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Highland KinderCare

Missy Fuller, Center Director

9735 Prairie Ave. Highland IN 46322
(219) 922-8220 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
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Special Instructions:
at Prairie Ave & 45th St

Neighborhood:
Our center is located in Highland. We are located one block west of the Intersection Indianapolis Blvd. & 45th Street. At the corner of 45th Street and Prairie Ave. is a Highland Gyro. We are located behind them on the left side of the street.

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Johnston, Merkley and Warren in Highland; Ready, St. Mary's and Wadsworth in Griffith; O'Bannon, Hess and Harding in Hammond; Protsman in Dyer; Frank Hammond, Elliott and Eads in Munster; Watson in Schererville; Longfellow in Gary.

Our diverse mixture of families and teachers ensures a quality learning environment. You’ll receive daily updates about your child’s progress. KinderCare’s nationally accredited system makes basic learning blocks fun, so kids grasp scholarly concepts at a young age. We maintain an open-door policy with an emphasis on customer service. Our staff members know each child and their educational skills. We offer a thematic curriculum based off the seven educational foundations -- language and literacy, math, science, social studies, music visual arts, health and physical education.

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Welcome

Welcome to Highland KinderCare!  Our NECPA accredited and level 4 Paths to Quality center is located off of 45th St. in Highland. We are minutes away from 80/94 and service many families from neighboring towns. We have over 100 years of combined Early Chlidhood experience! Our dedicated and passionate staff are here to help foster your child's love of learning. Our research-based curriculum has been developed by early childhood education specialists and our certified teachers are dedicated to making learning fun. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Missy Fuller, Center Director

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Accreditation

Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)

As children reach school age, our comprehensive full-day kindergarten program helps them explore, communicate, and create – all in a nurturing, small-class setting. Our team of expert educators has created a unique curriculum of reading, language, arts, math, science, and physical fitness that’s presented in a fun way to encourage a lifelong love of learning. Plus, our program is aligned with local and state elementary school standards, so children will be prepared to confidently enter first grade.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

Cooking

The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.

Math

The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.

Music

Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

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  1. Tuesday August 11, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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  2. Wednesday August 12, 2015
    1. Munster Starts School

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Teachers & Staff

Welcome to KinderCare in Highland! We’re a nationally accredited learning center with dedicated teachers and staff. We provide quality education in a safe environment. We have over 100 years combined teaching experience. Don’t hesitate to drop by, call or email us with any questions. We look forward to serving you!

  • Missy Fuller

    Missy Fuller, Center Director

    Missy has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Purdue University and a  Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership from Rasmussen College. She started at our center as the Preschool teacher. She moved to Arizona for a brief time and worked at a KinderCare in Tucson as a Discovery Preschool teacher. When Missy moved back to Highland, she became the Assistant Director and now is the Center Director. She has seen many children come and go and enjoyed all of them. Missy has been in the childcare field for sixteen years. She loves making an impact in the lives of children!

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to becoming the Center Director, Missy has also worked as a preschool teacher and Assistant Director.
    Year Started:
    6/16/2003
    Tenure:
    12 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    16 Years
    Education:
    Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources & Organizational Leadership
  • Ashley Supan

    Ashley Supan, Assistant Director

    Ashley has worked for KinderCare for a little over five years. She started as the Toddler Teacher and has worked with every age group since joining the KinderCare team in 2008. She currently finished her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and is going to school for her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education and Leadership.

    Previous Experience:
    Ashley has worked at another childcare center for seven years prior to joining the KinderCare team.
    Year Started:
    2/19/2008
    Tenure:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    12 Years
    Education:
    Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Judy

    Ms. Judy, Third in Charge, Learning Adventures Classroom

    Judy has been with the KinderCare family for eleven years and recently transferred to our team in 2012. She received her Associate's Degree from Purdue and has worked in the Early Childhood field for fourteen years. Judy brings many years of experience to the classroom and helps enhance a hands on learning approach in our Learning Adventures program.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Judy has worked at several other KinderCare locations in Indiana.
    Year Started:
    5/20/2002
    Tenure:
    13 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    14 Years
    Education:
    Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Theresa

