Children's Learning Center

LCCC Children's Learning Center

Programs open to the community and LCCC/UP students and staff.

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The LCCC Children's Learning Center is a comprehensive environment providing child care and enrichment programs for your children.

1005 Abbe Road North
Elyria, Ohio 44035
800-995-5222 Ext 4038
Fax: (440) 366-4123

Hours of Operation

Toddler Program M-F 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
*Preschool M-F 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
**Evening Care M-TH 5:30 – 8:30 pm
***School Age Care (based on availability) M-F 7:30 - 8:45 am and/or 3:30 - 5:30 pm
****Summer Program M-F 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

*To qualify for preschool program, a child must be at least 3 years of age and fully in control of all bathroom needs (initiates needs for toileting by self and few, if no accidents) and wearing underwear.

**To qualify for evening care (after 5:30) a child must be at least 3 years of age, fully in control of bathroom needs and initiates needs for toileting by self (with few if any accidents), and parent must be attending LCCC/UP evening classes (current schedule required). 

***School age is defined as any child who is enrolled in Kindergarten to age 12.

****For LCCC/UP students and staff or currently enrolled community members (Toddler, Preschool or School Age)

The Children’s Learning Center is a model early childhood program designed especially for children eighteen months to 12 years old which provides an optimal setting for learning and play. Enrollment is open to children of LCCC and University Partnership students, non-credit students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community.

The classrooms are arranged in attractive learning centers designed to capture the children’s interests, natural curiosity, and eagerness to learn. Each center enhances one or more areas of a child’s development. The curriculum, which is aligned with the Ohio Department of Education Early Learning Content Standards, includes lessons to promote academic skills with the primary focus on literacy and math. Activities and materials are multi-leveled and open-ended to provide challenges for each child and to enhance his/her individual development.

The professional teaching staff is well trained and all hold college degrees with specialization in early childhood education. The staff is enhanced with students from the Early Childhood Education program, as well as other degree programs, who participate in the daily activities in the classrooms.

The center is licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services and meets or exceeds all requirements. The Children’s Learning Center is open year round with hours tailored to meet the needs of the students. It is conveniently located on the north end of campus. For information or to visit the center call (800) 995-5222 extension 4038 or 4176.

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