Applying for EC4T
Who Can Apply
Families with a child who is 4 on or before Sept 1st
Residents of Eau Claire
Non-residents may apply through open enrollment
When to Apply
Parents may apply at any time for the current school year. Applications continue to be accepted throughout the school year for late enrollees. (Choice of location may be limited.)
Parents are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Enrollment opens mid-January for the next school year. On-line forms for the next school year are not accepted until the January enrollment date.
What Options Are Available
EC4T classes ONLY (no charge)
EC4T classes AND the option to purchase extended child care
EC4T classes AND the option to purchase extended services (i.e. religious instruction)
How to Apply if I Want EC4T Classes ONLY
Complete an interest form
In person at the ECASD - Early Learning Office, 500 Main Street or
By calling the Early Learning Office at 715-852-3077 or
By mailing the form (print form) to:
Eau Claire Area School District
ATTN: Early Learning Office
500 Main Street
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Families are encouraged to visit the EC4T sites and to list their preferred sites on the interest form. Children will be assigned to an EC4T site and families will receive a letter with this information by July 1st.
How to Apply if I Want EC4T & Extended Services
Contact the EC4T site of your choice directly to complete an ECASD enrollment form and packet.
Priority enrollment at childcare or preschool centers is given to families who purchase extended services. Priority enrollment continues until May 30th.
Frequently Asked Questions