Child & Family Life Education Center Child Enrollment
Mission of the Child & Family Life Education Center:
The Child & Family Life Education Center (CFLEC) provides the learning environments that include families and preschoolers where University students expand their knowledge of, experience with, and skills regarding: early childhood programming, child and family development, research-based practices for working effectively with multi-generational families and children, family education and involvement, inclusion encompassing culture, differing abilities and lifestyles, support and social services, and observation, assessment, and case study construction.
The Preschool Room (1102 Buzzard Hall) is the learning area for a mixed-age grouping of children ages 3, 4, and 5-year-old. The Center is in session on Tuesday and Thursday's, following the EIU academic calendar, from 9:00am - 11:00am. Children eligible for enrollment must be 3 years of age as of September 1st for the Fall Semester and January 1st for the Spring Semester, and can continue until they are eligible for kindergarten. (In Community Unit One School District the kindergarten entrance age requirement is 5 years of age by September 1st of the school year in which the child enrolls). Cost of attendance is $100.00 per semester.