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Child Development Center

Women's League

Child Development Center

Where Children Love to Learn

Where Children Love to Learn

As the largest single-site early education center in Greater Hartford, we provide stimulating, high-quality learning experiences for preschool children in a vibrant, safe, state-of-the-art building. We’ve proudly earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals.
As the largest single-site early education center in Greater Hartford, we provide stimulating, high-quality learning experiences for preschool children in a vibrant, safe, state-of-the-art building. We’ve proudly earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals.

INFANTS

We care for infants three to 17 months of age. Each child’s unique needs are addressed by a caring staff people with specialized training in child development

TODDLERS

Our highly efficient curriculum guides our toddlers (ages 17 months to 3 years) through playful exploration while helping to establish key skills in these areas: social-emotional, physical, language and communication, cognition, mathematics, arts, science and social studies.

PRESCHOOL

Three and four-year-old preschoolers are encouraged to make choices, ask questions, explore, solve problems and be creative. At the same time, they learn to understand and respect for other children.

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Now accepting infants, toddlers and preschoolers up to age 4.

Your 3 or 4-year-old may be eligible for a FREE slot!

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We Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM)

The STEM careers of the future offer more opportunities, job security, and higher pay. That’s one reason why we focus on STEAM education in our classrooms. Active, hands-on exploration of these concepts provides the foundation for growing curious learners, critical thinkers, and problem solvers. Learn More

Our New STEAM Learning Lab is Open!

The bright and colorful learning space on the second floor of Women’s League was designed with input from teachers, parents, and educational experts. The new learning lab houses a mini greenhouse, a wind tunnel, a magnetic gear wall, building materials, a conveyor belt, laptop computers, and a broad range of interactive learning materials designed for exploration and manipulation. Learn More

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Women’s League Honored with STEM Achievement Award by the CT Science Center

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WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING

Melinda Johnson, a mother of two children who attend Women’s League, spoke at the launch event for our new STEAM Lab. She said, “I’m elated that there’s a place in our community where my children can touch and explore and experience freely.”

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OUR ALUMNI MAKE US PROUD

We are so proud of our alumni, and we had a special visit with one of them: Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn Wooden! Enjoy the photos from his visit [September 2021].

Our distinguished alumni include: 

    • Denise Nappier, the first woman elected State Treasurer in Connecticut history; the first African American woman elected State Treasurer in the United States.
    • Thirman Milner, former Mayor of Hartford; the first popularly elected Black mayor in New England.
    • Darryl Thames, Town Clerk and former School Board Chair, Manchester
    • Glendowlyn Thames, former Deputy Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Economic and Community Development
    • John Gale, attorney and Hartford City Councilman
Our alumni are in a special league of their own! Are you one of them? We cherish our former students, teachers, staff, volunteers or parents/caregivers—all part of the Women’s League family. Let’s keep in touch—complete this brief form. 

1695 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120
860.524.5969 | info@womensleaguecdc.org

Women's League, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit registered in the U.S. under the federal tax EIN: 06-0646969.