Welcome to Bernice E. Lavin Early Childhood Education Center

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Meet the Center Director

Debra Phillips
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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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A place for children’s social and academic skills to flourish

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Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Alicia J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because:

Teaching since: 0

Bessie M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love them. I enjoy teaching them because their minds are like sponges for learning. I love to see children explore the world around them.

Teaching since: 1978

Cheryl T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy having the opportunties to work with the diversity of families and my community

Teaching since: 1999


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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language works

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.

“Dear Ms. Kayla, Ms. Terita, and Ms. Jean: Thank you for all you do all year long to make A2 a warm, friendly, engaging, and caring environment for Carson and all his classmates to learn and grow. We greatly appreciate all of your hard work! Amye & Jason Ong”


Amye Ong

“Our daughter has truly enjoyed being in your class and we have enjoyed watching her grow and learn so fast! She is excited to come to school every day and that's all we could ever ask for as busy working parents. Thank you for all that you do!!”


Veronica & Joe

“Dear Ms. Adrienna, Thank you for being a fun, friendly and caring presence for Carson and all the other babies in A2! Amye & Jason Ong”


Amye Ong

“We didn't know what to expect when we dropped Gavin off for the first time, but we are so happy with the care he has gotten from all of you. We so appreciate the attention and love you show him, and he is clearly learning new skills all the time. Thank you for all that you do everyday!”


Katie and Tony

“I can't say enough good things about Kaniasha & Meredith. They take such good care of James and I trust them wholeheartedly. They are always smiling, upbeat, and positive even though I know they have a very stressful job managing a large group of toddlers! I couldn't ask for better teachers!”


Bailey Shibata

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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.

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