The Early Childhood Education Center (E.C.E.C.) is an extension of our education department here at Epworth UMC in Toledo, Ohio. It is a preschool that encourages children to develop physically, academically, emotionally, spiritually and socially in a Christian environment. The school will carry out its educational philosophy through: group interaction, development of self-identity and self-worth, large and small muscle development, skills in perception and identification, skills in problem-solving and learning experiences in the academic areas of the Early Learning Standards written by the Ohio Department of Education.
This half-day, preschool program is staffed by professionally qualified early childhood teachers and is available from September-May to any three (three on or before 09/30/19 and potty trained), four or five year old child within our church or community.
Days - Monday/Wednesday/Friday(3 days), Tuesday/Thursday(2 days), Monday-Thursday(4 days)
Time - 9-11:30am
Day - Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday (3 days) or Monday-Thursday (4 days)
Time - 12:30-3pm
Children must be of age to attend kindergarten in 2021 to attend the Monday-Thursday (4 days) am & pm sessions.
Registration will open on February 3 for Epworth families, and February 9 for the general public. Registration forms can be printed below. You may also contact Jane Lyon, Preschool Director, at 419-214-3771 or fill out the contact form below to learn more about the program or to schedule a visit.
Four days/week (M-T-W-TH am or pm) - $220 per month
Three days/week (M-W-F and T-W-TH am or pm) - $185 per month
Two days/week (T-TH am only) - $150 per month
Please note: There is a nonrefundable registration/activity fee of $115 for new students and $100 for returning students. May 2021 tuition is due by May 1, 2020 to secure your spot.
The guidance and management of ECEC will be in accordance with section 5101:212-22 of the Licensing Rules for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Epworth’s Children’s Day Out is an early preschool environment for two and three year old children. The program prepares children for their first school years by providing social and developmentally appropriate skills to be successful in a preschool setting .The program provides them with an opportunity to participate in activities, crafts, stories, art, and imaginative playtime, music and large muscle activities while developing social skills in a safe and caring environment. The state-licensed program operates Monday-Friday, 9-11:30am, September-May.
Registration will open on February 3 for Epworth families, and February 9 for the general public. Registration forms can be printed below. You may also contact Jane Lyon, Preschool Director, at 419-214-3771 or fill out the contact form below to learn more about the program or to schedule a visit. Children need to be two to start the program. Otherwise, you will need to wait until they are two to register later in the school year. Children do not need to be potty trained.
One morning/week: $70.00 per month
Registration fee: $50.00 per child or $90.00 per family. The registration fee is nonrefundable.
Please contact Jane Lyon, Preschool Director, at 419-214-3771 or by filling out the form below to learn more about the program or to schedule a visit.