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Ford Early Learning Center provides high-quality early  education to children three and four years of age in center-based programs, transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, and first-grade classes.

Ford Early Learning Center 2440 Clark Road Ypsilanti, MI 48198 Phone: 734-221-1800 Fax: 734-221-1803
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Upcoming Ford Events

February 2021

2/15/21- Principal Parent Meeting (zoom)

2/25/21- Ford Science Night! (zoom)

March 2021

Ford Reading Night!

Ford Math Night!

 

Calendar

2020-21 School Year Calendar

PDF DocumentYCS 2020-21 Traditional Calendar

Please remember the first day of school for students K-12 is Monday, September 8, 2020. Pre-school students start after the Labor Day holiday on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. 

Spread the Word: YCS Kindergarten Roundup Time!

It's that time of the year!  YCS Kindergarten Roundup is coming up for Ford and Perry! Please see the attached flyer fr details on how to get your kindergartner registered!  
April 16, May 14, and June 3, 2021, by appointments: - iN-PERSON Appointments

YIES Information is also included
Feel free to share!
 

Preschool Return to Learn Orientation Video

Please use this link to view the return to preschool orientation at Ford. First students returning March 1st, 2021

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January 2021 Parent Meeting       

Please follow this link to view information slides from parent meeting on 1/25/21 :  /downloads/ford_20-21/1_25_21_ford_elc_principals_coffee_talk_parentmtg.pptx.pdf
 

 

Learning During School CLOSURE 

Please visit the Ford Family News page to access links for furthering your child's learning during this time at home. 

Watch the Ford Staff read children's books! 

Visit Staff Read Alouds to watch and listen as Ford staff read helpful and favorite books. Can be used on any electronic device.

Parent Involvement Plan

Ford ELC parent involvement plan 
 

Ford ELC Facebook Page

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Ford Early Learning Center

2440 Clark Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Phone: 734-221-1800
Fax: 734-221-1803
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Daniel Young
Principal
Courtney Marshall
Secretary
734-221-1801

Grade Levels

Preschool - Kindergarten - 1st Grade

School Hours

Kindergarten Full Day
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Preschool
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Early Childhood Special Education
AM
PM
Full Day
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.​
Early Dismissal
8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.        

Chartwells - Eat. Learn. Live.

Tiffany Houston
Director of Dining Services
734-221-1024

Instructional Vision: Ford ELC is committed to providing high quality instruction that is equitable, intentional, relevant, focused, and standards-aligned to each student in our community ensuring the academic achievement and social emotional growth of every student. 

Cultural Vision: At Ford ELC, our staff believes in building respectful relationships, presuming positive intent, and ensuring an equitable, thriving and safe school atmosphere. Through collaboration between staff and our community we create a welcoming, transparent and respectful environment where every student, family and staff is accepted and valued.