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Now Enrolling Ages 2-8
Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
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An Established Childcare Center with a Caring Staff

When it comes to child care and preschool, you get the best at the Children’s Learning Center at Moraine Valley. Licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, the staff is dedicated to providing a superior, safe and fun learning environment for all attending children from the ages of 2 to 8.


Moraine Valley supports diverse cultural backgrounds. The center implements inclusive practices and exposure to multicultural experiences on campus making sure all students and families feel welcome.

  • Inclusive environments
  • Family engagement
  • Collaboration
  • Continued learning
  • Reflective practice

Your Child's Success Comes First

  • Affordable tuition and accepts Illinois Action for Children assistance
  • Open to community members, college students and staff
  • Large motor development room
  • Parent observation room
  • State licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS)

  • Fresh meals and snacks prepared daily on campus
  • Fully enclosed secure outdoor playground
  • An outdoor garden learning environment that focuses on vegetable gardening
  • Unique on-campus field trips
  • 10% multiple child discount for children ages 2-8 from the same family

Activities by Age

Ages 2

Children join in a variety of activities that include music, art and play that are designed to enhance socialization skills.

Ages 3-5

Children participate in scheduled preschool activities designed to enhance their development and promote kindergarten readiness skills.

The center is open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The center is closed on staff development days and college holidays; a schedule of dates will be provided to parents.

If your child will be absent, please call the center in advance to make them aware.

Tuition is due regardless of attendance.  The expenses of the center continue even though your child may be absent.

Stop by and explore the center

Moraine Valley's Children's Learning Center is open to the public. Call, inquire below, or visit today! You’re going to be confident in your decision to enroll your child in our center. 

The Children's Learning Center is located in Building S, Room S131 on the Palos Hills campus.


Contact site director Kirsten Ranneklev with the form below.