ECC announces our new School Age Coordinator

We are pleased to announce Whitney Hinrichs will assume the role of our Early Childhood Center’s School Age and Summer Camp Coordinator on 1/22/20.

Whitney has worked with ECC since August of 2012. In that time she has served in multiple roles including school age staff, lead wrap-around teacher, and floating lead. We are all extremely excited to have her leading our school age programming!

Preschool Enrollment for 2020-2021

Preschool enrollment has begun for the 2020-2021 school year! Your child has to be 4 on or before September 15, 2020 to qualify for our 4’s Preschool!

Preschool Programs are offered within College Community Schools’ ECC, View, Hill, Crest, Heights, and Ridge buildings.

  • Half Day Programing is available at no cost, Monday-Thursday from 8:35-11:25 and 12:35-3:25.

To accommodate family needs wrap-around services provide a full day of care and are available within the same building your child will attend preschool. Wrap-around is available Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  This service is fee based. ECC accepts CCA, there are also a limited number of scholarships available courtesy of Linn County Early Childhood Iowa. Please contact Darci Plagman at 319-848-5296 or for additional information.

Head Start Programing is available at the ECC building. Please contact 319-721-2794 for information.

Please apply for 4 year old Preschool for your child you can go to the following link:

Preschool Application

If you have any questions, please call our Early Childhood Center office at (319)-848-5296 or you can email Darci Plagman at






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