Childcare Center

The Early Childcare Center at Atlanta Technical College

…..a program that meets the needs of children and their families through a child-centered learning environment that is safe, healthy, nurturing, responsive, and respectful.

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Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Daycare Subsidy Accepted Pre-K
Monday –Friday 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Before & After-Care Available
(404) 225-4618
childcare@atlantatech.edu
1560 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Dr. Marsha Whittle, Childcare Center Coordinator E-mail:mwhittle@atlantatech.edu

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Our Philosophy

It is our hope that the lives of both you and your child will be enriched because of your association with us. We care about each child individually, striving not to compare, but to appreciate the precious rhythm of each one's growth. We do not in any way attempt to replace the priority of the home and its environment, but rather seek to supplement and enrich your child's experience.

About Us

Atlanta Technical College staff…
Low teacher/child ratio 1:4
First Aid/CPR trained Provide an organized and structured program which focuses on:

  • Academics

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Literacy Awareness

  • Group Activities

  • Social Skills

  • Music & Games

  • Structured Indoor & Outdoor Play

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Atlanta Technical College Early Childcare Center Provides…

  • A safe and healthy academic learning environment.

  • Nutritious meals (breakfast, lunch & snack)

  • Activities, materials, and equipment which are age and developmentally appropriate.

  • An environment that encourages creativity through a variety of art experiences.

  • An open door policy, which supports open communication between children, adults, the community, and the center’s staff.

  • Creative curriculum for ages 7 months – 5 years old.

  • Developmentally appropriate and child sized furnishings.

  • GA Pre-K Program

Parent Involvement

Parents are encouraged to participate in their child’s education. The observation area is open for parents to observe, however, it must not conflict with the instructional environment. Parent involvement activities are offered each quarter. Parent-teacher conferences are an integral part of helping children achieves their best. Conferences are arranged on a scheduled basis or at the parent’s request.

Special Needs

The Early Education Center follows The Atlanta Public Schools Program under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Placement in appropriate special education program is determined by the child’s individualized Education Program (IEP) and recommendations of the placement committee.

Communication

Education is a partnership between home and school. We value parent involvement at every level and encourage you to partner with us. In order for this partnership to be effective, we need to be able to communicate.  Please feel free to call, write a note, or e-mail us if you have concerns or questions about your child’s education. We are always available to schedule a conference to discuss any issue or concern you have regarding your child.  Translators are available at no cost through Atlanta Technical College.