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Welcome to ECE!

Immediate enrollment at the Krieger and UV Centers! Availability for preschool ages 2 – 4+ years. APPLY NOW! Call 310-825-2822.

UCLA Early Care and Education provides care and education for children and an essential service to families by focusing on research and quality.

News and Information

UCLA PreK-12 Community 5K Walk/Run May 22, 2022 A unique chance to socialize outdoors with UCLA families and employees from ECE, IDP, UPNS, Bright Horizons-Westwood, Lab School and Geffen Academy!

Enrollment Policy: Important policy updates simplify the applicant pool process!

Maven Clinic Tool: Should I keep my chidren home or send them to child care? This decision-making tool is an interactive site designed to walk you through through the process.

ECE Enrollment Update
ECE enrollment is vastly different in 2022 as we adapt to the required changes related to COVID-19. Our #1 priority is the well-being of the children in our care, their families and our staff. We maintain compliance with all public health and safety mandates, protocols, and shifting licensing requirements.

Getting a Good Night's Sleep: How to help your child sleep through the night
Tips and suggestions for healthy sleep for your infant and toddler from Lekha M. Rao, MD - Krieger parent, pediatric neurologist, and infant sleep consultant

Hooked on Praise
Five Reasons to Stop Saying “Good Job!” by Alfie Kohn