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Child Development Center


Thompson Child Development

TCDC prides itself on providing and maintaining the highest quality of care and education of young children. As a student at Thompson Child Development Center, your child will receive an early childhood education that includes all program benefits.

NC Five Star Rating

Let's Move Child Care 2015 Winner

Daily chef-prepared meals using fresh, whole foods

Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack served daily

Creative curriculum

On-site therapeutic services

Affordable, competitive tuition rates, vouchers welcome

Requirements for staff:child ratios

Thompson Child & Family Focus Early Childhood Education Charlotte NC

At Thompson, we recognize that children do not develop in a vacuum; as such, we practice a wraparound approach to children’s education and growth. Our program offers many opportunities for families to partner with their children’s teachers, the classroom, and the center as a whole.

By building a strong connection between home and school, our partnership ensures your child’s future success. Families are always welcome at Thompson Child Development Center! We offer…

    • Circle of Parents support group
    • Kindergarten readiness information sessions
    • Parent trainings and classes with topics related to child rearing and general family support

Thompson Child Development Center uses The Creative Curriculum for Infant, Toddlers & Twos, and Preschool, a research-based program that fosters these skills:

    • Social-emotional
    • Physical
    • Language
    • Cognitive
    • Literacy
    • Mathematics
    • Science and Technology
    • Social Studies
    • The Arts

Additionally, The Creative Curriculum provides teachers with the research and tools for Kindergarten Readiness.

Along with Creative Curriculum, teachers assess the development of children using the online assessment tool, Teaching Strategies GOLD®. Teaching Strategies GOLD allows teachers and families to document developmental growth as well as assess it.

Developmental Checkpoint assessments are conducted four times a year. Parent/Teacher Conferences are held two times per year in conjunction with the fall/spring checkpoint assessments, to share the developmental progress of your child with you.

Parents who wish to enroll their child are asked to set up an appointment to:

    • Tour the center
    • Meet the staff
    • Review center operations and policies
    • Secure placement on a waiting list with payment of a non-refundable fee

Contact our center at 704-817-1600 to schedule a tour or for more information.

Thompson Child & Family Focus Charlotte NC Child Development Center

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