Together with parents, we provide a safe, nurturing environment that encourages independence and growth through active learning.
All our programs follow the HighScope Curriculum, a research-based developmental approach to early childhood learning. HighScope was established in Ypsilanti, Michigan in 1970.
Our center is licensed by the State of Michigan and our highly trained staff have a combined 260 years of experience teaching and working with children.
"Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks." — Dr. Seuss
"When reading is an enjoyable part of everyday life, children will develop positive attitudes about reading." – Reading Rockets
With full-day care programs starting at six-months of age, to half-day and full-day preschool programs, Jenkins ECLC serves approximately 150 students on average. Set in the heart of the Dexter Community Schools campus, Jenkins preschoolers experience a nearly seamless transition to elementary school, making Dexter a cradle-to-career district.