Stanford Madera Grove Children's Center
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Stanford Madera Grove Children’s Center (SMG) is an early childhood learning program, operated by the International Child Resource Institute (ICRI). SMG is open to university affiliates.
How SMG Works
- Stanford Madera Grove Children’s Center is operated by the International Child Resource Institute.
- ICRI offers high quality programs targeted to the specific developmental needs of infants, toddlers, preschool and pre-K children.
- All programs use play-based emergent curriculum methods to explore language, art, science, music, social studies, mathematics and physical tasks.
- Infant and toddler programs provide sensory and language opportunities designed to help children discover and explore at their level.
- Preschool programs encourage children to learn through opportunities to explore, create, invent, hypothesize, test and discover in a warm, open environment.
- Stanford Madera Grove Children’s Center has a licensing capacity for 204 children and serves children ages eight weeks to five years.
- Child capacity numbers are determined by the California Department of Social Services, Child Care Licensing Division and are based on the indoor/outdoor area to which the children will have access.
- Of the 204 available spaces, below is a breakdown of the classroom size designations based on 100% enrollment:
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Waitlist Application and Process
- Enrollment priority is given to faculty, students, postdocs, and university staff, respectively.
- You may submit your application online.