Early Learning Center-Newark childcare and education facility which provides a research, teaching and practicum site for faculty and students serves 20 NDEHS children in an integrated center-based child care partnership with NDEHS in the Newark area.

The Early Learning Center is a teaching and practicum site for faculty, students and community providers.  NDEHS provides the family support component placing a family advocate (s) at the site full time.  In collaboration with classroom staff the family advocate provide(s) home visits.  Home visits are based on a traditional home based visit, providing the child and family with additional supports and focusing on the parent as the child’s most important teacher.  These visits occur in the home and at the child care center.

The center operated five days a week, year-round providing full-day care in conjunction with Purchase of Care dollars.

If you have a question about our ELC-Newark center-based program, please contact us!