educational playcare

educational playcare

Opening November 2015
28 Wilbur Cross Way
Storrs, CT 06268

Phone: 860.341.4116 (temporary)

Owner and President: Jane Porterfield [B.A., Education, LaSalle University; member of NAEYC, HAEYC, The National Association of Childcare Professionals, The Hartford Area Childcare Collaborative, and the Connecticut Child Care Association (CCCA)]

Executive Director: Nancy Walsh [B.S., Design and Resource Management, University of Connecticut; member of Society of Human Resource Management, President of The School of Family Studies Alumni Society]

Program Director: Catherine Shaefer [B.A., Sociology, ECSU; CDA credential]

Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years (pre-kindergarten)

Capacity: 196 children

Calendar: All year, Mon.-Fri., except New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, and Christmas Day.

Program hours: 7:00 am-6:00 pm (full day); 7:00 am-12:30 pm (half day)

Minimum days/week: Two half days

Fee structure: Based on schedule; 10% sibling discount; Care4Kids and NACCRRA accepted, some corporate employee discounts may apply

License #: DCCC.70272

Enrollment: Open enrollment throughout the year

Waiting list: No

Brochure/flyer available: Yes

NAEYC accreditation: Application pending 1 year of operation

Special features: Nutritious lunch and snacks included. Award-winning curriculum includes weekly instruction in yoga, music, and fitness. Daily electronic reports, pictures and videos keep families connected and informed. Beautiful new spacious state-of-the-art facilities. Flexible schedules, professional staff, fun field trips, exciting special guests, family events and advanced sanitizing technology.