The Bellevue College Early Learning Center (ELC) offers an innovative model for combining family learning and quality childcare in a nurturing environment that encourages discovery, learning and development.
The Center provides:
- A unique layout for enhanced security and safety on 22,000 square feet
- Space for 190 children, ranging in ages three months to six years
- Daycare for infants, toddlers and preschoolers
- Learning space for students enrolled in BC Early Learning & Teacher Education, a program that gives “in the field” experience to BC students training to be child care providers
- Learning space for BC Parent Education, a program offering classes and resources for new and experienced parents to help build a strong bond with their child.
- Resources and services for families, including an on-site family advocate, placement for low-income families through Head Start services and family classes