UM-Dearborn's Early Childhood Education Center will highlight its kindergarten program during an open house on Feb. 11

January 21, 2010

DEARBORN / Jan. 21, 2010---The University of Michigan-Dearbornís Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) will host a kindergarten open house from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the ECEC, located at 18501 Rotunda Dr., Suite 300 between the Southfield Freeway and Oakwood Boulevard.    

Visitors can view the kindergarten classroom and meet the teacher.  Parents also can learn about the ECECís individualized, active-learning program in a stimulating environment with an excellent teacher/child ratio.   Full-day and half-day kindergarten sessions are available.

At the open house, the ECEC will be accepting applications for its 2010-2011 kindergarten program.  Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by Dec. 1.  For more information, contact the ECEC at 313-593-5424.


About University of Michigan-Dearborn
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the 2009/2010 academic year. Founded in 1959 with a gift of just over 200 acres of land and $6.5 million from the Ford Motor Company, UM-Dearborn has been distinguished by its commitment to providing excellent educational opportunities responsive to the needs of southeastern Michigan. The university has 8,700 students pursuing undergraduate, masterís, doctoral and professional degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business, education, and public administration. With a faculty devoted to teaching, and students committed to achievement, UM-Dearborn has been shaped by its history of interaction with business, government and industry in southeastern Michigan, and is committed to responding to the needs of the region in the future.


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