NCESD provides a variety of services related to Early Childhood including professional development, technical assistance and resources for school districts and staff.

NCESD is the Local Lead Agency for Early Intervention services in Chelan and Douglas counties, providing services to children with disabilities, birth-3 years of age and their families.

For more information about Early Childhood Programs contact Janelle Bersch at (509)664-3781.

For more information about Early Learning in Washington state:

DEL website

Early Learning Guidelines 

Our Early Childhood Staff include: