Colt Early Childhood Education Center

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Welcome to Colt Early Childhood Education Center

We are committed to helping each child achieve her or his academic best while promoting positive character development, and grow into contributing members of society.  As we deliver instruction, we foster the foundation for lifelong learners by providing instruction to all students in partnership with families and community.

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Preschool Bike Day
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Colt Waterworks Day
Colt Waterworks Day
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Colt Preschool Celebration
Colt Preschool Celebration
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Colt - Move on up day
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Colt - Move on up day
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Schools of Choice will open from May 14, 2018 until June 12, 2018 .

Schools of Choice applications will be accepted for a limited number of seats in limited grades.  Below is a list of grades that we are accepting applications for and the minimum number of seats available for that grade level.

(30) Kindergarten - Colt Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC)
(10) 6th Grade - East Intermediate
(10) 7th Grade - Waverly Middle School
(10) 8th Grade - Waverly Middle School
(1) 9th Grade - Waverly High School

Applications will ONLY be available online at the Waverly Community Schools Website at:

Be A Tourist In Your Own Home Town

Saturday, June 2, 2018 -  10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau brings you the 24th Annual Be A Tourist In Your Own Town celebration! Once again, we open the doors for you to explore a world of family-friendly attractions, right here in mid-Michigan. For only $1 you can purchase a “passport” which allows you admission to more than 90 area attractions, local businesses and special activities. With special routes during BATYOT, CATA buses will take you to most attractions for just 50 cents. Passports are on sale now! To view more information, selling locations and a list of participating attractions visit

Waverly Student Childcare - Summer 2018

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Waverly Clothing Closet

PDF DocumentClothes Closet 2018 Dates

If you are looking for a place to donate to, the Waverly Clothes Closet is in dire need of toiletries and non-perishable food.

2017-2018 Bus Schedule

Annual Reports

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Colt Early Childhood Education Center
4344 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48917

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Phone: 517-323-3777
Fax:  517-323-9813

Kindergarten School Hours:  8:40 am - 3:40 pm
Delayed start time:  10:40 am

Tuition Preschool Hours: 8:15 am - 11:15 am & 12:15 am - 3:15 am

Early Childhood Special Education Hours: 8:45 am - 11:30 am & 12:55 pm - 3:40 pm

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Shawn Talifarro

Phone: 517-323-3777
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Amber Carter-Stairs

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Phone: 517-323-3777