Welcome to the University of Michigan-Dearborn Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC).
The ECEC is a unit of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS). We are a high quality early childhood program. Our early childhood program applies a Reggio Emilia inspired constructivism theory of learning to early childhood education. Our curriculum focus is nurturing children's critical thinking skills and problem solving skills.
The ECEC is a State of Michigan approved and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accredited early learning center for young children.
We also serve as a model teacher preparation and child study facility for university students enrolled in a variety of UM-Dearborn education courses.
2018-2019 School Year Enrollment
The 2018-2019 School Year is just around the corner! Open enrollment for the Community will begin on March 26th for 5-day schedules. Full open enrollment starts on April 2nd. Applications will be made available on our website.