• Child Development Institute's Early Learning Center (ELC) Child Development Institute's Early Learning Center (ELC)


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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Child Development Institute is to help all children reach their full potential by supporting the relationships and relationships that shape their early development.


The Child Development Institute (CDI) has served as a vital resource for children and their families for more than 15 years. Research shows that early experiences play a crucial role in children's healthy growth and development. CDI focuses on the development of the whole child, his or her early relationships, environments and communities. With a new Early Learning Center opening in Canoga Park in Spring 2011, CDI will be able to reach hundreds more families living in an underserved section of the San Fernando Valley.

The CDI Early Learning Center (ELC) is a museum-quality, developmentally-appropriate play and learning space in Canoga Park. Created by Child Development Institute, the CDI Early Learning Center promotes healthy development for all young children and provides connection to community resources and opportunities to strengthen families.

Promoting Healthy Development For All Children

With a focus on nature and the benefits of nature in children’s healthy development, the ELC offers activities and special events that support your children’s social-emotionaldevelopment and school-readiness through literacy, art, science, music, gardening, health and wellness activities that can be done with parents, caregivers, siblings, and new friends from the ELC.


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Would you recommend Child Development Institute's Early Learning Center (ELC)?

by Monserrat M. from Winnetka, CA (2018-05-19 17:36:42.0)
Healthy growth and development is a crucial factor in a child's future success, there's no better way to support the future generation than enriching their minds from a young age.