Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)
Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a "whole child," comprehensive, family-focused preschool program that provides FREE services and support to eligible children and their families. The goal of ECEAP is to help ensure all Washington children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.
Head Start is a program that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and families. The program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children's physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills.
Benton Franklin Head Start Program Interest Letter
Inspire Development Centers
Inspire Development Centers is a provider of Early Learning education programs, i.e. ECEAP, Regional Head Start, Early Head Start, Migrant Head Start, and Migrant Early Head Start. For more information, contact 509-547-7882
Transitional Kindergarten (TK)
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is a kindergarten program for children, below the age of five, who do not have access to high-quality early learning experiences prior to kindergarten and they have been identified by the district, through a screening process, to be in need of additional preparation to be successful in kindergarten the following year.