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About UsCommitted to community.

We were pioneers.
In 1967, the first Childtime child care centers were introduced.

Today, we are innovators.
Our community is now more than 1,070 schools strong—and still growing. And with experience comes wisdom. In sharing our expertise, we provide an unmatched early education and child care experience to families everywhere and leave a lasting impression on generations to come.

More than a mission.
Our Promise is to have a positive impact on every child we serve, their families, our teachers, and our communities. We provide infants to school-age children a consistent, safe, and enriching environment to instill a lifelong love of learning and provide a solid foundation for a successful educational future.

1,070+ Schools
20k+ Employees
160k+ Children
Across 11 unique brands and more than 1,070 schools,our 20k+ educators can support more than 160k children.
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Strong foundations.
Positive outcomes

Every day, we nurture, educate, inspire, and share healthy habits with young learners across the country. Our experienced, compassionate educators are empowered to deliver successful outcomes for children.

Through the magic of a powerful, personalized education, we create memorable moments, share meaningful milestones, and embrace the wonder and curiosity of being a kid.

Our dedicated educators create enduring bonds rooted in one shared mission—to ensure each child flourishes in school, and in life.

Our Vision

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Building connections.
Growing community.

Learning Care Group, Inc. is a leading provider of early childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years across 39 states and Washington, D.C.

A school is a community. And we’re proud to have one of the largest school communities to support families. Our extensive network, knowledgeable workforce, innovative technology, and collective expertise enable us to make a wholehearted commitment to our entire community:

Every child. Every family. Every educator.

Childtime School Building

Across the country.
In your neighborhood.

Our approach is personal, building a strong sense of community at each neighborhood school, yet supported by the knowledge, resources, and financial stability of a major organization. An expansive nationwide network, coupled with a hyper-local focus, enables us to be scalable and to deliver high-quality, unique, and specific experiences to children, families, and teachers—that includes our research-based curriculum, customizable to each child’s individual journey.

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High standards.
Well regarded.

Our longstanding commitment to quality care and learning have enabled our schools to be accredited by the premier accreditation programs, including National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Cognia, and the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA).

In addition to national accrediting bodies, our Accreditation Team is experienced in obtaining state-level standards, by following the guidelines of the QRIS (Quality Rating and Improvement System). Achieving accreditation and QRIS participation for our schools—as well as those serving our clients’ families—is supported by almost every entity in our company.

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