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Welcome to Childtime Learning Center in Ellicott City, MD! My name is Bethanie and I am the center director! I have a degree in early childhood development and elementary education. I have worked in the field for over 10 years.
Whether it's providing loving care for infants or participating in activities in our preschool programs, I enjoy what I get to do each day and that is to watch so many little ones learn and grow. We have added additional health and safety protocol, like temperature checks at drop off and wellness checks throughout the day, as well as our brightwheel and WatchMeGrow applications to give you a real-time look into your child's day.
Children are the leaders of tomorrow and we understand the importance of their developmental milestones during the early years. Our staff members participate in training throughout the year to ensure we are providing the best care and education for our students. We're also implementing a Prep Lab program to bridge the gap from any missed educational time during the pandemic to ensure your child is on track for their next education year.
I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment and maintain an open-door policy for anyone who would like to talk. We plan events for everyone to participate in and I work hard to ensure that families meet each other and develop strong relationships, as well.
Please come tour our Childtime Learning Center in Ellicott City, MD - we would love for you to be a part of our family.
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.
Our first priority is making sure infants both are safe and feel safe, in a nurturing, stimulating classroom. Toys and materials allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their curiosity.Learn More
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
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
In our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms your child will discover opportunities to be creative, engage their mind and body, collaborate with friends, and learn new things. Some enhancements in the classrooms include iPads with educational apps; flexible seating options so children can move as they learn; hands-on STEAM activities with robots for early coding.
In our School-Age classroom, your child will find an immersive educational environment that is the perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, as we help them to be thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:
Education: Early Childhood Education
I have been in the early childhood field for over 14 years. I enjoy going on new adventures with my husband and son. Seeing the excitement and accomplishment from the teachers and children when a new skill or milestone has been achieved is the highlight of my day. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to teach tomorrow's leaders!
Education: Early Childhood Development
I have been in the early childhood field since 1991 and have been a part of the Childtime family for over 13 years. I love being able to connect to the children and families as we are a family-oriented center! My husband, son, and I enjoy spending our free time at the bowling alley.
Education: Early Childhood Education
I have been in child care since 2005 and have always had a passion for working with children. I married my wonderful husband in 2017 and am a doggy mommy of two. I am currently working on my bachelor's degree in early childhood education and enjoy karaoke and cooking.