Fast Facts

  • Child Education Center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

  • CEC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors; administrated by an Executive Director; and licensed by the State of California Department of Social Services.

  • CEC is open year round, 12 months, from 8:00AM – 5:30PM.

  • CEC serves up to 104 children ages 6 weeks through 6 years.

  • CEC is closed for approximately 22 days each year, for holidays and professional development.  There is no pro-ration of tuition for days of site closure.

  • All CEC staff must pass a fingerprint background check prior to employment and fully qualify for the position they hold.

  • CEC staff retention rate is triple the national average.

  • The philosophy of care and education is Play-based and Reggio-inspired. 

  • CEC provides a morning and afternoon snack. Parents provide lunch. 

  • Parent Participation requirement is four hours monthly.  Parents that do not have time may pay $50 per month instead.