Providing The Highest Quality Care & Attention

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Chicago, IL

State of Illinois Child Development Center

Located In Downtown Chicago Inside Of The Michael A. Bilandic Building!

Tailored Learning Helps Them Reach Developmental Goals

Tailored Learning Helps Them Reach Developmental Goals

Recognizing your child’s unique learning style, dedicated staff guides and supports them through a tailored learning process. Teachers plan hands-on activities to achieve age-appropriate developmental goals across all domains, ensuring holistic growth and learning.

Hands-On Classrooms & Individualized Attention

Hands-On Classrooms & Individualized Attention

Step into exciting classrooms bursting with lively colors and bustling energy. Discover engaging learning posters and neatly arranged centers designed to support your child’s growth at their own pace. Their stimulating environment encourages curiosity, fostering a love for exploration and learning.

We Offer A Research-Based Curriculum That Supports Your Little Learner’s Cognitive, Physical, & Social-Emotional Development!

The Creative Curriculum® Sparks Imagination & Fun

The Creative Curriculum© Sparks Imagination & Fun

Expert teachers spark imagination with the Creative Curriculum© — hailed as the nation’s favorite learning tool. This approach boosts confidence, creativity, and critical thinking through hands-on investigations, while Spanish, music and art, gardening, and other enrichment activities ensure your child’s learning journey is full of fun and discovery.

Peek Inside Your Kiddo’s Engaging Classrooms!

Spanish & Sign Language Class

Mrs. Brenda encourages cultural appreciation & linguistic diversity by introducing various languages to your student from a young age. This exposure broadens their horizons & paves the way for future opportunities.

Engaging Culinary Class

Discover the art of cooking through simple recipes, honing fine motor skills while creating delicious & nutritious treats. This hands-on experience fosters a healthy relationship with food from an early age.

Hands-On Gardening Class

An interactive gardening program where your child builds physical, cognitive, & emotional skills. Through plant care, they discover the natural world, refine fine motor skills & develop responsibility & patience.
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Music & Art Classes

Your little one plays instruments, sings songs, and makes colorful artwork. It's a chance for them to be creative, express themselves, & have a blast while they learn new things!

STEAM Activities

Dive into Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math & watch them build, create, & problem solve through hands-on activities. It's a super cool way to learn and discover independently & as a group.

Soccer & Karate Classes

For a small fee, your little learner can participate in soccer & karate classes to keep them active, strengthen their coordination, & build those muscles & social-emotional skills.
Watch Your Little One Build Their Social-Emotional Skills

Watch Your Little One Build Their Social-Emotional Skills

Nurturing social-emotional development empowers your child to build trust and confidence in relationships, express emotions safely, and ask for help when needed. Social-emotional skills help them distinguish between happiness, sadness, fear, and anger, exhibit concern for others’ behaviors, display affection for loved ones, and adeptly navigate imaginary worries.

Daily Outdoor Play High Above The City

Daily Outdoor Play High Above The City

Tucked in the bustling Loop, our center maximizes outdoor fun despite limited space. Safely located in a secure government building, our rooftop playground hosts daily outdoor play with trike rides, slides, and plenty of safe climbing opportunities. There’s even an indoor garden area your child can tend to!

Engaging Indoor Playspaces For Strong Gross Motor Skills

Engaging Indoor Playspaces For Strong Gross Motor Skills

Explore our expansive gross motor skills area, featuring a full-size gym and a smaller gym for active play. Plus — an innovative Discovery Room on the second floor provides a safe indoor space for play on inclement weather days. 

Our mission is to provide nurturing care and education to children while also supporting families. We focus on developmentally appropriate practices, ensuring we embrace each child’s individuality, strengthen their love of education, and create life-long learners.

Nutritious Meals & Snacks Included In Your Tuition

Nutritious Meals & Snacks Included In Your Tuition

Nourish your child’s body and mind with wholesome meals and snacks included in your tuition. From breakfast to lunch and snacks, caregivers prioritize healthy choices and use designated days to engage your little one in cooking to foster independence and encourage nutritious eating habits. 

A Convenient Location With Amenities Nearby

A Convenient Location With Amenities Nearby

Discover ultimate convenience at our doorstep across from City Hall, Walgreens, and Cadillac Palace Theatre. Indulge in various dining, fast-food, and shopping options and check off your to-do list with amenities nearby, like McMcDonald’s, Target, Starbucks, Block 37 and North LaSalle Shopping Malls, and more! 

Your Procare® Parent App Keeps You In The Loop

Your Procare© Parent App Keeps You In The Loop

Expect easy sign-ins and updates throughout the day with your Procare© parent app. Receive fun pictures of your little one’s school adventures, transparent communication with teachers, quickly pay tuition, and more — all within your app. 

Ask Us About Our State & Government Employee Discount!

Certified Teachers & Security Measures For Peace Of Mind

Certified Teachers & Security Measures For Peace Of Mind

CPR- and First-Aid-trained staff have degrees in early childhood education or related fields. Teachers ensure top-tier childcare and peace of mind through ongoing professional development, NAEYC accreditation, and ExceleRate Gold Circle certification. Restricted access controls, tall privacy fences, and security cameras add an additional layer of safety from drop-off to pick-up.

Sparkling Classrooms Thanks To An Onsite Cleaning Team

Sparkling Classrooms Thanks To An Onsite Cleaning Team

Our meticulous housekeeping staff ensures that every corner of your child’s learning environment stays spotless and sanitized, providing a safe and hygienic space for them to learn and thrive. Enjoy peace of mind, knowing that cleanliness and safety are our top priorities.

We Accept NCI Financial Assistance To Support Families In Need!

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Explore Our Incredible Locations & Schools In Your Area!

Explore Our Incredible Locations & Schools In Your Area!

State of Illinois Child Development Center

160 N. LaSalle St, N201,
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-4782
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Kid Scholars Academy

2229 Cypress Ln,
Sugar Land, TX 77478
(281) 436-6014
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Kandiland Day School (Friendswood)

1504 Winding Way Dr,
Friendswood, TX 77546
(346) 385-1130
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Kandiland Day School (Westover)

180 Westover Park Ave,
League City, Texas 77573
(281) 338-9625
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Raising Stars Academy

10825 30th Ave N,
Texas City, TX 77591
(409) 986-4320
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Raising Stars STEM Center

9300 Emmett F Lowry #70,
Texas City, TX 77591
(409) 440-8528
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