About Us

   
 

University Children’s Center is one in a family of four child care centers founded by Child Care Partners. We set out with a mission and it has guided us ever since 1980.


“To create a special place for children to learn, grow and thrive:


►  We are dedicated to excellence and best practices in early childhood education and care.
►  We forge strong partnerships with families, employers and neighborhoods.
►  We invest in the knowledge, skills and competencies of our staff.”

 

OUR VALUES


There are 8 principles that guide our work:


►  WE BELIEVE THAT PARENTS ARE OUR PARTNERS IN CHILD CARE and EARLY EDUCATION.


►  WE FOLLOW DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE.


►  WE OFFER A CHILD-CENTERED PROGRAM.

 

►  WE TEACH BY GUIDING, FACILITATING and EXTENDING THE THINKING and ACTIONS of     CHILDREN.


►  WE BELIEVE CHILDREN LEARN BY DOING.


►  GUIDANCE and DISCIPLINE ARE GIVEN WITH LOVE and CONSISTENCY.


►  WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING AN INCLUSIVE PROGRAM THAT IS RESPECTFUL.


►  WE VALUE HONESTY, TRUST, LIFE-LONG LEARNING and INNOVATION.