366 E. Brundage Street
Sheridan, WY 82801

PO Box 6351
Sheridan, WY 82801

First Light Early Education Center


First Light Early Education Center Statement of Vision, Mission and Values

Vision. A community of healthy families.

Mission. To realize this vision, we provide a secure and loving program partnering with families to develop virtue, values and character, inspiring success in school and in life.

Values. These serve as guidelines for our conduct and behavior as we work towards the vision:

  • Each child is a unique and valuable person.
  • Operating with love, respect, dignity, compassion, grace, integrity, honesty and humanity is essential to the success of First Light Early Education Center.
  • All endeavors will be carried out with excellence. First Light Early Education Center will strive for continuous improvement and development at all levels of the organization.
  • First Light Early Education Center CAN be a valuable resource for the community and positively impact the lives of people in Sheridan and beyond.

Come experience the First Light Difference!
First Light is:

      • Committed to helping build a community of health families with excellence
      • NAEYC accredited early learning program (For more information about NAEYC Accreditation, please visit
      • State of the art $2.5 million facility
      • Secure key card access to the building
      • Highscope® Curriculum that aligns with WY Early Learning Foundations and Guidelines and offers a focus on conflict resolution and social and emotional skills (For more information about Highscope®, please visit
      • Program Quality, COR, and Early Literacy Assessments - Reflects research-based and field tested best practices in child development
      • Invested in a high quality nutrition program using with whole fruits and vegetables
      • Recruit and retain college educated teachers with degrees in the early childhood field
      • Training that exceeds WY state regulations
      • Investment in ongoing professional development
      • Maintain a higher Teacher/Student ratio then required by the state and smaller class sizes for high quality learning
      • Early Childhood Education events for community providers and families
      • Enrichment opportunities beyond the classroom for preschoolers
First Light Early Education Center Notices

Early Childhood

Refer to the
Calendar for Breaks/Closures

3-5 Years

Enrichment 5-8

Kindergarten 5-8

After School
Reading & Math Enrichment 5-8

Accepting older
2's that are
potty trained