Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

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 12 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 and on the "South Hill" in Spokane County.
For a map of local ECEAP sites, click here:
ECEAP Location Map

We are currently accepting ECEAP Applications for the 2020-2021 school year and the 2021-2022 school year. 

To request an ECEAP Application, click here. You can choose to have the application send to your email (to complete electronically or to print out and complete by hand and bring to the site) or mailed to your home. You will need to have the verification documents available to upload to the electronic application or to send back in the mail or bring to the site. If you do not have the verification documents available at the time you complete the electronic  application, you will be contacted to complete the verification process to finish the application process.   

To learn more about our ECEAP programs, click the tabs below.

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

Early Childhood Staff Documents can be found here: 
ECEAP Staff Documents