Longview Early Childhood Center Childcare and Preschool

Welcome to our program!

LONGVIEW EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

We believe ALL children have the ability to learn and grow in a warm, welcoming, and safe environment. We are high quality rated with Michigan's Great Start to Quality and are a partner with the Michigan Department of Education's Great Start Readiness Program.

Our Programs

We offer traditional child-centered, high quality childcare for infants through preschool and a half-day Great Start Readiness Preschool Program at Longview Early Childhood Center Childcare and Preschool.

Childcare

Childcare is open Monday-Friday from 6:30am-6:30pm. A yearly calendar indicating dates of closure is provided to families at the time of enrollment.

Infants and Toddlers

Our infant/toddler program serves infants from birth to age 2. We prioritize full time enrollment for this age group due to high demand.

Preschool

Our preschool program serves children ages 3-5 and not enrolled in kindergarten. This program runs as a full day traditional preschool.

Great Start Readiness Program- Enrolling Now!

The Great Start Readiness Program is FREE or low cost a half-day preschool for qualifying families and runs Monday-Thursday 8:30am-11:30am. For more information, or to apply, visit the Regional Preschool Partnership.

Our Curriculum

We utilize High Scope as our program's curriculum. This curriculum focuses on child-led, hands-on learning opportunities across core content areas.

The preschool curriculum has eight content areas :

  • Approaches to learning

  • Social and emotional development

  • Physical and health development

  • Language, literacy, and communication

  • Mathematics

  • Creative arts

  • Science and technology

  • Social studies

The infant-toddler curriculum has six content areas:

  • Approaches to learning

  • Social and emotional development

  • Physical and health development

  • Language, literacy and communication

  • Cognitive development

  • Creative arts

Our Tuition

Our program's childcare requires a $25 registration fee and monthly tuition payments. We accept DHHS Childcare Subsidy. Details on tuition may be found in our program's Childcare Handbook.

Great Start Readiness Program attendees may qualify for free or low cost tuition based on family income. Details may be found in the program's Great Start Readiness Program Handbook.

Infants and Toddlers

$45/day (full time prioritized); $30/half day (less than 6 hours)

Preschool

$43/day (over 6 hours); $28/day (less than 6 hours)

Great Start Readiness Program

Free or low cost depending on income and sliding scale tuition

Contact Us

If you would like more information on our program, please contact our Program Director.

Stephanie Gessford

Phone: 989-492-7700 ext. 1107

Email: sgessford@midlandesa.org

Located inside the Longview Early Childhood Center: 337 Lemke St. Midland, MI 48642

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