Early Childhood Programs

Through developmentally appropriate experiences, children are encouraged to reach their full potential. A safe and nurturing environment that builds self-esteem and positive social interactions is provided. Positive home/school relationships are enhanced through open communication with parents.

Early Childhood Special Education

ECSE is a preschool program for children ages 2½ to 6 years with demonstrated delays in speech and language development, learning, behavior, coordination, vision or hearing. Contact Jennifer Headley-Nordman, Special Education Coordinator, at (616) 794-4724, with concerns about your child’s development.

Great Start Readiness Program

The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a state funded preschool program designed for children who are four years of age or will be four by December 1 of the program year and who meet specific eligibility criteria. The program is administered by the Ionia County ISD and is made available through a partnership between the Ionia County ISD and each of the local school districts. We are very excited and honored to work with your child and support you in getting your child off to a great start in school!

Preschool Online Application

Direct Link to the Application