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Child Development Center, Calmar Campus
800.728.2256, ext. 451
Hours: M-F, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Child Development Center, Peosta Campus
800.728.7367, ext. 245
Hours: M-F, 6:30 a.m. -  6 p.m.

Center Operations

The Northeast Iowa Community College Child Development Center is licensed by the State of Iowa, through the Department of Human Services. The Child Development Center also participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) which assists in planning and serving nutritionally sound meals and snacks to children.

The NICC Child Development Center in Peosta is NAEYC Accredited. NAEYC Accreditation means the Center has voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study, inviting external professionals to review and verify compliance with the Criteria for High-Quality Early Childhood Programs and was found in substantial compliance with the criteria.

The NICC Child Development Center is authorized to serve a licensed capacity of:

Calmar Campus
ChildrenCapacityCaregivers
Infants I 19 children 1 caregiver for 4 children
1-Year-Old Room 10 children 1 caregiver for 4 children
2-Year-Old Room 14 children 1 caregiver for 6 children
Preschool Room 22 children 1 caregiver for 8 children (3-year-olds)
1 caregiver for 12 children (4-year-olds)
School-Age 15 children 1 caregiver for 15 children

 

Peosta Campus
ChildrenCapacityCaregivers
Infants I 8 children 1 caregiver for 4 children
Infants II 12 children 1 caregiver for 4 children
Toddlers 18 children 1 caregiver for 6 children
Preschool I 24 children 1 caregiver for 8 children
Preschool II 24 children 1 caregiver for 12 children
School-Age 15 children 1 caregiver for 15 children

In order to adequately staff the center, contract schedules and schools schedules need to be completed before your child starts.

We are located on a public campus, which means we exist in an open environment. While our building is a secure facility, safety reminders include:

  • NEVER drop your child off at the circle or let them enter or leave the center unattended.
  • Parents are responsible for bringing their child into the center safely and checking them in and out on the computer.

When picking up your child, do not allow them to open our locked doors or leave the center alone. They need to wait with you and leave the center with you.