Early Childhood Center

The Early Childhood Center offers students age 3-5 pre-school special education. The program has two locations: Greenridge Elementary and South Godwin Elementary.

Our Mission

Early Childhood Center provides quality specialized instruction specific to the developmental needs of young children in the areas of social/emotional, early language/literacy, and adaptive behavior in order to increase inclusion within their neighborhood schools and in the community.

Core Skills

  • Social/Emotional
  • Early Language/Literacy
  • Adaptive Behavior

Mission Implementation

  • We provide a supportive environment that fosters development at a pace appropriate to each individual child.
  • We are committed to creating a learning environment where children learn through play.
  • We provide a rich and responsive language environment, both verbal and visual.
  • We are committed to developing kindergarten readiness skills for all students.
  • We utilize curriculum aligned to the MDE Early Learning Standards of Quality for Pre-Kindergarten.
  • We are committed to partnering with families and connecting with community supports.
  • We are committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students.
  • We are committed to improving outcomes for all students through continuous improvement and implementing a system of supports.

Office Staff

Kelly Goff
Principal
616-254-5403
Mary Kay Kolber
Principal
616-365-6172
Courtney Shaffer
Administrative Assistant
616-254-5401

Parent Resources

Greenridge (North)

3825 Oakridge Ave. NW
Comstock Park, MI 49321

616-254-5401

South Godwin (South)

28 Bellevue St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548

616-410-4990

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