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The Delaware Department of Education (DOE) is facilitating School Reopening Working Groups.  All DE families, school employees, and community stakeholders are encouraged to participate in meetings and to share feedback/ideas. To learn more, please CLICK HERE.

COLWYCK PRESCHOOL INFORMATION: 

At the Colonial Early Education Program (CEEP) at The Colwyck Center, we offer a preschool program for children ages three and four. ALL classrooms include and embrace children with and without identified disabilities.  Research and developmentally-appropriate practices confirm that the “Inclusion Model” is considered to be best practice. To view DE’s Early Childhood Inclusion Guide, please CLICK HERE. CEEP gives ALL enrolled children access to participate in age-appropriate learning opportunities and the supports necessary to do so.  

Students with disabilities attend for free and are offered free bus transportation. To register a child with and IEP visit our main office or contact our Colwyck Lead Secretary, Erin Kirby at erin.kirby@colonial.k12.de.us. To make a referral for a special education evaluation, please contact our Colonial Child Find Team at childfind@colonial.k12.de.us. 

Families of students without disabilities must complete an online application, as space is limited. If invited to participate, students without disabilities must be transported by their families and are funded in one of three ways.  CLICK HERE to learn more. 
1. Tuition-1/2 day 3s- $200 per month; Full-day 3s & 4s-$400 per month
2. Purchase of Care (POC)-Child Care subsidy available via DSS.
3. Early Childhood Assistance Program (ECAP)- FREE for income eligible children.
CLICK HERE to learn more. 

CEEP is a Star Level 5 Program licensed by the DE Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL).  All staff are certified by the DE Department of Education and DE First. All CEEP classrooms have a lead teacher, one or more paraeducators, and the support of occupational, physical, and speech/language therapists.  Student to staff ratios in each classroom follow OCCL regulations. 

The itinerant service providers, who are teachers and therapists, are housed at The Colwyck Center and at John G. Leach School.  Itinerant service providers work with children with identified disabilities at community preschools, child care centers, and Head Start centers.

COLWYCK PRESCHOOL INFORMATION: 

At the Colonial Early Education Program (CEEP) at The Colwyck Center, we offer a preschool program for children ages three and four. ALL classrooms include and embrace children with and without identified disabilities.  Research and developmentally-appropriate practices confirm that the “Inclusion Model” is considered to be best practice. To view DE’s Early Childhood Inclusion Guide, please CLICK HERE. CEEP gives ALL enrolled children access to participate in age-appropriate learning opportunities and the supports necessary to do so.  

Students with disabilities attend for free and are offered free bus transportation. To register a child with and IEP visit our main office or contact our Colwyck Lead Secretary, Erin Kirby at erin.kirby@colonial.k12.de.us. To make a referral for a special education evaluation, please contact our Colonial Child Find Team at childfind@colonial.k12.de.us. 

Families of students without disabilities must complete an online application, as space is limited. If invited to participate, students without disabilities must be transported by their families and are funded in one of three ways.  CLICK HERE to learn more. 
1. Tuition-1/2 day 3s- $200 per month; Full-day 3s & 4s-$400 per month
2. Purchase of Care (POC)-Child Care subsidy available via DSS.
3. Early Childhood Assistance Program (ECAP)- FREE for income eligible children.
CLICK HERE to learn more. 

CEEP is a Star Level 5 Program licensed by the DE Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL).  All staff are certified by the DE Department of Education and DE First. All CEEP classrooms have a lead teacher, one or more paraeducators, and the support of occupational, physical, and speech/language therapists.  Student to staff ratios in each classroom follow OCCL regulations. 

The itinerant service providers, who are teachers and therapists, are housed at The Colwyck Center and at John G. Leach School.  Itinerant service providers work with children with identified disabilities at community preschools, child care centers, and Head Start centers.

COLWYCK PRESCHOOL INFORMATION: 

At the Colonial Early Education Program (CEEP) at The Colwyck Center, we offer a preschool program for children ages three and four. ALL classrooms include and embrace children with and without identified disabilities.  Research and developmentally-appropriate practices confirm that the “Inclusion Model” is considered to be best practice. To view DE’s Early Childhood Inclusion Guide, please CLICK HERE. CEEP gives ALL enrolled children access to participate in age-appropriate learning opportunities and the supports necessary to do so.  

Students with disabilities attend for free and are offered free bus transportation. To register a child with and IEP visit our main office or contact our Colwyck Lead Secretary, Erin Kirby at erin.kirby@colonial.k12.de.us. To make a referral for a special education evaluation, please contact our Colonial Child Find Team at childfind@colonial.k12.de.us. 

Families of students without disabilities must complete an online application, as space is limited. If invited to participate, students without disabilities must be transported by their families and are funded in one of three ways.  CLICK HERE to learn more. 
1. Tuition-1/2 day 3s- $200 per month; Full-day 3s & 4s-$400 per month
2. Purchase of Care (POC)-Child Care subsidy available via DSS.
3. Early Childhood Assistance Program (ECAP)- FREE for income eligible children.
CLICK HERE to learn more. 

CEEP is a Star Level 5 Program licensed by the DE Office of Child Care Licensing (OCCL).  All staff are certified by the DE Department of Education and DE First. All CEEP classrooms have a lead teacher, one or more paraeducators, and the support of occupational, physical, and speech/language therapists.  Student to staff ratios in each classroom follow OCCL regulations. 

The itinerant service providers, who are teachers and therapists, are housed at The Colwyck Center and at John G. Leach School.  Itinerant service providers work with children with identified disabilities at community preschools, child care centers, and Head Start centers.

 

CEEP is grateful to partner with the non-profit Read Every Day (RED). To Learn more, visit https://readeverydayinc.org/ 

Colwyck General Info

Principal: Katrina Daniels (katrina.daniels@colonial.k12.de.us)
Phone: 302-429-4085
Fax: 302-429-4097
Address:
The Colwyck Center
12 Landers Lane
New Castle, DE 19720
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Colwyck and Leach Preschool Deposits for the 2020-2021 school year are now being accepted for children Invited through the lottery and children returning for a second year at CEEP.

  • 1/2 day students-The deposit is $200
  • Full day students-The deposit is $400

If you have questions about payments, please contact Kim Tomlinson at kimberly.tomlinson@colonial.k12.de.us.
We recognize that many families have been impacted by the global pandemic and closures that have occurred due to the Coronavirus.  We have extended the timeframe to make your deposit for next year until 7/30/20 to allow as much flexibility as possible.  You are welcome to pay the deposit before 7/30/20, if you are able.

As long as all of your child’s registration documents are received by the registration deadline communicated to your family, your child’s spot is guaranteed until 7/30/20.  
If you are unable to pay by 7/30/20, please contact Dawn Alexander at dawn.alexander@colonial.k12.de.us.
Please note that the nine subsequent monthly tuition payments of $200 (1/2 day) or $400 (full day) are due on or before the first Monday of the month in September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May.

Purchase of care (POC)-child care subsidy Info