Preschool students play on the playground.
Preschool student sits at table with structure he built with blocks and small pumpkins.
Ohio State Highway Patrol pose with Assistant Superintendent Bill Clifton and two bus drivers in front of a school bus

152 Years of Cougar Pride with VWCS circle logo and photo of the football team running out of tunnel before a game
Bulletin board saying, "In case no one told you today...hello, good morning, you are amazing, I believe in you."
Two young students read books together
Zero the Hero visited with ECC students to celebrate the 100th day of school
Mrs. Foster's class posing with books that were received as part of a grant
Student hugging a book
Student reading in a comfy reading nook
Student reading a book with Mrs. Arend

Principal's Message


Welcome to the ECC and to Van Wert City School District. My name is Lori Bittner and I am the principal at the Van Wert Early Childhood Center (VWECC). Our building serves the preschool and kindergarten children for Van Wert City Schools.

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Mission Statement

Van Wert City Schools will continue to be a source of Cougar Pride while providing each student a quality education through innovative instructional methods and technology.