Our Beliefs and Values


We strive for excellence in all areas, including:

  • Staff -- consistent, flexible, supported with continuing education and training

  • Curriculum

  • Facilities

  • Safety

  • Teacher-to-child ratios

  • Professional resources


Inclusive Community

We strive to develop and nurture relationships within and outside of the Center through:

  • Respect

  • Diversity among staff, children, and families with respect to ethnicity, race, culture, religion, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation

  • Community awareness and involvement

  • Responsibility


Nurturing Environment

We create a supportive, interactive, encouraging environment for all who are involved with LVCC -- children, families, staff, and community.  We do this through:

  • Advocacy for individual children's needs

  • Friendliness

  • Loving care

  • A "Children First" philosophy

  • Positive discipline


Developmentally Appropriate Practices

We provide a creative program that promotes the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children while responding to the needs of families through:

  • Curriculum

  • Adult-child interaction

  • Relations between home and program

  • Developmental evaluation of children



We develop and sustain relationships by:

  • Practicing active listening and providing feedback

  • Assuring accessibility

  • Encouraging collaboration and cooperation

  • Insisting on consistent and transparent interactions among all involved with LVCC         

Linda Vista Children's Center

1259 Linda Vista Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103

(626) 449-0985 | info@lvcckids.org    


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