Back to School Bash

We wanted a special way to mark the end of summer and get excited for the new school year….so we decided to plan a huge carnival-themed BASH! First, the whole Early Steps Learning Center community joined together to raise the money we needed for our bash.  Fundraisers included a bake sale and several promotion days…

Back to School 2012 Special Coupon

Fall 2012 Enrollment

We are having the best time with our Summer Campers AND planning an exciting new child care/school year! On August 1st, Early Steps Learning Center opens enrollment for the Fall for all programs – Infants, Toddlers, Traditional Preschool, Montessori Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Before & After School.   We are available to answer any questions that you…

Announcing our New Location

We are proud to announce that Early Steps Learning Center is expanding to a second location in Richmond Heights!   We are excited about our growth and wanted to personally thank our devoted teaching team and staff, parents and community members for your support over the last 8 years.  We have received many testimonies from parents,…

Community Helpers Month

During the month of February the children learned about very important Community Helpers.   Even more exciting than learning about them was getting to talk to them in person! We would like to thank the Richmond Heights Fire and Police Departments for making special visits to Early Steps Learning Center and for protecting us everyday!…

Job Opening: Director

NEW JOB OPENING: Child Care Center Director New facility opening and seeking highly motivated and energetic person to manage quality early childhood center. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Selected candidate will be responsible for the day to day operations of child care facility while maintaining center’s compliance with Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Licensing Rules, Step…

Montessori Preschool Update

The Montessori classroom has been very busy.  We’ve returned from Winter Break with new friends, new materials and ready to learn! Children have been progressing through all the materials at a great pace. All are able to easily distinguish materials with different characteristics such as color, size and shape Many are doing beginning spelling in the Language…

Santa Visit

Early Steps Learning Center was bustling with excitement today for our visit from Santa!! Even though he was very busy preparing for Christmas Eve, he took time to visit with each classroom. Many of our parents came too to catch a glimpse of Santa and snap a picture with their child and Santa. Wishing you…

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Today we wrapped up our Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit the Euclid Hunger Center.  ESLC families chose a feather off of a turkey display located on the child’s classroom door.  Each feather listed a food item that they could donate.  Families brought in their non-perishable items between November 14-November 21, 2011.    Early Steps Learning Center collected…

Preschool Vision Screening

Members of the Cleveland Sight Center visited Early Steps Learning Center to conduct vision screenings with all of our Preschool children today. Children were asked to identify pictures that they had been shown beforehand and all received a sticker once they were done!  All children were given a “report” of their screening and referred for follow-up care…

Preschool Safety Walk

All of our Preschool programs went on a very important Safety Walk.  The purpose of the walk was to teach the children “street safety”.  Several days before the walk we discussed street safety with the preschoolers using pictures.   Today was the big day – we made a 30 minute round-trip walk to the University Hospitals…

Open House, July 29 & 30

Kids and caregivers are invited to our Open House!  Tour our Center, observe classrooms in  session (on Friday), meet our teachers, and ask questions to our staff!  Please share with friends and family that may be looking for an exceptional education and child care program.  If you have any questions, please call us at (440)944-ABCD(2223).…

Graduation Ceremony

Highland Heights Community Center was host to our graduating pre-kindergarten class and their families for a special ceremony. As 19 graduates looked forward to attending the “big school this fall”, many families shed tears of joy and pride as their little one marched across the stage to receive their diploma.  The highlight of the event…

New Outdoor Fun

Our preschoolers were VERY excited to see a NEW playground structure in the ESLC play yard!  We recently purchased and installed a Rainbow Play System on our preschool playground. Think back to your favorite childhood moments; chances are you were knee-deep in the land of pretend. The Rainbow Play System not only provides your child…

Earth Day Celebration

To teach our kids about recycling and get them actively involved, we challenged our classrooms to an “Earth Day Competition”. The kids collect recyclables and brought them into the Center.  In total they collected over 5,000 pieces to be donated to the recycling center. All classrooms also made the school’s first Earth Day murals, made…

New Montessori Program

Early Steps Learning Center is proud to announce the opening of its Montessori Program. Our program will be offered for 3-5 year old children at our current location in Richmond Heights. Our program highlights: Our lead Montessori Program Teacher has a degree in traditional education and certified in the Montessori approach. Our Montessori Program is designed…

Dr. Seuss Day

March 2nd marks Dr. Seuss’s birthday and also The National Education Association’s “Read Across America Day”.   Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.     We celebrated Dr. Seuss and reading at Early Steps Learning Center in each of our classrooms. Our teachers really…