Preparing children for kindergarten and beyond
Mary T. Wellcome Child Development Center
Our community-based early childhood education center provides comprehensive high-quality care and education in north Minneapolis.
Through the use of Creative Curriculum® for Preschool — a widely used, comprehensive curriculum based on child development and early education research and theory — we offer a variety of learning experiences to foster the children’s physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development within in a nurturing and caring environment.
Our services, programs, and offerings include:
- Science, math, writing, art, and pre-reading curriculum
- Off-site field trips
- Problem solving and conflict resolution education
- Learning through play
- Daily meals and snacks
- Support and parent involvement opportunities
- Low staff-to-child ratio
99% of our program graduates
test kindergarten ready
We serve children ages 16 months to
five years in three classrooms:
16 to 33 mos.
33 mos. to 4 years
4 to 5 years
Established in 1929, we are one of the oldest continuously operating child care programs in Minnesota. Housed in the Phyllis Wheatley Community Center, we’re committed to the center’s asset-building approach that helps individuals and families understand and build upon their strengths.
Mary T. Wellcome Child Development Center offers low-cost tuition. Partial and full scholarships are available to families that qualify. We also accept daycare assistance.
For more information or to inquire about openings, please contact:
Jamie Hagen, Early Childhood Services Director
612-977-3251 | [email protected]
Mary T. Wellcome Child Development Center Hours
6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.