About Us

   
 

Washington 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.