    Ms. Theresa, Infant Classroom

    Ms. Theresa has worked with children for 36 years. She obtained her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Purdue and started working at KinderCare in 1989. She has worked with all age groups before she became the Infant Teacher. Ms. Theresa enjoys getting and giving hugs to all the Infants in her care. Ms. Theresa feels rewarded by teaching the babies and seeing them learn. The children's faces make her smile.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Theresa has worked at Purdue Child Care Center, Robertson Child Care Center & Happy Days Child Care Center.
    Year Started:
    6/16/1989
    Tenure:
    26 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    36 Years
    Education:
    Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Jessica

    Ms. Jessica, Toddler Classroom

    Ms. Jessica realized at an early age that she wanted to teach children. She was going to school for Early Childhood Education when she relocated to Indiana with her husband in 2008. In August of 2008 Ms. Jessica started working at KinderCare in the Discovery Preschool room and is now the Toddler room teacher. During her time at KinderCare Ms. Jessica had the opportunity to work with every age group.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Jessica has worked in other early childcare settings before coming to KinderCare.
    Year Started:
    8/4/2008
    Tenure:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    11 Years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Melissa

    Ms. Melissa, Toddlers

    Ms. Melissa came to us from a KinderCare in Illinois. She has worked in many different rooms in the center but loves the Toddler room. Ms. Melissa has a CDA and loves teaching them things and helping them understand concepts.

    Year Started:
    7/23/2012
    Tenure:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    3 years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Sarah

    Ms. Sarah, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Sarah received her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Purdue. She joined the KinderCare team in 2010 and has had experience working with all different age groups. She is currently one of the Discovery Preschool Teachers and loves working with children in that age group.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Sarah worked for three years at another childcare center.
    Year Started:
    3/29/2010
    Tenure:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    6 Years
    Education:
    Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Melissa

    Ms. Melissa, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Melissa joined the Kindercare team in 2014 and currently works in the Discovery Preschool room. She loves working with the children to help them learn new things. She is excited to start her career here at KinderCare.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Melissa has worked in the Elementary School before coming to KinderCare.
    Year Started:
    5/19/2014
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Andrea

    Ms. Andrea, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Andrea has worked for KinderCare for four years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Family Studies with a Minor in Psychology. She really likes to get all the children involved and encourage them to participate in all the activities that are planned for each day. She really cares for each child individually and makes them feel special and loved.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Andrea has worked at Trinity School in their after school program, she currently also works at WeeCare Therapy as a Developmental Therapist.
    Year Started:
    9/14/2009
    Tenure:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    13 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Family Studies with a Minor Psychology
  • Ms. Ann

    Ms. Ann, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Ann joined the KinderCare team in 2007. She has worked in several rooms within the center and is now one of the Discovery Preschool teachers. Ms. Ann really enjoys spending time with the children and seeing their bright smiles every morning. She enjoys hands on activities that get messy and enable the children to really dig into a project.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Ann worked at a Montessori school for eight years.
    Year Started:
    8/10/2007
    Tenure:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    14 Years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Amanda

    Ms. Amanda, Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Amanda has been with the KinderCare team since 2010. She has taught in the Discovery Preschool room and is currently a teacher in the Preschool room. Over her ten years of experience she has taught Infants to School Age. Ms. Amanda attended Purdue where she received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology & Law and Society and a Minor in Family Studies. She loves working with children of all ages while experiencing them grow into their personalities.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Amanda has worked as a Preschool teacher at World of Rainbows & Bethel Child Care.
    Year Started:
    3/29/2010
    Tenure:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Law & Society with a Minor in Family Studies
  • Ms. Angel

    Ms. Angel, Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Angel has been with the KinderCare family since 2013. Ms. Angel has her CDA and she knows that each child learns at his or her own pace and she enjoys seeing the progress each child makes.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Angel has previously worked in another childcare setting before coming to KinderCare in 2013.
    Year Started:
    8/26/2013
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    5
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Camille

    Ms. Camille, Prekindergarten Classroom

    Ms. Camille started with KinderCare in 1988 in Ohio and later moved to Indiana in 1990. She transferred to the Highland center in 1990. Ms. Camille has been the Prekindergarten teacher upon transferring. Her motto is “You can achieve anything if you try, try, try and do your best.”

