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Pinewood EEC is a high quality developmentally appropriate preschool program that addresses the social-emotional, physical, cognitive needs while being respectful of all cultures and languages spoken by families, children and staff.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Centers operate 246 days per year.

Who Qualifies
Families at or below 70% of state median income, family or child must have a qualifying need such as employment, training, seeking employment, etc. Fees may be required, based on gross family income.

First priority is given to children receiving child protective services or who are at risk of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation. Second priority is given to eligible four year olds (defined as children turning 4 on or before September 1 of the school year). Third priority is given to eligible two, three and five year olds. Within these priorities, families with the lowest adjusted gross monthly income are admitted first.

Families must provide documentation verifying that all adults counted in the family size are employed, actively seeking employment, attending school/training during center hours (including online courses), have a parental incapacity or are seeking permanent housing.

Children ages 2 through 5, including Transitional Kindergarten.

Parent Education and Outreach
Parent advisory council, two parent-teacher conferences per year, parent survey, and parent education on site.



Early Education Center