Welcome to Union Pacific Child Development Center

Meet the Center Director

Melissa DeBolt

M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Phone: 402-544-5439

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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

Carolyn A.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children make you smile even on a rough day and there is never a dull moment in the classroom. Working with children is the best job ever.

Teaching since: 1996

Julie E.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: It is so rewarding to see a child catching on to what I have taught them. I also love to form special bonds with each child in my care.

Teaching since: 2001

Yolanda S.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Children light up when they discover they learned something new.

Teaching since: 2012

LaTisha C.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being a part of their everyday growing at the center. I also love watching them hit and master all of the developmental milestones!

Teaching since: 2008

Yesenia S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love their joy and enthusiasm to learn. I also love their excitement and laughter because it is contagious.

Teaching since: 2008

Taylor S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to watch and encourage young children to grown and learn.

Teaching since: 2011

Peggy F.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Teaching is the most rewarding career! Children give back tenfold what you give them!

Teaching since: 1977

Alexis T.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to help them grow!

Teaching since: 2014

Brittany M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love teaching new things to children!

Teaching since: 2007

Micala H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the joy on the children's faces when they finally get what they have been working so hard on!

Teaching since: 2009

Katie S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like watching chlidren learn.

Teaching since: 2000

Brittany E.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children soak up information like sponges and I get to help mold them into their future selves!

Teaching since: 2015

Shannon D.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Watching children learn brings me the greatest joy!

Teaching since: 2012

Allyson O.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and develop their own unique personalities. Also, seeing their curiosity, love and happiness makes me happy.

Teaching since: 2013

Sarah M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to be the person helping build foundations of learning. I love helping children learn and excel to their fullest ability.

Teaching since: 2017

Carissa S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love building relationships with the children and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2017

Brooke C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: It brings a smile to my face watching a child's eyes light up after they have figured out something new and proudly show everyone.

Teaching since: 2005

Naomi L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Learning is key to a better world with better citizens. Learning starts day one.

Teaching since: 2006

Michelle G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the excitement on children's faces when they learn something new.

Teaching since: 1999

Heather R.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being able to guide and help children to build a better future for themselves and everyone around them.

Teaching since: 2010

Brandi T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to help children make connections to the world around them to help them become more independent.

Teaching since: 2010

Melayka W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching children grow and learn everyday. It is so rewarding to watch children develop into great people.

Teaching since: 2017

Paige W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: "I love playing a role in those ""Ah-ha"" moments. Its such a rewarding moment for all involved when that light bulb comes on."

Teaching since: 2016

Rayven F.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: It makes my life worth everything if I can teach a child even an inkling of what they need to know in life.

Teaching since: 2003

Kylee B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being around children and playing a role in their learning is so rewarding and fun!

Teaching since: 2017

Ava F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I know the importance of early childhood education and want to impact each child's life.

Teaching since: 2017

Joscelyne T.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: you get to see the light bulb turn on when they figure something out or learn something new.

Teaching since: 1998

Bailey G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see children learn and grow everyday!

Teaching since: 2018

Faushia W.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: We get a hand in shaping how children see the world and get to learn just as much in the process.

Teaching since: 2017

Amber B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: At heart I am a big kid! I get to play and I get to motivate other children to want to learn!

Teaching since: 2009

Allyson P.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to help children learn new things!

Teaching since: 2016

Malarie U.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing children grow and learn. Knowing I was a part of that, makes it even more rewarding.

Teaching since: 2016

Angela S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children!

Teaching since: 2008

Marisa S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Shaping minds is very interesting!

Teaching since: 2016

Dina A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children!

Teaching since: 2011

Latrice C.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see children reach milestones and making an impact with the families.

Teaching since: 1999

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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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Language Works

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

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Science Works

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 so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”

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Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”

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Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better.”

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Allison Q. -Bright Horizons Parent

“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

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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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