ELC Mission & Philosophy


Alverno Early Learning Center exists to promote educational and personal development of every child and staff member who enters our doors. We will respect every child, parent and coworker by keeping lines of communication open and confidentiality a priority.


Alverno Early Learning Center believes in high quality care and education for each child. Our program is based on the philosophy that:

  • Children grow and develop through active exploration in a warm and nurturing environment
  • We believe in the uniqueness of each child and strive to meet the individual needs of each child
  • We provide a variety of educational experiences that place emphasis on child involvement and decision making
  • Activities are focused to enhance social, emotional, cognitive and language development