At APCC we provide comprehensive, high-quality pre-k & childcare for children 2-5 years of age. Our childcare programs foster social-emotional, cognitive and physical development through a play-based curriculum. Each child’s sense of individual worth and belonging is placed at the forefront of our program. We take pride in offering culturally, and linguistically informed teaching strategies that meet the diverse needs of the families and community we serve.
SCHOOL YEAR CHILDCARE
YEAR ROUND CHILDCARE
CURRICULUM & ACCREDITATION
Our Early Childhood educators utilize the Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum in our classrooms. This is a comprehensive, research-based curriculum that features exploration and discovery as a way of learning. It is designed to help teachers create a high-quality learning environment achieved through hands-on, project-based investigations. This curriculum helps teachers build children’s confidence, creativity and critical thinking skills while promoting positive outcomes in the classroom. Our Early Education Program is Early Headstart and Headstart provider accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Illinois ExceleRate GOLD Level.