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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 early February for the next school year.  On-line forms for the next school year are not accepted until the February 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)

*      Transportation

How to Apply if I Want EC4T Classes ONLY  

*      Complete an interest form

Online or
In person at the ECASD - Early Learning Office, 3031 Epiphany Lane or
By calling the Early Learning Office at 715-852-3608 or
By mailing the form (print form) to:

Eau Claire Area School District
ATTN:  Early Learning Office
3031 Epiphany Lane
Eau Claire, WI  54703

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


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