Early Childhood

The Westside Foundation supports the Westside Early Childhood Program that provides a safe, engaging educational environment for children ages 18 months through sixth grade. The program offers developmentally appropriate opportunities for children to grow and develop socially, emotionally, intellectually, and physically with the support and guidance of competent and compassionate adults.

Early Childhood:

  • is located at all 10 elementary schools in the District
  • is also located at Underwood Hills
  • employs more than 135 teachers
  • serves more than 1,100 children

Early Childhood Education includes:

  • Toddler Program for 18 months to age 3
  • Pre-School for 3 to 5-year-olds
  • Before and after school program
  • Four-year-old day school program

The Westside Early Childhood Centers will be closed on the following days:

  • Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Staff Training Day - Friday, October 18, 2019
  • Staff Training Day - Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Day After Thanksgiving - Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Day Before Christmas Eve - Monday, December 23, 2019
  • Christmas Eve Day - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • New Year's Eve Day - Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • New Year's Eve Day - Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • Staff Training Day - Monday, January 20, 2020

Support Westside Foundation’s Early Childhood programs.

Program Director
Julie Oelke, M. Ed.
(402)390-8207
oelke.julie@westside66.net