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Enrollment

Applications

Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be available starting May 14th 2021 

To apply to our preschool program please fill out the attached preschool application for the 2021-2022 school year and email it to the Center Director, Stefanie.Pedigo@csulb.edu.

Preschool 2021-2022 Application (pdf)

To apply to our toddler program please fill out the attached toddler application for the 2021-2022 school year and email it to the Center Director, Stefanie.Pedigo@csulb.edu

Toddler 2021-2022 Application (pdf)

Applications are first available in May prior to the upcoming school year. Waitlists are maintained for one year only. For more information about Child and Family Center applications please email the Center Director, Stefanie Pedigo.

All applications are due by June 4th, 2021

Enrollment Information

Each new application is considered before determining acceptance. To support diversity in the classroom for our student participants, ethnic mix, gender, and developmental age are considered. Since the program’s primary purpose is to serve students who are studying young children, the selection is based upon the need to provide optimal participation and observation opportunities. Faculty and Staff requesting full-time care M-F will be given first consideration for enrollment. Those who fill out an application are notified of enrollment status and their approximate position.

Toddler

14 full-time equivalent children between the ages of 18-36months will be enrolled in the Toddler classroom.Children who are 18 months after August will be placed on a waiting list for the Toddler classroom.

Preschool

Twenty-eight full-time equivalent children will be enrolled in the Preschool between the ages of 3-5 years. Children must be toilet trained to be enrolled in the preschool classroom. Children who are 3 after September will also be placed on a waiting list for the preschool classroom.

Priority for enrollment is given to campus employees. The center operates Monday through Friday 7:30 am-5:30 pm.. A two, three, or five day schedule is offered. All of the University holidays are observed, including a recess in December/January. The program also observes professional development days during the year (which will be given in advance) and one day prior to Spring and two days at the end of summer to prepare for the new school year.

Child and Family Center Most Frequently Asked Questions!

Attached you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Child and Family Center.  If you do not see the answer to your question, please feel free to email the Center Director.  

Child and Family Center Most Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)