Welcome to Alcazar Child Development Center at USC

Meet the Center Director

Cecile Allain Keatley

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 323-405-6400

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Paula C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching infants grow into unique individuals.

Teaching since: 2012

Courtney M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to contribute to the growth and development of future presidents, doctors, scientists, and comedians.

Teaching since: 2007

Annie S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: "I love watching their ""aha"" moments as they learn and grow. It is a privilege to be able to be a part of a child's growth."

Teaching since: 2008

Delilah M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch and enjoy the children's sense of wonder through a different lens.

Teaching since: 2005

Stephanie G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I want to make a difference in children's lives. I want them to feel safe and foster a love for learning.

Teaching since: 2017

Lauren P.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I had great teachers who inspired me!

Teaching since: 2009

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Kelly is so great with our daughter Aurora! She keeps us posted on her behavior and development and i fully trust her to take great care of our baby. Thanks Kelly!”

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Emily

“Huge thank you to our sons teacher Michelle! She's done a fantastic job taking care of our precious boy.”

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Mark & Nina

“It is very scary for a parent to leave their baby at daycare on the first day. Thank you for welcoming my daughter with open arms and being communicative with me so the transition felt easy, comfortable and safe. My daughter continues to thrive and we see her developing new skills every day!”

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Kristin/Stevie

“Also want to recognize and thank all the other staff and teachers from the other rooms who also take care of Matteo. We are very fortunate to be able to have him attend such a wonderful school.”

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Frattini family

“Stephanie is amazing with our daughter Aurora! I Love how much she cares about her and delights in her smiles as much as we do. I know Aurora is having so much fun at school and it makes me so happy to see them playing together.”

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Emily

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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