Welcome to Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center located at:  
1115 S. Madison in beautiful Ludington, Michigan.  


PMECC COVID UPDATE - As of September 17, 2021


Mission Statement
Empower and inspire all families and children of Pere Marquette Early Childhood to create the future of Mason County!

Vision Statement
Our vision is to provide high quality early childhood experiences for children.

Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center Points of Pride

  • All staff First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Early Foundations Literacy Program
  • Great Start Playgroups
  • Professional Development for All Staff
  • Parent Involvement and Volunteers
  • Parent Conferences
  • Highly Qualified Teachers and Staff
  • 4 STAR Great Start to Quality
  • State of Michigan Licensed Facility
  • We utilize Connect 4 Learning Curriculum & Creative Curriculum

2021-2022 School Calendar
09/02 LAS 3 Preschool Open House 5:30 p.m. / LAS 4 Preschool Open House 6:30 p.m.
09/07 First Day of School for LAS 3 & 4 Students
09/09 GSRP Open House 5:00 p.m.
09/13 First Day of School for GSRP Students
10/20 PMECC Full Day
10/21 PMECC Full Day
11/02 No School; Election Day
11/22 PMECC Full Day; Conferences 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
11/23 PMECC Full Day; Conferences 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
11/24 LAS 3 & 4 Year Old, half day; Morning session only / GSRP - No School
11/25-26 PMECC No School; Thanksgiving Break
12/17 - Winter Break Begins
01/04 School Resumes
01/17 PMECC No School
02/18 No School: LASD Professional Development Day (K-12 Staff)
03/02 PMECC, half day for LAS 3&4, half day for GSRP; PMECC Conferences 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
03/03 PMECC, half day for LAS 3&4, half day for GSRP; PMECC Conferences 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
**Note 3 year old AM will not have session, 3 year old PM will attend in the morning.
03/25 No school; Spring Break Begins
04/04 School Resumes
05/26 LAS 3 Preschool Last day / LAS 4 Preschool Last Day
05/30 No School; Memorial Day
06/09 Last Day of School K-12     



West Shore Educational Service District has created a Preschool Landing Page that includes many activities and resources for all families with preschoolers.  Check it out here:

Another great resource can be found at Ready4K (
Ready4K sends "messages to families with fun facts, easy tips, reinforcement, and encouragement to help parents support their children's development by building on everyday learning opportunities."


1115 South Madison Street Ludington, MI 49431 231-845-3850 Office Hours: 7:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Mon-Thurs

LAS Parent Handbook 2021/2022

Child Care COVID Response & Preparedness Plan


Staff Listing


Sarah Cooper


Ashela Trevino


Melissa Carrier
Joey Stankowski