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Child Development Center
Who We Are
The Child Development Program is designed to provide a safe and healthy environment for children, uniquely designed to accommodate each child’s developmental level. The programs are continuously evaluated for quality and compliance with the highest standards.
The Mountain Home AFB Child Development Program is certified by the Department of Defense and is fully accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC).
What We Do
The MHAFB Child Development Program is certified by the Department of Defense and is fully accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC). The activities planned for the children, the way classrooms are organized, the daily schedule, and the way the teachers interact with the children are all designed to accomplish the goals of our curriculum and prepare your child for a successful productive future.
The Airman and Family announced its sponsorship of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no separate charge “in accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons who believe they have been denied equal opportunity for participation may write to the USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call Toll-Free: (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY).
The practices of the Air Force Child Development Programs are based on current knowledge of child development and early childhood education. We are responsible for supporting the development of the whole child, meaning all areas of development are considered inter-related and equally important.
Our program acknowledges that children learn through active, hands-on involvement with their environment, peers and caring adults. We respect each child’s unique interests, experiences, abilities and needs, thus allowing us to be responsive to and appropriate for each child.
Children are valued as individuals, as well part of a group. Likewise, our program respects and supports the ideals, cultures and values of families in their task of nurturing children. We advocate for children, families and the early childhood professionals within our programs.