The Lafayette Parish School System in now accepting online applications for 2016-2017 Early Childhood registration.

Parents interested in enrolling their children into a possible slot at a cooperating Child Care center, Head Start program, or public Pre-K school, can register online at

Registration will be available for children 6-weeks-old to 4-years-old.

Director of Early Childhood Development, Christine Duay says the new online registration system may be new to parents, but allows for quicker acceptance notifications. The district will begin distributing parentla notifications at the end of March.

LPSS has teamed up with a number of organizations to offer parents several options for Early Childhood education under Act 3.

The cooperating programs include:

  • Non-Public School Early Childhood Development
  • Type III Early Learning Centers
  • SMILE Head Start
  • Early Head Start

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