About the EEC

About the EEC

The Kearney Early Education Center opened in August of 2018. We serve all district families pregnancy up to kindergarten entry through a variety of programs. The EEC houses Acorn Patch Preschool, Forest Friends Preschool, Parents as Teachers and the Puppy Pound Employee Child Care program. We are licensed by The Department of Health and Senior services.

We offer the following services to the public.

  • Monthly developmental screenings for children ages three years to four years of age.
  • Monthly family events August through May.
  • Scholastic Book fairs twice a year.
  • Annual Trike A Thon Fundraiser and Family Day

In May of 2019 we received “Bronze Level Recognition” from the Kansas City Regional Professional Development Center for the centers implementation work on Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS).