Falls Church - McLean Children's Center

Whole Child

The Center is much more than a typical preschool or day care facility because we emphasize the well-being of the “whole child,” both socially and academically. The lessons we teach our diverse group of 2-5 year olds creates conscientious and caring individuals.
Learn more about why we are different.

Early Intervention

One of the most beneficial characteristics of the Center is our regular testing by our trained specialists in Child Find, occupational therapy, counseling, and speech/language pathology. Our trained specialists and low student-teach ratio helps our children excel.
Learn more about our early intervention.

Nutrition

The Center’s offers excellent quality, nutrition and variety in the food we serve to our children every day. Our garden also allows children to interact with plants. The numerous field trips also help them learn valuable lessons that will last them many years to come.
Learn more about our nutritious food.

The Children’s Center was one of 36 nonprofit organizations awarded a 2016 Community Investment Fund Grant from the Northern Virginia Community Foundation last week.  See announcement. The $10,000 grant will fund critically important services of speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and […]

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                Rotary Club of McLean members, from left, President Lynn Heinrichs, Past President and Director William Glenn Yarborough, and Rotary Club Foundation President John McEvilly at right, with Children’s Center Director Kathy Banks, […]

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  Whether you’re a seasoned Teddy Bear 5K participant or new to the Children’s Center’s annual fundraiser,  your ideas are welcome and your help is needed. Please please join us for the  Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Planning Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 23 at […]

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The Children’s Center thanks PNC Grow Up Great foundation and the McLean Community Foundation for their generous grants that funded our new large playground shade on our preschool playground. With more than 45 days of 90 degree temperatures recorded this […]

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Three Retired Generals and an Admiral who advocate for greater funding of preschools through the organization Mission: Readiness visited the Children’s Center Monday, Nov. 24, for a look at our model educational program. They chatted with students and teachers in each of […]

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