Early Learning
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Welcome to the Early Childhood Office/Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Program

The Westwood Eary Childhood Office is home of the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant (CFCE) which supports families with children ages birth through eight. Our mission is to provide the following programs and services which form the acronym PEACE.

Parent Education workshops

Early literacy and learning activities

Assistance with basic family needs

Community collaboration and partnerships

Early Educator training and support 


Forms & Documents

  • Babies In The Mix

    Join Debbi Shamon, LICSW for this new group where parents and their babies up to 12 months share and learn together.

  • Beyond the Book: Play and Learn Book Club

    Join our new play and learn book club! For children and parents up to age 5. Parents will read a book of the month and discuss the various parenting styles and perspectives as children engage in enriching activities. Children will also have a "book of the month" of their own.

  • Early Childhood Council Meeting Dates

    Westwood Early Childhood Council welcomes new members to become involved in early childhood services, activities and programs that serve the community of Westwood.

  • Fall Program Guide

    Registration is open for our fall monthly programs. Register online.

  • Mabels Labels Fundraiser

    Help support Westwood Early Childhood programs by ordering Mabels Labels to keep better track of your children's belongings. They are 100% guaranteed. They are customizable and durable as well dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe.

  • Preschool Registration Information

    Are you looking for a preschool for next school year? Open houses are being held starting Nov. 5th. Information on open houses and registration can be found on the flyer under forms and documents.


Coordinator's Message

I want to welcome you to the Early Childhood Office of the Westwood Public Schools and Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program! (CFCE). The CFCE program is a state funded grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC). The CFCE program serves as a resource hub for families and early educators of children ages birth through eight. We strive to strengthen families and support parents as their child's first teacher by offering free family-focused programs, resources, and services that enhance growth and learning. We offer a variety of literacy focused activities, and family playgroups throughout the community. Families may access resources, referrals and parent education on topics related to child development. We strive to support early educators to provide high quality programming with access to training and technical assistance and opportunities to share best practices. I welcome your call or email and look forward to working with you.

Janet Lucey, Early Childhood Coordinator

Room 14 Hanlon Elementary School

790 Gay St. Westwood, MA 02090


(781) 461-9548

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