Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Center located?
The Center is located at 10 Lenox Street in Brookline.
How many children and what age groups does the Center serve?
The Center serves a total of 92 children, ages infant through five.
Is enrollment be open to anyone?
Enrollment at the Center is open to the children of Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students of Boston University.
Does the Center offer part-time care?
No. The Center only offers full-time care.
Are families required to sign a contract when enrolling their child in the Center?
Yes. Families are required to sign a 12 month contract from September through August when enrolling their child in the Center.
When is the Center closed?
The Center operates according to the University’s Holiday schedule.
How do families pay their child's tuition each month?
All tuition is paid through University Payroll Deduction.
Who administrates the new Center?
The Center is University owned and operated.
What is the philosophy of the Center?
The Center’s philosophy is based on a blending of variety of early childhood educational philosophies and approaches, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Constructivist. Children at the Center are viewed as active participants in their own learning, making choices and seeking out experiences that further their development. Educators at the Center strive to create a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment that supports children as they learn and grow at their own pace through play-based and child-centered experiences. Educators at the Center believe in viewing each child as an individual, and they understand the importance of getting to know each child and meeting them where they are developmentally.