Find proven, quality child care at the Early Childhood Education Center at an exceptional value. We are the highest rated, state certified Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) child care provider in Clark County. Take a personalized tour of our facility situated on the beautiful CTC/Clark State Campus and see why we make such an important difference in your child's early development and future outcomes!

Step Up To Quality is Ohio's voluntary quality rating system for ODJFS licensed child care programs. Step Up To Quality recognizes early care and education programs that exceed quality benchmarks over and above Ohio's licensing standards.

Full-time Early Child Care and Education

The Early Childhood Education Center offers full time early child care and education based upon criteria established by:
  • Voluntary Participation in ODJFS "Step Up to Quality" Program
  • Program for Infant Toddler Care
  • Resources for Infant Educators
  • Ohio First Steps, Ohio Infant-Toddler Guidelines
  • Follow the guidelines of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Ohio Department of Education

ECEC Benefits

  • Highly educated, caring teachers
  • Play-based learning experiences
  • Low classroom ratios
  • Bright, attractive, welcoming, well equipped classrooms
  • Family-friendly environment
  • Parent observation areas to view the classroom activities
  • Two large outdoor play spaces and an indoor gym (gross motor room)
  • Small group area/library

Click the links to learn more about ECEC, then contact us to schedule a visit!