About the Center – Mission and Values

We aim to set the standard in early care and education by inspiring learners, leaders, and dreamers.

We Value:

High-Quality Child Care and Early Education

  • Utilizing developmentally appropriate practices which are informed by current research
  • Developing, transferring, and preserving staff knowledge to sustain high levels of care and education
  • Supporting and retaining our committed staff
  • Creating an environment that encourages staff to explore, grow, and learn

Active Learning

  • Protecting each child’s right to play and discover the world in a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment
  • Exposing children and staff to a wider world with rich and varied programming
  • Encouraging children to try new things and fostering their individuality

Family Partnerships

  • Meeting the unique needs of individual families
  • Developing Center-family partnerships
  • Creating a sense of community


  • Embracing our common humanity
  • Learning about differences
  • Encouraging respect
  • Maintaining a commitment to socio-economic diversity


  • Seeking opportunities with individuals, businesses, and organizations in our community to expand resources
  • Advocating for children and families