Welcome to Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center located at
1115 S. Madison in beautiful Julie MarshallLudington, MIchigan.  We are a center providing a safe learning environment for  young children.

The PMECC staff is a unique group who absolutely love working with young children.  Their patience and caring show through on a daily basis as they guide children through their educational day.  We strive
to have each child develop a love of learning in a school setting so
that they have a great foundation for their K-12 education.

Please feel free to visit and spend time in your child's classroom.  
Also, stop by and see me with any questions, concerns, or comments. We welcome your input in helping PMECC be the best it can be!

Julie Marshall

Mission Statement
Our mission is to cultivate child centered, play-based environments that support the whole child. This includes nurturing children's critical thinking skills, developing positive self-concepts and facilitating independence and social development, all of which build the foundation for life long learning.

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
  • Certified Teachers and Staff
  • Licensed Facility
  • Teaching Strategies GOLD Curriculum


         1/2 Day -  November 8th - 11:05 a.m. dismissal for GSRP & LAS Preschools
         Book Fair - November 20th & November 21st 
         Conferences - November 20th - 21st - 11:05 a.m. dismissal for GSRP & LAS Preschools
         1/2 Day -  November 22nd - 11:05 a.m. dismissal for GSRP & LAS Preschool
              ** Mrs. Hale's morning group will attend on Monday, November 20th and the
                   afternoon group will attend on Tuesday, November 21st and
                   Wednesday, November 22nd and from 7:50 - 11:05 a.m.

End of the Day Pick Up Procedures

Our dismissal time is 11:05 a.m. We ask that you not arrive before 11:00 a.m. and that you wait on the assigned benches for your child.  Part of our educational program is their outdoor education with peers.  If they miss this time due to parents coming early, they are losing out on this experience.  Also, if parents are here before the students are packed up and dressed for home it is a disruption to the flow of these procedures.  Thank you for your support as we strive to provide the best education possible.


Letters to Parents

Marshall's Mail, October 

Marshall's Mail, September



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Upcoming Events

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

Parent Handbook 2017-2018
District Volunteer Opportunities

Staff Listing


Julie Marshall


Ashela Trevino


Melissa Carrier
Sarah Cooper
Tricia Hale
Courtney Walters