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Camille has previously worked at another KinderCare in Ohio before transferring to us.
    Year Started:
    10/24/1988
    Tenure:
    26 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    24 Years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Heather

    Ms. Heather, Pre-Kindergarten

    Ms. Heather has worked at a KinderCare in Kentucky before transferring to the Highland location in 2014. Ms. Heather has a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Indiana State University. She loves coming to work everyday and seeing the progress each child makes.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Heather has worked in another KinderCare in Kentucky before transferring here in 2014.
    Year Started:
    1/2/2013
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Indiana State University
  • Ms. Shannon

    Ms. Shannon, Jr. Kindergarten Classroom

    Ms. Shannon has worked in childcare for over ten years. She previously worked at this KinderCare but left when she had her two boys. She returned to join the team in April of 2013. Ms. Shannon loves watching the children learn something new everyday and seeing how much they grow. Outside of work, Ms. Shannon enjoys spending time with her boys, watching movies and reading books.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Shannon has worked at other KinderCare centers as well as a Children's World center.
    Year Started:
    4/1/2013
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 Years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Diana

    Ms. Diana, School Age Classroom

    Ms. Diana joined the KinderCare team in 2013 and she enjoys doing art projects with her class. She loves the look of accomplishment a child gets when they understand a concept while doing the art project. She has received her CDA and is currently back in school.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Diana worked four summers at another center program.
    Year Started:
    3/13/2013
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    4 Years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Ashley, School Age

    Ms. Ashley comes to us from a KinderCare in Minnesota. She has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and has a daughter. She currently works with the School Age children and loves every second of it. She enjoys getting them involved in projects and helps develop their concepts.

    Year Started:
    4/3/2013
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    5
    Education:
    Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Brittany

    Ms. Brittany, Floater

    Ms. Brittany joined the team in 2015. She currently works in many rooms in the center and loves all of them. She is currently enrolled in school for her Bachelor's Degree in Pyschology. She loves coming to work everyday and the challenges and joy it can bring.

    Year Started:
    1/23/2015
    Years in ECE industry:
    1
    Education:
    Currently in school for her Bachelors Degree
  • Ms. Pam

    Ms. Pam, Cook

    Ms. Pam joined the KinderCare team in June of 2000. She has worked in all rooms in the center including the kitchen. She has a five year old son who attends KinderCare. Ms. Pam is currently the center cook. Every day she is excited to expand the children's minds and make them think outside of the box.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Pam worked in another childcare center before joining the KinderCare team.
    Year Started:
    6/5/2000
    Tenure:
    15 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    13 Years
    Education:
    CDA

August 2015 Events

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  1. Tuesday August 11, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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  2. Wednesday August 12, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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  3. Thursday August 13, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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  4. Friday August 14, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Movie Under the Stars

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      We will be watching a movie in the Parking Lot and we will have popcorn and the ice cream truck will be here for you to purchase ice cream.

  5. Saturday August 15, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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  6. Sunday August 16, 2015
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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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  7. Monday August 17, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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  8. Tuesday August 18, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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  9. Wednesday August 19, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  10. Thursday August 20, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  11. Friday August 21, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  12. Saturday August 22, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  13. Sunday August 23, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  14. Monday August 24, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  15. Tuesday August 25, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  16. Wednesday August 26, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  17. Thursday August 27, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  18. Friday August 28, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  19. Saturday August 29, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  20. Sunday August 30, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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  21. Monday August 31, 2015
    1. Highland Starts School

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    2. Munster Starts School

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    3. Hammond Schools Start

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    4. Griffith Schools Start

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    5. Lake Central Schools Start

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    6. Lake Ridge Schools Start

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About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

Highland KinderCare adheres to the highest level of safety, cleanliness and maintenance standards. Your child is protected through mandated security protocols, including a single-entry through keypad access, daily sign-ins and strict parent and guardian identification procedures. We also adhere to KinderCare’s name-to-face checks each half hour of your child’s stay. We pledge to provide you with the highest level of security so your child can learn in a safe and fun environment.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

I am writing in regards to the Highland, Indiana, Kindercare. I can't tell you how happy my wife and I are with the degree of attention and development each of our children receive at the center. We have reviewed most of the centers as well as private caregivers in the area, and we have settled on what we feel is our best choice hands down. Missy runs a very effective program, and the teachers actually care about the children and their development. In the instances where we have had concerns, each has been promptly dealt with and addressed without delay.

