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Our History

Why Families Choose SCC:

  • Founded in 1987 and continuously operated by a respected and caring local family  

  • High-quality early care and education, as recognized by Silver Level accreditation through ExceleRate Illinois, as well as local school districts, Head Start, and more

  • Nurturing and observant staff provide for a safe environment in our secure facilities

  • Multi-lingual and multi-ethnic staff support family connection and home-language reinforcement

  • Read to Me: Exclusive program co-designed with Skokie Public Library provides weekly 1:1 early literacy experiences for children 0-5 years old

  • Parent education events selected by program families

  • Civic-minded leaders prioritize community engagement and development, partnerships, and community service

  • Co-founder of local Early Childhood Alliance

  • Member: Oakton Community College Early Childhood Department Advisory Board, Skokie Resilient Community Collaboration, Early Childhood Alliance, Evanston Early Childhood Director's Network, Skokie Chamber of Commerce