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Welcome to Childtime Learning Center in Des Moines, IA. My name is Lisa, and I am the school director. I have over 25 years of experience in early childhood education.
Whether it's through our loving Infant Care or superior Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs, we will ensure your child loves what they are learning through our assessment-based curriculum that is taught by our experienced teachers. We are lucky to have a team with a diverse background of education and experience. On top of the experience, we offer monthly training and development opportunities to ensure our teaching staff is constantly learning.
Our school participates in the Quality Rating system through the state of Iowa. We at this time currently have received a Four-Star Rating.
In this challenging and uncertain time, we remain committed to doing everything possible to support our community and to provide families with peace of mind. That starts with providing a safe, secure, and healthy environment for your child when they're away from home. We are closely following guidance from the CDC, as well as state and local officials and health authorities, as we take extreme care to maintain a safe, healthy school environment.
We know that being apart from your child can be a challenge. That's why we want to make sure you feel connected throughout the day, every day, sharing in all your child's experiences.
We offer the very latest in technology, which includes a mobile app brightwheel that sends parents real-time updates of their child's daily activities, as well as photos of your child that will brighten your day.
We're also thrilled to offer a new, free service to our families. Live streaming through WatchMeGrow technology, you'll be able to view your child's activities in the classroom on any smart device or computer.
Thank you and I invite you to call and set up a tour!
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
For an additional fee, go beyond regular classroom learning experiences with our enhanced series of fun, interactive enrichment programs exploring a variety of activities. We offer:
Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
Education: Child Development Associate
Certifications: Behavior Specialist I & II, National Administrator Credential
Caring for children has always been my passion. I owned my own child care business for over 20 years. Now as a director, I take pride in building a great team to provide quality care for children and their families. In my spare time, I love spending time with my five grandchildren.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education
I have been at Childtime for over nine years, first as a Preschool/Pre-K teacher and now as assistant director. I have a passion for the education of young children and supporting teachers with our outstanding curriculum. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.