Programs

child care center

Our classrooms will utilize high quality teaching staff implementing the Creative Curriculum to educate and inspire all developmental and learning areas including approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language and literacy, cognition and motor development, while focusing on each child’s strengths and needs to individualize their learning experience.

 
Home visiting program information

3 KIDS EARLY HEAD STARTMany children and parents receive Early Head Start and Head Start services right in their own home! Home visitors come once a week and work with parents and their children. Together, the home visitor and parents watch and think about the child. They plan ways to help the child learn using parent-child interactions, daily routines, and household materials. A small group of children, parents, and their home visitors also gets together on a monthly basis for group socializations.

Early Head Start Birth-Three Home Visiting program is a free program offered through theDr. David Kanis Child Development Center at Chicago State University. It provides high quality home visiting services through certified educators using the Parents as Teachers Curriculum.

Home visiting programs help parents build healthier, safer environments for young children, providing critical early support that sets them up for later success in school and in life. Specifically, home visiting helps to:

  • Improve child health
  • Cultivate safe homes and positive relationships
  • Increase school readiness
  • Improve parent self-sufficiency
 
Preschool for children ages 3-5
(Coming Soon)
Our Head Start preschool program offers children a warm environment to promote school readiness skills for children. Using a project based curriculum The Dr. David Kanis Child Development Center focuses on children's learning of social, emotional, and cognitive development. The Dr. David Kanis Child Development Center has Head Start  to deliver services to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.
 
After school and non attendance program
(Coming Soon)
The Dr. David Kanis Child Development Center is available for children from Kindergarten through 12-years-old for after school care and summer camp and non attendance days. The school age program will provide a mixture of homework and academic support and a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to keep children both mentally and physically active.