Early Childhood Center


Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Early Childhood Center

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Early Childhood Program is a public preschool program licensed by the Ohio Department of Education. We believe in supporting the growth of the whole child through attention to the development of social and emotional skills, physical development and intellectual growth. We strive not only to provide a solid education foundation for each child, but also instill a love of learning and the confidence necessary to explore our ever-changing world.   
Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on March 3. Beginning on February 4, you can call the Early Childhood Center at 216-371-7356 to schedule a registration appointment. Registration packets will be available at Gearity, Noble and Oxford Elementary schools on February 4th and will also be available on the registration tab. 

Program Highlights
  • Licensed and highly trained staff serve the needs of all children
  • Small class size
  • Universal Pre-Kindergarten Funding
  • 5 Star Step Up to Quality Rating from the Ohio Department of Education
  • Play and inquiry based teaching practices
  • Curriculum inspired field trips
  • Visits from CH-UH Librarians
  • Partnership with John Carroll University
The program offers both integrated Half-Day and Full-Day options.

Early Childhood Center News

Farmers to Families

'Farmers to Families' to Visit Local Church Saturday, October 31

Oct. 23, 2020 -- Farmers to Families food distribution will be visiting New Song Church on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. They will be distributing 1,000 boxes of fresh produce, meat, and dairy while supplies last.  More +
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Board Votes to Keep District in Remote Status Until at Least 11/16

Oct. 21, 2020 -- The CH-UH Board of Education voted to continue the 2020-2021 school year in a remote status until at least November 16.
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"Blue Card" Information to be Collected in Infinite Campus

Oct. 20, 2020 -- Beginning this year, the District is using the Infinite Campus Annual Update to collect information traditionally collected by  “Blue Cards” on the first day of school. To access your Annual Update, log in to your Infinite Campus Parent Portal. More +

MetroHealth Community Flu Clinics, October 24 & 27

Oct. 19, 2020 -- MetroHealth Medical Center is providing flu shots on Saturday, October 24, 2020 and Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Severance Circle. Flu shots are available for anyone ages 6 months and older; you do not have to be a MetroHealth patient to attend. More +
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - October 17, 2020

Oct. 19, 2020 -- Superintendent Kirby addresses the recent Level 3 Advisory in Cuyahoga County, and her recommendation to the Board that we begin the second quarter in remote learning.
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Contact Us

Early Childhood Center
2323 Wrenford Road
University Heights, OH 44118

Phone: 216-371-7356
Fax: 216-397-5959

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Danielle Foran
Danielle Foran
Early Childhood Program Specialist

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