The Donald S. Collins Early Learning Center is committed to serving children, six weeks to kindergarten, from diverse families. A caring, dedicated, and trained staff partners with families to provide:
A safe, nurturing, and loving atmosphere
An intentional, play based, developmentally appropriate education
A creative environment that encourages children to be successful learners.
B.S., Psychology & Early Childhood Education
Most of our teachers hold Associates’ Degrees in Early Childhood Education. All have their North Carolina Early Childhood Education credentials, and some of our staff even hold Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology, including our Director, Monnie Wright. We provide continuing education, in-service teacher workdays as well as ongoing training throughout the year. See our child/teacher ratios on the Classes & Curriculum page.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Swannanoa Valley Child Care Council, Inc.
Donald S. Collins Early Learning Center
120 West Street
P.O. Box 835
Black Mountain, NC 28711