learning Program main office at (253)583-5360 to find out which location serves your neighborhood or use the Bus Route Locators

All locations provide half day classes. Times may vary by location.

Q. What is Early Head Start?

A. Early Head Start provides free services to eligible families with infants and toddlers. For more information, Contact Martha Wiaters at (253) 324-0451 or by email at mwaiters@psesd.org.

Q. What if I am concerned that my child may have a disability?

 If you believe your child has a disability and requires Special Education Services, a Child find screening can be scheduled by calling (253) 583-5170

Who to Contact

Name Title Phone Fax E-mail
Early Learning Program Main Office and Enrollment 253-583-5360 253-583-5369 HS-ECEAP@cloverpark.k12.wa.us
Jennifer White Early Learning Program Manager 253-583-5362 253-583-5369 jwhite@cloverpark.k12.wa.us
Wilma Benavides Early Learning Program Manager Assistant 253-583-5363 253-583-5369 wbenavid@cloverpark.k12.wa.us