When I approach a child, he inspires in me two
sentiments; tenderness for what he is and respect
for what he may become.
- Louis Pasteur
The Learning Community provides early education for
children ages 6 weeks through 12 years. Full and
part-time care is available for children in our
community. Faculty, staff and students of Indiana
University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) can
enroll their children for hourly care while they teach
or attend classes.
In association with IPFW, we also serve as an
academic laboratory for faculty and students in
the fields of early childhood education,
psychology and other related fields. We are
fortunate to have the expertise of two early
childhood faculty members who challenge our
thinking and provide mentoring and training for
our staff. Our association with IPFW also
provides us with many enthusiastic students who
are passionate about working with young
Our lead teachers are appropriately degreed and
experienced. They provide hands on training and serve as
models for students. Many of the assistant teachers in
the classrooms are IPFW students in the field of early
childhood or elementary education or related fields.
They bring exuberance and joy to our classrooms and
assist the lead teachers in meeting the goals of the
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