Step Up To Quality is Ohio's Star Rating system for licensed early childhood programs.
Owens is a five star rated program.
Learn more about how the Owens Child Care Center provides exceptional child care!
The mission of the Owens Community College Child Care Technology Lab is to provide quality childcare for the children of faculty, staff, students and the community. The lab school has a continuous working relationship with the Early Childhood Education Technology, maintains best practices in Early Childhood Education and actively involves Child Care Center teachers in the training and mentoring of the Early Childhood Education Technology students. The center serves as a college lab school in which early childhood education students can work under the direction of both faculty and our lab school teaching staff to learn the art of educating young children.
Our program is devoted to enhancing the lives of young children through a developmentally appropriate curriculum which is child centered. We are mindful of our responsibility as a teacher-training program and therefore strive to serve as a role model and an advocate for quality childcare throughout the community.
Our philosophy includes the following beliefs:
Go here for more information about the Reggio Emilia philosophy.
The Children at the Owens Early Learning Center give back to the community by donating to CHOPIN Hall the canned food they collected.