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Nurturing UC Berkeley’s youngest students.

At the Early Childhood Education Program, we want every child to get a great start in life.

We work in partnership with the family to support all aspects of a child’s growth within an atmosphere of respect. Teachers pay close attention to each child’s unique needs, and tailor activities to spark their natural curiosity. Here research is developed and applied for children to learn and grow.

At each of our five centers, children learn through play. Sandboxes, play structures, indoor and outdoor activity stations, art supplies, and gardens – all are carefully designed to inspire creativity, instill self-confidence, and give UC Berkeley’s youngest students the foundation for a successful life.