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Child Development Center


Welcome to the Child Development Center, De Anza College

The Child Development Center, De Anza College (CDC) serves over 120 children of college faculty, staff, students, and the families from the community. Our qualified teaching faculty and staff are dedicated to achieve the highest quality of early childhood care while working with the children and their families.  Through the partnerships with parents and the Foothill-De Anza Community College district, CDC continues to serve the mission of the district.

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Mission Statement

The De Anza Child Development Center(CDC) is dedicated to providing a quality learning environment that is respectful and supportive of all children, families, students, and the community.


Inclusion Statement

Our program provides an inclusive environment that recognizes children's varied abilities, unique interests, special needs and learning styles.  We believe children learn from each other and that each child has unique stenghts and challenges as members of a learning community.


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The De Anza College Child Development Center values:

  • Inclusion of all children in the programs
  • Developmentally appropriate standards and practices
  • Diversity
  • Meeting the highest standards of the profession
  • Being supportive of children, families and students
  • Educating students, parents and children
  • Honesty, integrity and ethical behavior
  • Creating a sense of community


Child Development Center
Building: CDC

Phone: 408.864.5795

Last Updated: 11/19/09