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When do classes meet?

The Early Learning Center Program follows the Weston Public School calendar. Please check the calendar for district-wide holidays and early dismissal days.

The Early Learning Center Program is in session Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each Early Learning Center student's program is individualized based on student need and is established at his/her P.P.T. meeting.  Typical peers enrolled through the lottery attend the program Monday through Friday from 8:30-1:15.

Is transportation provided?

Transportation - By Van/Bus

Transportation to and from school is provided to Early Learning Center students with special needs.

  • You will be provided with a pick-up and drop-off time by the bus garage.
  • It is very important that your child is ready to leave from home on time.
  • Parents must secure his/her child in the car seat, booster seat or seat belt on the van/bus.
  • No food or drinks may be consumed on the van/bus.
  • The school and the bus company must be given the name of responsible adults who will be taking your child off of the van/bus.

Transportation - By Car

Parents of typical peers students and those other students traveling by car will need to drop off and pick up their child at the designated times for the program in which their child is enrolled. Drop off is located in the East House lot near the public library.

You must provide the names in writing of anyone who you will be allowing to pick up your child from school. Students will not be released to any other individuals.

Important Reminders

All visitors must check in at the school office. If your child is late or leaving early, he/she will be met at or escorted to the office by a staff member. Please do not leave children in your car unattended even for brief errands in the school building.

What if your child will be absent?

To report that your child is going to be absent from school, please call the attendance line at 203-291-1445.

What if your child rides a van/bus and will be absent?

You will need to make two (2) phone calls:

1.         Inform the bus company by calling 203-291-1477.

2.         Call the attendance line at 203-291-1445.

How do I find out about the Hand-in-Hand program for typical peers?   Information about applying to the program appears in the PTO newsletter and is advertised in the Weston Forum. It is also posted on the school website.  Applications can be found on the school website or you can contact Stephanie Gallo at 203-291-1447.  Students are selected through a lottery system and a program fee is charged. Parents provide transportation for their child.  All ELC classrooms are nut-free and allergy-alert environments.


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Phone: 203-221-6550     Fax: 203-221-1253
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