DES PLAINES SCHOOL DISTRICT 62

Jane L. Westerhold
Early Learning Center

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Early Learning Center - Arbor day

Des Plaines Annual Arbor Day Ceremony Planned – In keeping with the National Arbor Day designation, the City of Des Plaines will mark the occasion with a tree planting ceremony at 1:30 PM, Friday, April 27, 2012, at the Early Learning Center, 1375 South 5th Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016. There, Mayor Martin J. Moylan will read the City's Arbor Day proclamation to students and other ceremony attendees before planting a tree on school grounds. Lurvey's Garden Center of Des Plaines has generously agreed to donate the tree for this year's ceremony.


The Early Learning Center (ELC) is part of Community Consolidated School District 62 in Des Plaines. The ELC is a new, state-of-the-art facility for educational needs. Our mission is to provide a safe, secure environment where children can grow physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. While stressing these developmental areas, the staff gears the activities to meet the needs and interests of children.


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The Early Learning Center programs are accredited by National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC is our nation's largest organization of early childhood educators. Our goal is to have high-quality early childhood programs that provide a safe and nurturing environment for young children, have teachers who are well-trained, have access to excellent teaching materials, and work with curriculum that is appropriately challenging and developmentally sound. This process involves a comprehensive process of internal self-study and improvement in all of the following areas: positive relationships with children and adults, curriculum, effective teaching approaches, ongoing assessments, nutrition and health, teaching staff, collaborative relationships with families, community relationships, physical environment, and program management.


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Office Hours
Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Office 847-824-1065
Fax 847-824-8225


Mailing Address
Early Learning Center
Forest Elementary School
1375 South 5th Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60018


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You must be a resident of District 62 to enroll.

For more information please call 847-824-1065.



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Early Learning Center
Forest Elementary School
1375 South 5th Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60018

847-824-1065

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