Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

Providing free high quality, comprehensive preschool programs for eligible families with children age 3 or 4. 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 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, 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.

We are accepting ECEAP Applications for the 2022-2023 school year!  
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Click to view the application page   

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

Apply today to be an ECEAP Substitute! 

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

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

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