Preschool Academy Coming Soon

Exciting changes are happening with our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs! As part of an ongoing commitment to meet the needs of today’s children and families, our Management and Preschool Staff are redesigning our Preschool program.  During the month of May you’ll see changes rolling out. The first change announcement….. Preschool Academy Location Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten…

Preschool Safety Walk Do’s and Don’ts

Our teachers, staff, and volunteers are looking forward to taking our preschoolers on the annual Preschool Pedestrian Safety Walk tomorrow! You can practice with your little ones using the Pedestrian Safety Tips below,  provided by USA Safe Kids Worldwide. Pedestrian Safety: Do’s and Don’ts Do not cross the street alone if you’re younger than 10…

Holiday Wrap Up

We hope that you enjoyed a blessed holiday with family and friends.  We are thankful to our ESLC family and staff for generously giving to the Cleveland community this holiday season. We are proud to share that our three Centers donated over 50 gifts to Gilmour Academy, who distributed the gifts to families in need…

Early Steps and Making Strides of Cleveland

Early Steps administration, staff, Center families and friends walked in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Sunday October 11.  What a beautiful day celebrating survivors and supporting the American Cancer Society’s mission! “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to…

Insider’s Guide to School

“As a center director and a mom of a brand new kindergartner, this article provided helpful information and lots of encouragement about this very special year and new adventure called “Elementary School.”  Whatever grade your “little person” or “little people” are in, I think you will find this article both helpful and entertaining, as you manage this school year and many school…

Routines and Security

Does your family have routines – such as for bedtime or getting ready for daycare or school? We frequently stress the importance of routines to parents and hear many questions as to why. One of our Directors, Janet, found a very helpful article from a favorite resource of ours, AhaParenting.com. One of the most important…

Fall Child Care Special

During the month of August, new families to all 3 Early Steps Learning Center locations can receive free registration! (A $25 value.)  Just mention this web site special offer to save!  But hurry, this offer expires August 31, 2015.  We invite you to schedule a tour by completing the form below.  We look forward to…

Ms. Jackson Recognized by YWCA and Goldman Sachs

Our very own Sharon Jackson was recognized recently by two honorable organizations. YWCA Women of Professional Excellence Award Sharon was nominated and honored as one of the recipients of the YWCA Greater Cleveland 2015 Women of Professional Excellence Awards. “YWCA Greater Cleveland provides organizations throughout Northeast Ohio with the unique opportunity to recognize the contributions of exceptional…

Celebrating Our Favorite Authors

During the month of March, all classrooms are excitedly exploring the theme “Favorite Children’s Authors.”  These authors  include: Eric Carle, Bill Martin, Jr., Dr. Seuss, Mercer Mayer and Denise Flemming. The Kindergarten Enrichment class had a lot of fun during the Eric Carle week making a “spider web” after reading The Very Busy Spider. Who knows what we’ll spin up…