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Early Learning Program logoThe Early Childhood Education Preschool offering at College of Western Idaho (CWI) is accredited by the National Association of  Young Children. 

You can find the Early Childhood Education program located in the Nampa Campus Multipurpose Building.

The program's mission is to provide a model environment to train CWI Early Childhood Education students at the College while providing a quality experience for preschool-aged children.

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2022-2023 Preschool Sessions

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday / 9:15 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. / $750 per year
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday / 1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. / $750 per year

PLEASE NOTE:  Please complete a registration form to be placed on our waiting list.

Enrollment Priorities and Procedures

  • Preschool classes are open to children of CWI students, employees, and members of the community. 
  • Priority in enrollment is given to currently enrolled children and children of CWI students, faculty, and staff.
  • Enrollment for current families begins at the end of February and is open to new families in March.
  • Children from the surrounding community are welcome as space allows.
  • Tuition discounts are available for CWI employees and students.
  • Payment plans are available.
  • Each session runs the entire academic year or two semesters 
  • Children must be three years of age by Sept. 1 of the current year to attend.

Registration Information

Registration Form

Mail completed registration forms to: 

College of Western Idaho
Attn:  Sherri Lauer
Early Childhood Education
MS 1300
P.O. Box 3010
Nampa, ID 83653

Completed registration forms can also be submitted via email to Sherri Lauer at

For questions or additional information, please contact Sherri Lauer at the email listed above or by calling 208.562.3483

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  • Preschool Lab Director