CCLC Preschool in Los Altos

  • Joanna Englehardt, Director
  • 2310 Homestead
  • Suite E
  • Los Altos, CA, 94024
  • Ph: (408) 736-7400
  • Fax: (408) 736-7993
  • Ages: 18 months to 5 years
  • Hours: 7am to 6pm, Monday - Friday

We are now accepting families on our waiting list for our Summer and Fall 2014 enrollment. Take a tour of the center to find out more about what we have to offer your family! Open Tours every Wednesday at 9:30am.

Welcome! Meet the Team »

Welcome to CCLC Preschool in Los Altos where we consider ourselves to be one big family! Located on the border of Los Altos and Cupertino we serve families in the surrounding communities including Mountain View, Sunnyvale and more. Our teaching team is full of dedicated and talented individuals who have a passion for working with children. Our goal is to provide a stimulating and caring environment to promote social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. We provide a variety of learning experiences that encourage a positive self-image and independence skills. We respect each child as an individual with unique qualities of personality, intelligence and creativity. At CCLC Preschool in Los Altos, we know an open line of communication between the center and parent is essential to building a strong relationship. Our center welcomes all families.

- Joanna Englehardt, Center Director

Programs Offered

  • Toddler Programs (1-2 years)

    Toddler Programs (1-2 Years)

    Toddlers are explorers on the road to learning. They walk all over, eat table food and often take just one nap a day. In a safe and nurturing environment, your little adventurer will find his voice, make new friends and develop confidence in newfound abilities.

  • Jr. Preschool (2-3 years)

    Jr. Preschool Programs (2-3 Years)

    Let us help your 2-year-old develop her independence and confidence in a setting that encourages a sense of community. We plan your child's activities based on a program grounded in early childhood fundamentals. Your young learner will increase her language ability, practice early counting skills and learn to cooperate with friends through group activities.

  • Preschool Programs (3-4 years)

    Preschool Programs (3-4 Years)

    Preschool kids are in the process of becoming confident learners. We take their confidence to the next level with hands-on education. Your 3- to 4-year-old child is ready for structured learning activities that touch on early literacy, math, science and social studies. Our program balances these subjects with opportunities for independent exploration – and a healthy dose of running, jumping and dancing.

  • Prekindergarten Programs (4-5 years)

    Prekindergarten Programs (4-5 Years)

    With our expert educators guiding the way, your child will feel confident taking the big step into the kindergarten classroom. With lower student-to-teacher ratios, your child will get more individualized attention. Our comprehensive, full-day kindergarten program encompasses reading, language, math, science, arts and physical fitness to keep your child excited about school. Plus, our program is aligned with local and state elementary school standards, so your child will be prepared to confidently enter first grade.

Learning Adventures &
Enrichment Programs

  • Cooking

    Cooking Adventures

    Stir up your child's culinary imagination with fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. The Cooking Adventures program introduces young chefs to recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza and proper nutrition.

  • Mandarin

    Mandarin Immersion

    A limited number of our centers offer a bilingual immersion preschool program featuring Mandarin and English, created in collaboration with leading foreign language educators. Children will have the opportunity to learn Mandarin through stimulating, age-appropriate, hands-on activities. Using this creative approach, children enhance their skills in a second language in the same natural way they learned their first language.

  • Math

    Math Adventures

    Math Adventures teaches concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height and weight, as well as shapes and solids. Math is everywhere, and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.

  • Music

    Music Adventures

    Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason and create. Your child will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments. Note by note, he may identify an early passion for music and will gain confidence to perform well in all aspects of his young life.

  • Phonics & Reading

    Phonics & Reading Adventures

    Set your child up for success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. We engage your child with customized books, games and activity cards to help him master the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and an even greater command of the language.

Holidays Observed & Professional Development Days

We are closed on New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, the last Friday in August, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, and the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Accreditation

  • We are very proud to say we are accredited through NAEYC! For more information about the NAEYC accreditation please visit, www.naeyc.org

  • The Eco-Healthy Child Care program assesses 30 critical care factors including biodegradable, non-toxic cleaning products, non-toxic art supplies, PVC-free toys and more. To learn more go to: www.ecohealthychildcare.org

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