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On Friday, November 7th through Sunday, November 9th, Carmine's Subs is helping Children's Learning Center continue to move closer to our goal of purchasing a new yellow school bus! CLC will receive 90% of all proceeds!

Please visit the Sycamore location at 672 DeKalb Ave.--near Hyvee--and bring a CLC fundraiser card (click here to download--and print double-sided) and a $3 CASH donation to receive a FREE regular sandwich valued at $6.00 or less (some restrictions apply). Please distribute the cards you print out to all of your friends and family.

Additional cards are available at the CLC Main Center. If you have any questions, please contact the CLC Main Center office at 815-756-3506.


On November 5, 2013, Children's Learning Center earned accreditation from the National Accreditation Commission (NAC). NAC recognition demonstrates CLC's commitment to excellence and results in program improvement and quality enhancement. For more information about NAC Accreditation, please visit http://www.naccp.org.


Children's Learning Center Main Center has earned a STAR LEVEL 3 AWARD from the Illinois Quality Counts: Quality Rating System, in recognition of this program's effort in going beyond the state licensing requirements to help children receive an enhanced learning and care experience.

Children’s Learning Center enrolls children from six weeks to twelve years of age. CLC is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to serve 146 children at the day care center ("Main Center") at 905 South Fourth Street, and a total of 66 school-age children in two DeKalb elementary schools.

CLC is open Monday through Friday from 6:35 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 905 South Fourth Street. The before school program at Littlejohn School operates on school days from 6:45 a.m. to school time; the after school programs at Lincoln and Littlejohn Schools are open on regular school days from dismissal to 5:30 p.m. See the calendar page for school holidays and days the Center is closed.

Children's Learning Center is a Kishwaukee United Way partner agency and a member program of Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C), serving the DeKalb area since 1968. An independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization governed by a Board of Directors, Children's Learning Center welcomes donations of funds and materials.


Children's Learning Center provides high quality, comprehensive early education and child care in a safe and nurturing environment for DeKalb area families. The experienced teachers provide age-appropriate curriculum through play-based learning while promoting the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of every child.


905 South Fourth Street
DeKalb, Illinois 60115 
Tel: 815.756.3506
Fax: 815.756.3508

6:35 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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