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Welcome to the Christina Kent Early Childhood Center

Serving the children of economically diverse working families with quality childcare, early education & nutritional services.

The Reggio Emilia Approach

The philosophy of education and pedagogy of Christina Kent Early Childhood Center are inspired by the world-renowned schools for young children in Reggio Emilia, Italy. We are inspired by the following principles of the Reggio Emilia Approach:

  • The image of the child as strong and competent.
  • Collaboration between parents, teachers, and children.
  • The environment as the third teacher. The power of documentation to make the learning process visible.
  • In-depth studies based on children’s interests.
  • Collaborative planning and professional development.

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New Mexico Early Learning Guildelines

Early learning guidelines serve as a framework to capture some of the important aspects of development in the early years. Consider these guidelines to help your children grow, develop and learn at their fullest potential.

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Combined Federal Campaign

65253 is the ID number for Christina Kent Early Childhood Center with the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC.) If you are a Federal employee making an annual pledge or donation through the CFC and wish to designate a contribution.

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Support Christina Kent

At Christina Kent, we work continuously to bridge the gap between what our families can pay, what State funding provides, and what it costs to deliver our high quality early childhood educational program. We bridge the gap with grants, fundraising events, and donations.

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   Early Education

In a world where education and skill levels determine future earnings, the importance of investing in high quality early childhood programs cannot be overstated. See how Christina Kent prepares children for the future.

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   Reggio Emilia

The principles of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education inspire our curriculum at Christina Kent. Learn what makes this educational philosophy powerful for children, parents, and teachers.

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   Events Calendar

Check our Events Calendar for the rich educational experiences and other events at CKECC. From the Explora monthly “Growing a Scientist” mobile program to meetings of the History Committee, there’s a lot happening at CKECC.

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   Support CKECC

Our children deserve high quality early childhood education. We work continuously to bridge the gap between what parents can pay, State funding, and what it costs to deliver our program. You can help us bridge the gap.

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