Neff Early Childhood Center

Welcome to Neff Early Childhood Center!


We have FOUR programs operating at Neff Early Childhood Center.
 

  • Little Comets Preschool (LCP)

    Neff's Little Comets Preschool office phone number is 517-925-5640.  Breanna Cleeves is the Director of Little Comets Preschools at both Neff ECC and Delta Mills ECC.  This is a tuition-based preschool program that offers full-time and part-time preschool.  Children must be 2-years-old by December 1st (for the 2-year-old full-day class).  Little Comets Preschool (LCP) offers full-day and part-time classes for 3 and 4-year-olds.  Please visit the Little Comets Preschool website to learn more regarding rates, curriculum, staff, etc.  Hours are 6:45 am - 6:00 pm.  Self-transport only.  Full-day preschool is open year-round as they offer a full-day Summer Camp program.  Students must be potty trained to be in the 3 and 4-year-old classrooms.  Our other Preschool is at the Delta Mills Early Childhood Center located in Delta Township.

  • Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)

    The Neff office phone number is 517-925-5640, but it is a shared office so be sure to indicate you are calling about ECSE.  The principal of ECSE is Tricia Brentar.  ECSE is a program where students have an IEP (Individualized Educational Program) with eligibility (such as Speech or ASD).  Students needing referrals can inquire through Build Up Michigan for screenings:  http://www.buildupmi.org or call (517) 541-8937.  This ECSE program is for 3-5 year-olds and has half-day or full-day options – depending on student needs (held Mondays through Thursdays).  Half-day times are: 8:30 - 11:30 am OR 12:25 - 3:25 pm.  Full-day M-TH option is from 8:30 am - 3:30p m.  Students can be transported via Dean Transportation or may self-transport.

  • Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)

    The Neff office phone number is 517-925-5640, but it is a shared office so be sure to indicate you are calling about GSRP.  This program is managed by Eaton RESA (in Charlotte), and Jen McCaffrey is the GSRP Supervisor – phone number is 517-541-8761.  GSRP is a state-funded program that serves children who are age 4 by September 1st.  Applications are made through the website at eatonpreschool.org – or call 517-541-8724.  Families must meet specific qualifications.  This is a full-day preschool program that runs Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (three classes). Self-transport only (unless your child has an IEP – then they may ride the Dean Transportation bus). 

  • Head Start Program (HS)

    The Neff office phone number is 517-925-5640, but it is a shared office so be sure to indicate you are calling about Head Start.  Nancy Pearsall is the Head Start Supervisor, her phone number is 517-643-5864, and her email is nancy.pearsall@cacsheadstart.org.  The Family Advocate is Jenna Weisz, and her email is jenna.weisz@cacsheadstart.org.  The teachers are Darlene Morgan and Roshanda Watson-Doyle.  Head Start is a federally-funded school readiness program for preschool children whose families meet the income requirements set by the federal Head Start program.  There are two full-day classes from 8:00 am - 3:15 pm, Monday through Thursday.  Most students are 4-year-olds, but if there are openings, 3-year--olds have enrolled.  Submit applications through the website at eatonpreschool.org – or  517-541-8724.