Early Childhood Initiatives Center


We lead early childhood educators to be the best teachers they can be.
Future generations dependĀ on it.


The ECIC allows us to reach beyond our walls to support the nearly 400 early childhood programs in our region serving 27,000 young children. Our mission is to elevate early childhood programs in Northwest Arkansas toward state quality accreditation so that all children age newborn to 5 years old have access to a high-quality early childhood education.

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