Children’s Learning Center

Children’s Learning Center

We want your child’s love of learning to start here!

Mission Statement

The Children’s Learning Center provides a loving, nurturing environment for your child to develop emotionally, socially, academically and physically. Our highly qualified, professional staff will provide your child with age appropriate learning experiences to empower them as they create, imagine and grow as individuals. We offer an atmosphere of understanding and respect while fostering growth and self-confidence. We believe that educational best practices, safety, trust and communication are vital to our program.

The Children’s Learning Center is a Pennsylvania State Licensed Facility which provides quality care and learning programs for children ages 6 weeks – Grade 4.

Schedule

69 Main Street, Hellertown, PA 18055

The Children’s Learning Center at Christ Lutheran Church Hellertown is proud to offer Learning services

Monday through Friday

6:45 AM - 5:45 PM

We accept infants, toddlers, pre-school, pre-kindergarten and school age children from 6 weeks to 4th Grade. Our experienced staff of teachers provide a safe and educational environment for your children to play and learn.

Our Programs

The following programs are offered at our center:

Infants - 6 weeks to 12 months

Our precious infants are cared for with love and tenderness. The teachers interact with the infants by singing songs, reading stories and playtime.

Toddler 1-1 year to 2 years

This room focuses on promoting positive social/emotional relationships with other children and fostering the children’s developing independence.  Language skills, colors and shapes are introduced through games, music, books and art activities.

Toddler 2-2 years to 3 years

Our Toddler 2 classroom provides the perfect transition from Toddler 1 to our Preschool Classroom.  Children become more comfortable using utensils like spoons, paintbrushes, markers and crayons.  Toddler 2 teacher also focus on completing the process of bathroom independence of each child at their own pace.

Preschool-3 years (must be bathroom independent)

This class is where children can play and learn. In a relaxed atmosphere, children will have an opportunity to gain skills in social relationships, coordination and expand their thinking skills. They will learn colors, shapes, and age appropriate math and language skills. Morning Program 9:00am to 12:00pm. Extended care available for both before and after the morning program.

Pre-Kindergarten-4 to 5 years (must be 4 before September 1st)

Children will learn skills needed to be successful in reading and math. Letter recognition, forming letters, phonics, recognizing sets of objects and their corresponding numbers are some of the skills they will work on. These skills will form a foundation that will prepare them for Kindergarten. Morning Program 9:00am to 12:00pm. Extended care available for both before and after the morning program.

School Age-K thru 4th Grade

Before and after school care. Care is also available for enrolled students for early dismissals and “No School” Days. Children are given time and help with homework.  Various activities are available for the children to participate in.

We also offer a full day Summer Program for our School Age children!  Weekly field trips, swimming and other fun activities are offered to ensure your child has a great summer!

Meet the Teachers!!

Erica Knowles

Director

Tracy Ruppel

Assistant Director

Abby Norton

Lead Teacher

Danielle Turdo

Lead Teacher

Doreen Donlick

Lead Teacher

Erin Jackson

Assistant Teacher

Jessica Flok

Lead Teacher

Jody Unis

Lead Teacher

Kristin Wetzel

Assistant Teacher

Laurie Best

Lead Teacher

Michelle Bonfrancesco

Assistant Teacher

Paige Medei

Assistant Teacher

Paola Jaramillo

Assistant Teacher

Tanya Scherer

Lead Teacher

Tara Nichol

Assistant Teacher

Vicki Thomas

Assistant Teacher

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