Child Development Center

About the Center

The Child Development Center

The Child Development Center operates as an instructional program for students and parents and offers a State-funded preschool program for children of parents attending the San Diego Community College District, and eligible working families for children of ages 2 to 5. The center offers a rich variety of classroom and outdoor activities for children, which encourage a sense of self-worth and creative expression.

The Child Development Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), licensed by the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing, Title 22 (Division 12) and meets the guidance of the California Department of Education, Title 5. The Center staff meets the education qualifications for Child Development Permits, issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentials.

For enrollment, program and policies, see the Participant Handbook.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a high quality, supportive learning environment. We value and respect each individual. We strive to meet the unique needs and interest and learning styles of all the participating families and students.