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Mission Statement:
Hazelwood Early Childhood will work together in a partnership with families and the community to create a positive and nurturing environment in order to ensure maximum growth and healthy development of every child.

High Quality Education Guarantee:

All of our highly qualified teachers hold bachelors or masters degrees in Early Childhood or Early Childhood Special Education and are certified through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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Early Childhood Education (ECE) Locations
Hazelwood Central ECE
The Learning Center
15955 New Halls Ferry Road
Florissant, MO 63031

Phone: 953-4950

Curtis Gunn

Site Coordinator

Attendance Line:

953-4990 
 
Hazelwood East ECE
12555 Partridge Run Drive
Florissant, MO 63033

Phone: 953-7600

Carrie Holt
Site Coordinator

Attendance Line:
953-7640
5323 Ville Maria Lane
Hazelwood, MO 63042
Phone: 953-7650

Dr. Elena Amirault
Director of Early Childhood Education
Site Coordinator

Attendance Line:
953-7690
 
Programs

How do I enroll? Your first step is to call 314-953-7635 and ask to be scheduled for a free developmental screening through our Parents as Teachers program.  After your screening, you will recieve a referral into one of the following programs.

Early Childhood Special Education

The early childhood special education program is provided for three (3) to five (5) year old children with developmental delays in the following areas:

  • Communication development (speech and language)
  • Physical development (fine and gross motor)
  • Cognitive development
  • Social or emotional development
  • Adaptive development

Speech, physical and occupational therapy services are available to students who qualify. Children are eligible for free early childhood special education services when developmental delays are identified through a diagnostic evaluation. Classes are located at all three early childhood centers with half day programming available 3 or 4 days per week.  Transportation is provided.

Title Classes

Title classes are available five days a week at Central Early Childhood, West Early Childhood, Arrowpoint Elementary, Granneman Elementary, Keeven Elementary, Larimore Elementary, Townsend Elementary, and Twillman Elementary.  There are half day classes for three year olds and four year olds by referral only.  Transportation is not provided.

 
Typical Pre-School Lottery
The integrated preschool program is a fee-based preschool available for a limited number of typically developing students that meets three (3) or four (4) half-days per week. Classes are a combination of typically developing children and children with developmental delays. Classes offer a developmentally-appropriate curriculum designed to prepare students to become active learners and creative problem-solvers and to prepare children for kindergarten. These classes are located at all three early childhood locations. Children must have turned 3 or 4 on or before July 31 of that school year (see documents below for 2014-2015 lottery form). Program spaces are limited so students are entered into a lottery which is held each May.  Program fees are $150 per year for 3 day classes and $200 per year for 4 day classes. Parents are responsible for transporting their child to and from school.
 
Registration Paperwork
Birth certificate
Current immunization records
Parent drivers license or state ID
Proof of Residency

 

 

 Documents

 
  
  
  
2014-2015 Lottery Information Letter.pdf2014-2015 Lottery Information LetterNo presence informationWeb Master
2014-2015 Lottery Form.pdf2014-2015 Lottery FormNo presence informationWeb Master
Brochure District Early Childhood 13-14.docBrochure District Early Childhood 13-14No presence informationElena Amirault
ECE CELEBRATIONS.pdfECE CELEBRATIONSNo presence informationWeb Master
Early Childhood Parent Involvement Activities.docEarly Childhood Parent Involvement ActivitiesNo presence informationElena Amirault
clip art.docclip artNo presence informationElena Amirault
Parent Communication Acct Plan.pdfParent Communication Acct PlanNo presence informationWeb Master
ECE Successes 2011-2012.pdfECE Successes 2011-2012No presence informationWeb Master
2012-2013 ECE Parent Handbook.pdf2012-2013 ECE Parent HandbookNo presence informationWeb Master
Pre Post Academic Achievement for 2011-12.pdfPre Post Academic Achievement for 2011-12No presence informationWeb Master
ECE PBIS Slidshow.pdfECE PBIS SlidshowNo presence informationWeb Master
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