Reston Children's Center

Know • Grow • Care

Celebrating 56 Years!

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General Info

Executive Director: Terri Green

Grade Levels: Infant – Before and Afterschool

Quick Info

Registration and Enrollment

You’ve looked over RCC’s website, talked to some happy parents, and decided you want to enroll your child at Reston Children’s Center.

We’re delighted you’ve chosen RCC, but before you fill out an application form we highly encourage you and your child to come see RCC in action for yourselves. We want to ensure that parents and children alike will be happy with some of the features that make RCC unique, such as our open classroom environment for preschool and school-aged children, and the benefits and requirements of being a parent-owned cooperative.

Please give us a call at (703) 476-8150 to arrange a tour with our executive director or one of our program directors.

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Parental Involvement

As a not-for-profit, parent-owned cooperative, under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, RCC creates an unparalleled teacher/parent partnership dedicated to the education and development of your child. A key component of this partnership is parental participation.

We understand how busy parents are, so RCC offers a wide variety of ways to participate, including (but not limited to):

  • serving on the board of directors

  • serving on a committee

  • participating in regularly scheduled weekend parent workdays

  • assisting in fundraising

  • chaperoning field trips

  • sharing any professional, or other expertise, a parent may offer

We try to make it as easy as possible to help out, and any extra time contributed in a given month may carry over into future months and years. Member families are obliged to contribute at least two hours of their time per month per family.

Career Opportunities

Learn about employment opportunities at Reston Children’s Center

Reston Children’s Center (NAEYC & NSACA accredited) is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and great benefits plus an opportunity to work with a professional and dedicated organization.

If interested in working with us, please send an email at: maribel.watson@restonchildrenscenter.org   with your resume and a cover letter.

Thank you.

Diversity

At RCC, our staff, families, and children are as diverse as the population in the greater Washington, DC, area we serve. We value and celebrate diversity every day, teaching and promoting tolerance and understanding at all levels. All children are welcome at RCC regardless of race, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability, or economic status. RCC is also an equal opportunity employer.

Hours of Operation : 6:30 am to 6:30pm

Fall Enrollment Open

Call 703-476-8150 or email frontdesk@restonchildrenscenter.org

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About Us

RCC’s Infant program serves children from about 6 weeks to 12 months of age.

Dropping off your infant at any child care center can be a nerve-wracking experience.  RCC teachers understand this and strive to make it as easy as possible for you and your family.

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RCC’s toddler program serves children from about 12 months to two and a half years of age.

Our three toddler classrooms are dedicated to the children’s appropriate age and growth level.

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Two unique programs that serve children from the ages of two-and-a-half years to five years:

Preschool at the Reston Children’s Center is a magical place. Our children learn and grow in a unique, open-environment setting designed to promote social skills, choice making, and both structured and free play — all of which help our children develop self confidence and compassion as they make new friends, learn new life skills, and prepare for a lifetime of learning.

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A private full day program to build a foundation of skills and the love of learning.

The Reston Children’s Center Kindergarten program is a full-day program in which students are provided with a curriculum that covers developmental reading skills and writing skills, math instruction, and science and social studies classes. Extracurricular classes are provided as well, such as physical education, art, yoga, conservation, Spanish, and music.

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Our Before and After School Program offers children a unique environment where they can learn, play, and explore.

Our professional well-educated experienced staff strives to get to know each child as a unique individual, instilling self-confidence, while making RCC a fun and rewarding place to be with a special clubhouse feel.

The program features a rotating schedule of exciting daily clubs, field trips, and numerous free play opportunities. The children are encouraged to “choose their own adventures” inside of our open flexible environment, forging valuable friendships and learning important life lessons along the way.  Children are also able to enjoy quiet areas for homework and free art, as well as reading time.

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OUR MISSION

The Reston Children’s Center (RCC) Corporation is a parent-owned cooperative organized to finance and operate a non-profit community program serving the developmental and educational needs of children and to provide support systems for families. The program includes infant care, preschool education, before and after-school enrichment and summer camp for children in grades K through six.

Non-Discrimination Policy

 

FOOD PROGRAM

As a nonprofit childcare facility, RCC receives a small subsidy from the United States Department of Agriculture for its food program.  All snacks and meals served at RCC meet USDA menu requirements and are prepared in our full commercial kitchen.  Menus are posted on ProCare App weekly, Meal Patterns for Infants and Children are posted on the bulletin Board, and on the Parent’s Corner at www.RestonChildren.org. 

Non-Pricing Child and Adult Day Care Centers Public Release

 

Location

11825 Olde Crafts Dr.
Reston, VA 20191

School Hours

M-F: 6:30 am – 6:30 pm
Weekends: Closed

Phone & Email

703-476-8150
frontdesk@restonchildrenscenter.org

After 30 years of working in Early Childhood Education, I am thrilled to be a part of the Reston Children’s Center community. I was drawn to RCC because of the passionate educators, amazing children, and supportive families. Our school is a magical place filled with love, learning, and laughter and to be a part of that is life changing for everyone. Not only are our classrooms filled with joy and education, but our outdoor spaces are unique and certainly a favorite place for children and families to explore. I strive to lead our community so that every child has a diverse environment to learn and become their very best self.

Terri Green

Executive Director, Reston Children's Center

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Testimonials

What Parents are Saying

“Reston Children’s Center has been a wonderful experience for our family.  The staff is caring and supportive.  he facility is wonderful and engaging.  We know that our son is in good hands every day when we drop him off and that is a priceless feeling.”

- Mark, Naomi, Henry Graybeal

“My family and I LOVE RCC. My kids have gone there since they were infants (now 5 and 2.5), and we feel so lucky to be a part of this beautiful community. RCC’s approach to learning, the warm and loving staff, and the lifelong friendships are one of the many reasons we fell in love with this school.”

- Joe, Annie, Hudson, Eloise Mussey

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Get In Touch

Location: 11825 Olde Crafts Dr. Reston, VA 20191

Telephone: (703) 476-8150

Email: frontdesk@restonchildrenscenter.org

School Hours: M-F: 6:30 am - 6:30 pm

Non-Discrimination Policy

Reston Children’s Center does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental health, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected by law, and is in compliance with all requirements of law and regulations with respect to the provision of services, employment decisions and volunteer participation.