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The mission of College of Western Idaho's (CWI) Early Childhood Education Preschool is to provide a model environment to train the College's Early Childhood Education students while providing a quality experience for preschool-aged children.

Services are accredited by the National Association of Young Children. 

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Enrollment Information

  • 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.
  • Sessions

    Spring 2024-2025

    Mondays / Wednesdays
    9:15 – 11:30 a.m.

    Tuesdays / Thursdays
    9:15 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Tuition

    For each year, a $30 enrollment fee will apply. 

    Session Student Employee Community
    2 DAYS
    Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday
    $50/month (6 months)
    $75/month (6 months)
    $100/month (6 months)
    4 DAYS
    Monday – Thursday
    $100/month (6 months)
    $150/month (6 months)
    $200/month (6 months)
  • Registration

    To enroll in preschool services or be placed on our waiting list, please complete the Preschool Registration form linked below. 

    Submit your completed form by email to or by mail to:

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

    Register for Preschool Services

  • Payments

    Payments for preschool enrollment fees and tuition may be paid online.QR Code for Preschool Payments

    Make a Payment


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Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
  • Preschool Lab Director
Room: NCMP 102E