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 Program

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.

“Thank you for all your wonderful care for our baby girl Nora. She always appears to be so happy when she's there. I take comfort in knowing when she's not home with us, she's in good hands with both of you. You're both doing a wonderful job and Nora is lucky to have you both.”


Katy and Brendan Carey

“Thank You Miss Val and Miss Cheryl for taking such great care of our little man Cameron. He enjoys your class so much and loves telling us all about his day. I always love hearing him sing songs or read me stories he's read in class. You're both doing a wonderful job and Cam is lucky to have you."”


Katy and Brendan Carey

“We are so happy that Lily has you as her teachers! It has been amazing watching her thrive under your guidance. We are stunned almost every day with something new she has learned from you! You are amazing people and we thank you so much for all that you do for Lily!!”


Michelle and Derick

“Ms. Keonna in D4 is always so caring, comforting, and extremely aware of other's feelings. She always puts my son (and myself) at ease at drop-off, when he is not wanting me to go. She is so great with children!”



“Thank You Miss Val and Miss Cheryl for taking such great care of our little man Cameron. He enjoys your class so much and loves telling us all about his day. I always love hearing him tell me stories or sing songs he's read in class. You're both doing a wonderful job and Cam is lucky to have you.”


Katy and Brendan Carey

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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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