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About the business
Dorsey's Developmental Institute,"WHERE CHILDREN COME FIRST", is looking for parents who want the best qualified educational developmental environment for their children. We provide a warm, caring, healthy & safe center. We focus on the total child's needs through age appropriate edutainment. Our curriculum (creative curriculum) is designed to address the child's emotional, physical, social & cognitive development. Our trained & dedicated staff, who all have degrees (ranging from AA's to Master's degrees), await to service your family. We have a 6,000 sq. ft play lot (completely fenced) & security cameras inside & outside of the facility. We serve 3 nutritional meals daily. Menus are designed by the state of Illinois. All our classrooms are equipped with computers and most activities are taught in English & Spanish. Spanish speaking staff is available. Most activities are in small groups. Our center capacity is 50 & there are no more than 19 children in a classroom - less in the 2-year-old classroom. There are 2 teachers in each class. We have field trips but also bring into the center other resources & family/children activities. We accept cash, checks, Action For Children, DCFS & Foster Children clients. We also offer scholarships every year to working parents. Most staff have First Aid/CPR training & can facilitate nebulizers for Asthmatic children. We are in compliance with the City of Chicago & DCFS licensing regulations. We value & respect our children/families and are eager to meet and greet our parents as they become a partner in their child's developmental process. We have a contract with Chicago Public Schools State Pre-K program (which affords us many resources which are not available in all centers) and also have a kindergarten program. We service children ages 2 - 7 yrs. old. Normal hours are 7a.m.-6 p.m. but we are the 1st Child care Center with a 24 hour license. If you need night care give us a call & we will put you on our waiting list. 9am - 6pm; Mon. - Fri.
In business since: 1997
Total Employees: 2-10
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