I hope that this letter receives you well, and that you can also provide feedback to the staff on how great a job they are doing in developing the leaders of tomorrow.



 

- Father

After much research and feedback from family and friends, we decided to try KinderCare. From my first visit with Missy, the Center Director, I was convinced that this was a place that cares about it's kids. They provided us with materials describing the typical day of a child in their center, showed me around the center, showed me their security procedures and answered all of the questions a neurotic first time mom could have. Alex's first day in the center was hard. Working mom's guilt took completely over and I questioned how I could leave my baby in the care of these "strangers." That feeling quickly subsided when I saw the staff's interaction with Alex and the rest of the kids in the class as well as the empathy that the teachers felt for me as I cried walking out the door everyday. It was quite an accomplishment the first day when I left him at the center without any tears (from either of us).
Highland KinderCare has been a true partner to us in helping us to raise Alex. Ms. Jessica, Ms. Amanda, Ms. Andrea, Ms. Camille, Ms. Cari, Ms. Judy and Ms. Shannon have all taught Alex so much in his 3 years in their care. They not only taught him how to sit in a circle for story time, his numbers, his letters, shapes and colors, but they also taught him how to share, how to be a friend and how to care for others. I have seen the love that they all had for my son and always knew that he was well cared for when he was in their charge.
The teachers and Directors have also been a source of support for me, a working mom. I will never forget the time that Alex shut the screen door on his fingers and I felt the need for "someone" to look at his fingers with me to ensure that they weren't broke (before I panicked and drove to the ER.) Ms. Missy was happy to oblige (and still suggested I get his fingers checked out "just in case").
Now that Alex is ready to head into kindergarten, I need to thank the center for what they have done for Alex and our family. Kindergarten is another big stepping stone in his life. While I am sad that he will be leaving his KinderCare family, I am relieved that he will still be in their care for a few hours after school everyday.

- Mother

KinderCare has exceeded my expectations. Their curriculum is very creative and they spend a lot of one on one time with the children.  My children love KinderCare and it's atmosphere.  It's almost a home away from home for my three children.  In the last three years the staff at KinderCare have been very open with any questions I may have and very helpful.  I can't think of a better place for my children!

- Mother

My three children have attended KinderCare for the last four years and my whole family loves it.  The staff is very warm and inviting. I really appreciate Ms. Missy and Ms. Ashley in the office because they have been extremely helpful to me and my children.  Even now that my children aren't so little and only go to KinderCare after school I am dreading the day they won't attend and we will definitely still visit all of the wonderful staff.

- Mother

My son Benjamin has been enrolled at KinderCare since he was one year old.  I truly love all of the teachers my son has had and feel that KinderCare has become a part of my family.  My son has learned so much physically, emotionally, and academically from the teachers here.  The teachers at KinderCare are friendly and seem to really enjoy what they do. My son is now 4 and in the Prekindergarten program and I don't want to think about not coming here anymore. The staff at KinderCare are fantastic and are invested in each child. I love this center and would recommend it to everyone.

- Mother

My two children have attended this center for almost seven years. My son was just a few months old and my daughter was four years old. KinderCare has been like a second family for my children. They truly love all of the teachers at the center. The staff is very loving and patient with all the children in their care. My children both have learned so much while attending KinderCare and both did excellent when tested for elementary school. I would highly recommend this center to other families.

- Parent

It is rare to find educators that have taught 15+ years and still carry a passion for teaching as if it were their first day.  I was blessed to have found that individual at KinderCare.  Mrs Camille is an extraordinary teacher who is by far one of the best instructors I have ever met.  My daughter, Mikayla, was new to the KinderCare family and I was extremely nervous about her transition to a new daycare.  Mrs. Camille sensing my hesitation greeted us with such warmth and reassurance that I had very little hesitation letting go of her hand.  Since that time, there is not a day that goes by that my daughter hasn't shared with me all the new and interesting things she's learned.

- Mother
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