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Pleasevisit our centerbetween the times of 8:30AM - 3PM, Monday through Friday,to fill out an application to place your child on our waiting list. How long is the wait list?
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A Program of Excellence
The San Jose City College Child Development Center is an on-campus laboratory school that provides a high quality, developmentally appropriate toddler and preschool program for young children, who are between the ages of 22 months to 5 years. Our teachers facilitate learning in the areas of early literacy, math, science, writing, art, music, independence, social competence, multicultural appreciation, and physical/motor skill competence, and prepare children for success in kindergarten.TheSan Jose City College Child Development Center is also a laboratory school where students in the Early Childhood Education program at SJCC conduct observations, student-teach, and receive mentorship and guidance from our excellent team of certificated teachers.
Excellence in Teaching
All children receive a high-quality education because they are taught by a professional, experienced, and talented team of teachers. Ourteachers hold professional credentials in Early Childhood Education and have many years of teaching experience in the ECE profession. They are dedicated to providing a safe, educational, fun, and caring environment for all children.
How to Apply
After you have registered for at least 9 units of daytime, weekday classes, please stop by the center to fill out an application in person, Monday-Friday, between 8:30am-3pm. The Child Development Center is inBuilding K on the South end of campus.
Single parents must be enrolled at either EVC or SJCC. In two-parent families, both parents must be students OR one parent must be a student and the other parent must be employed or incapacitated. All students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 units of daytime, weekday classes.
Low-income students may be eligible for a state-funded subsidy in which the State of California pays for all or some of the costs. Fees are charged on a sliding scale as determined by the California Department of Education and are calculated based on the family's gross monthly income. Higher-income students and staff may inquire about our full tuition rates by calling (408)288-3759.
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