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Early Childhood Education

9 months ago


The Moffat County School District’s Early Childhood Program serves children with a variety of educational needs, including children with identified special education needs.  Services offered to children with disabilities or special education needs are in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Children participate in enriching activities based on the Creative Curriculum model.  The Early Childhood Program utilizes funding from Colorado Preschool Program (CPP), Head Start, State and Federal Special Education Funds, and Tuition.

Or goal is to help each child develop a positive self-image, a positive attitude toward learning and to support children’s social and educational development.

All services are provided in partnership with families and family participation in all aspects of the program is welcomed.

The program is licensed by the Colorado Department of Human Services to serve children ages 3 through 5 and is available to residents of the Moffat County School District.  Contact the Early Childhood Education office at (970) 824-7457.

Preschool Hours
Half Day
Morning half day session drop off is from 7:45 – 8:00. Afternoon half day session drop off is 11:55-12:05. Preschool doors are opened at 10:55 for parents to pick up their child from the morning session and 3:00 for the afternoon session.
Full Day
Drop off for the Kiss-N-Go is 7:30 to 7:50. Walk in is from 7:30 to 8:00. Full Day students go to the cafeteria and have the option of eating breakfast.
The inside doors open at 2:45 for pick up.
Authorized Adult Pick up
Individuals authorized by parents/guardians to pick up children from preschool, must be 18 years of age and their name must be included on permission form. IF A CHILD IS TO BE PICKED UP BY SOMEONE NOT ON THE CHILD’S “PERMISSION TO PICK UP” FORM, THE SCHOOL MUST BE NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN.
Please call the Preschool office at
824-7457, if your child is going to be absent. If we do not hear from you it is considered an unexcused absence.
Staff Members
  • Our Philosophy
    The Moffat County School District’s Early Childhood program provides integrated services that provide a foundation for lifelong learning and supports the role of the parents/guardians as partners in their child’s educational development. Each classroom has children varying in ages, developmental levels, strengths, and needs. Each child will be warmly received as an individual with unique needs and interests.
  • Our Mission Statement
    In partnership with families and the Craig community: to provide and support high quality developmentally appropriate, comprehensive and early childhood service which meets the social/emotional, physical and educational needs of all children, including children with disabilities, and their families.

Craig, Colorado