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4809 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago

Concordia Day early learning is specially designed to meet the changing needs of children and their families. We serve children 6 weeks through 3 years old in Chicago’s vibrant Ravenswood community. Providing a warm and positive environment, our caring teachers spend many hours cuddling, nurturing and talking with children; this instills trust and creates a healthy learning setting for movement, exploration and play.

Our child-centered curriculum focuses on each developmental stage. We use age appropriate activities, such as story time, music, simple games, and movement, all which support physical, language, cognitive, social and emotional development. We work closely with parents and the community, all becoming a part of the Concordia Day family, all to support the growth of our future leaders. 

To help us serve you better, please first complete our Contact Us FormOur Enrollment Manager, Mary Martinez-Verner can also be reached at 773.463.1600 ext.222.

  


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Creative Curriculum approach

  • Supports children’s development through play, creating a rich environment for learning
  • Forges strong home-school connection, developing strong parent and teacher relationships
  • Boosts motor skills and early math concepts through weekly enrichment activities
  • Provides a special focus on language and literacy; Spanish language skills introduced at an early age 

 

Excellent staff qualifications

  • Following best practices established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Lead teachers have a minimum of an associate’s degree and three years plus experience working in early childhood education 

 

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Beautiful, intentional environment specially created for the healthy development of infants and toddlers

  • Warm, inviting space designed for children to explore and learn
  • Dedicated large indoor play space and outdoor play lot on site
  • Open door policy—parents welcome to drop in any time during the day
  • Dedicated private room for nursing mothers
  • Babies are held when fed

Exclusively serving the needs of the

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Earth–friendly and organic

  • Organic meals and healthy snacks
  • Cloth diapering option
  • Non VOC paint and recycled antimicrobial carpet tiles
  • BPA-free plates and utensils
  • Eco-conscious, educational toys
  • Green cleaning products

  

Program hours to best serve parents 7:00am– 6:00pm Monday through Friday

To help us serve you better, please first complete our Contact Us Form. Our Enrollment Manager, Mary Martinez-Verner can also be reached at 773.463.1600 ext.222.

Concordia Day Tuition Structure

 

Meet our Site Director

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Heather Gunter 
Heather has over 10 years of experience in the field of early childhood development. Heather has been the Assistant Director of Concordia Place’s preschool program. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and two Masters Degrees, one in Early Childhood Administration and one in Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction. Heather is currently pursuing her doctorate in early childhood education at Concordia University.

 

Early Learning with a Mission

Concordia Day is a social mission-driven organization that uses the power of giving to help transform lives beyond those we serve. All proceeds from Concordia Day support the high-impact, multi-generational programs and mission of Concordia Place.