Nurturing Environment

Here at the North Haven Child Development Center, children learn with engaging materials in our age-appropriate classrooms. Our classroom spaces encourage exploration, investigation and discovery in a home-like atmosphere and are designed to promote social skills, achievement, help stimulate growth and development, and encourage their self expression. You can rest easy knowing that your child is happy, safe and well cared for in our center’s clean, secure and nurturing learning environments.

Mixed Age Groups

Our Center offers children and families the unique opportunity to develop strong relationships with caregivers by participating in a mixed age group setting.

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Prepared Environment

Our center uses ITERS and ECERS rating scales to provides high quality learning environments. These tools are used to effectively design classroom space, develop positive interactions and experiences for children as they meet developmental milestones as well as look at the overall program structure.

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Safe & Secure

Age appropriate, high-quality learning environment for children to grow and play. Our center is licensed by the State of Connecticut and adheres to strict health and safety practices and high quality standards.

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Small Class Size

Our low teacher-to-student ratios allow teachers to focus on the individual learning styles and needs of each child in our center.

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Extension of Home

We want our space to not only have a classroom feel, but also a feeling of home. In doing so, each child’s unique strengths are taken into consideration as they are nurtured, loved and intentionally stimulated to reach full potential during each developmental milestone.

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Our Classrooms

Our center has two Infant and Toddler Classrooms with a maximum group size of 8 children in each. In addition, our Preschool Classroom has a maximum group size of 20 children. Each classroom has two full time teaching staff with experience and education specific to Early Childhood Education. 

Infant & Toddler

High quality care in a warm, loving and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers.

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Preschool

Full day, full year preschool experience for children ages three to five, or Prekindergarten.

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“We see how early childhood experiences are so important to lifelong outcomes, how the early environment literally becomes embedded in the brain and changes its architecture.”

Andrew S. Garner

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North Haven Child Development Center’s mission is to provide children and families with the same quality of care that they have at home and to enhance those experiences by capitalizing on the child’s extraordinary receptiveness to new learning.

We want our space to not only have a classroom feel, but also a feeling of home. In doing so, each child’s unique strengths are taken into consideration as they are nurtured, loved and intentionally stimulated to reach full potential during each developmental milestone.

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Our commitment to ensure that each child has numerous successful experiences every day will foster a positive self-concept, high self-esteem and will enrich their overall development. Our teachers serve as facilitators in the child’s learning process.

Teachers support children to develop independence and an awareness of their own innate skills. Our program strives to provide a high quality education system by using each child’s family as their foundation and building block.

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The North Haven Child Development Center is a respectful, safe and secure environment where children’s self-concept, overall development and social skills are enhanced as they begin to understand, explore and investigate their world.

Busy parents can rest assured that their child is in a safe and secure environment that nurtures their unique qualities and potential and facilities their growth.

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