Early Childhood Development
The Early Childhood Development Center is now enrolling children ages 6 weeks to 11 years of age!
Our agency philosophy is that the earliest years of a child’s life are crucial in predicting ultimate success in school and life.
EARLY HEAD START
This partnership with the city of San Antonio, provides a high quality developmentally appropriate continuum of care and social services to infants and toddlers that are directly aligned with school readiness practices and skill attainment.The program serves children six weeks to 35 months of age and provides education, health, nutrition, and other needed support services.
Early Head Start is a federally funded program serving infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women.
Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and their families. Check back soon for more updates.
DID YOU KNOW?
• Quality preschool provides children a strong foundation for long-term academic achievement.
• The Journal of the American Medical Association reported that children who missed out on Pre-K programs were 70% more likely to be arrested for a violent crime by age 18 and become repeat offenders.
We offer quality affordable childcare to children ages 6 weeks to 11 years old to enhance skills in their social, emotional, physical and cognitive developmental areas. The agency understands that providing a nurturing learning environment and nutritious meals to young children can enhance their learning capabilities. Our CDA certified teachers are dedicated to providing children with age appropriate activities and materials. The staff attends required workshops and trainings to ensure that they remain knowledgeable about all aspects of the child development profession.
LICENSED CHILD CARE FACILITY HIGHLIGHTS
Quality Child Care Service
Convenient Operation Hours (6:30am – 6:00pm Mon-Fri)
Accept (CCS)Child Care Services & other assistance programs
Affordable Fees – sliding fee scale
Certified Teachers (CDA,CPR 1st Aid, Annual Training)
Age Appropriate Activities
Hot Nutritious Meals & Snacks
Assist With Toilet Training
Open Year Round (Except Major Holidays)
Free Parenting Classes
Welcome to the Ella Austin Intensive Reading Intervention Program, an essential component of our year-round academic enrichment initiative. We are committed to closing the Reading skills and academic achievement gap for the students we serve. Our one-on-one and small group instruction take place in the secure and supportive setting of Bowden Academy (SAISD). Using proven evidence-based strategies, we strive to exceed the standards established by the Texas Education Agency and achieve the learning goals of our students and their families. Our program also features engaging field trips that provide experiential learning opportunities to supplement and enrich classroom learning.