Early Learning Center

A place where learning & fun go hand-in-hand

Early Learning Center

The Kishwaukee College Early Learning Center (ELC) provides high-quality early childhood care and education for two through five-year-old children and their families. We believe that young children grow, learn, and develop in an environment where they feel safe, secure, and loved. We believe that a child’s first school experience sets the stage for all later learning; therefore we strive to make your child’s experience with our school a positive one.

Childcare Support

Kishwaukee College is pleased to offer credit students enrolled in 3 or more credit hours during the 2021/2022 academic year free childcare at Kish’s Early Learning Center, while they are enrolled. Students are encouraged to fill out the Early Learning Center Application for Fall 2021 and the Student Childcare Assistance application by August 10. (Apply early-spaces are limited)


Application information for Spring 2022 will be available November 1.

Please contact ELC Director, Maria Lombardo, with any questions.

Providing fun and learning around every corner.

Young learners benefit from a safe, educational play environment.

Contact Us

Maria LombardoDirector, Early Learning CenterP815-825-9781Emlombardo@kish.edu

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