According to the National Institute for Early Education Research's "The State of Preschool 2009," ECEAP meets the benchmarks in:
- Program standards
- Staff-to-child ratio
- Maximum classroom size
- Assistant teacher degree requirements
- Teacher specialized training
- Screening/referral and support services
- Teacher in-service
We are proud of our state's high-quality preschool program! More than 8,000 children around the state are enrolled this school year. Thanks to Governor Chris Gregoire and the 2010 Legislature, even more children will have access to preschool in the coming years.
To read ECEAP's program standards, click here.
To learn more about ECEAP and whether your child might be eligible, click here.