La Grange Avenue KinderCare 9460 179th St. Tinley Park, IL 60487 | KinderCare
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La Grange Avenue KinderCare

Suzie Wilkerson, Center Director
9460 179th St., Tinley Park, IL 60487

  • Ph: (708) 444-0906
  • Open: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F
  • Fax: (708) 444-7568
  • Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Our center is dedicated to providing a quality experience for all children and parents.  We have received a QRIS certificate from the State of Illinois through the Illinois Quality Counts Rating System. Our participation in the Quality Count Program validates our dedication to children through providing programs that go above and beyond state standards and provide an enhanced learning and care experience for all children in our center.

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Welcome to the La Grange Avenue KinderCare! We can't wait to share with you and your child all the wonderful and exciting activities happening at the Center. Your child will have the opportunity to explore their surroundings and learn through hands on experiences. Our KinderCare features classroom monitors in the main lobby where you can observe your child learning and interacting with their friends. What a great feeling to be able to head off to work and see first hand that your child is happy and having fun. Our KinderCare features separate classrooms for each age group from infants through school age. Each classroom is print rich and staff members work at helping each child recognize and print letters and numbers as age permits. We understand that each and every child is unique when it comes to learning. Some children are visual, auditory, kinesthetic or a combination of learners. We believe in developing the "Whole Child". We extend an open invitation to join our La Grange Avenue KinderCare family. - Suzie Wilkerson, Center Director

Programs Offered

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  • 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.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Observed Holidays

Our Centers observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • 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.

Stories

Our daughter went to KinderCare from the time she was two years old and continued through Private Kindergarten. These were the most formative years of her life and the foundation for her educational growth. We could not have been happier or more pleased with the experience from the center. When she finally left, it was like leaving family behind. The staff at this center remains consistent; our daughter had the same people caring for her year after year. The Center Director, Suzie, runs a fantastic place. I have never regretted having to leave our daughter at the center. I knew she was in capable, caring and, above all else, loving hands. She excelled in the extra activities offered, such as Spanish and cooking. The Private Kindergarten was worth more than any money we did or could have paid. Our daughter started first grade leagues beyond the other children due to the rigorous and advanced curriculum that KinderCare offered. Choosing this center was one of the best decisions we have made for our daughter. I am so thankful to the staff and teachers for their consistent love and support to the children and families who make this a "second home" during the week. - Holley T., Parent

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