HAMPTON, Va. (December 10, 2018) – Last month, the Hampton University Child Development Center reached 1,585 views via Google My Business. The nationally recognized facility focuses on helping children build a strong educational foundation.
“This great news is proof that the Hampton University Child Development Center is doing tremendous work in shaping the minds of our children. The positive results of Mrs. Joy Phelps and her team’s efforts is spreading to parents in Hampton Roads looking to give their child the best start possible,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey.
Serving ages two and a half to five years old, the Hampton University Child Development Center offers a before and after school care program from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. With a highly trained staff, the school offers a theme-based curriculum grounded in the Virginia Frameworks. Structured schedules, interactive play and a daily rest period meet the holistic needs of children.
“I believe children learn through others and through their environment in reach settings. It has been proven through research that children learn and are ready for school when attending high-quality childcare facilities, where teachers facilitate their learning through interactions and interacting with other children in rich learning environments,” said Joy L. Phelps, Director of the Hampton University Child Development Center.
The Child Development Center has reached new heights as it has received recognition from The Child Care Aware of America (CCAoA), National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Head Start Association (NHSA), National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA), National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), Teachstone, and the Afterschool Alliance. These organizations have all acknowledged the HUCDC for their excellent care and service.
Additionally, the Hampton University Child Development Center provides community service opportunities to Hampton University students who want to gain community service hours for various organizations and clubs.