Redefining early learning

Our programs guide children’s early experiences towards a lifelong love of learning

Our roots

A focus on early learning

From the child development experts at Concordia Place, Concordia Day meets the changing needs of young children and their families. We use age-appropriate activities and enrichment, such as story time, music, simple games, and movement.

Whole-child development

Our play-based, child-centered curriculum supports physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development. Our teaching team continually monitors each child’s development against age-appropriate milestones.

Dynamic play-based curriculum

  • Low staff-child ratios and small class sizes
  • Enrichment activities such as yoga, music and Spanish
  • Indoor and outdoor play spaces on site
  • Sibling tuition discounts

Earth–friendly & Organic

  • Organic meals and healthy snacks
  • Cloth diapering option
  • Non VOC paint and recycled antimicrobial carpet tiles
  • BPA-free plates and utensils
  • Eco-conscious educational toys

Creative Curriculum & Excellent Staff Qualifications

  • Boosts motor skills and early math concepts through weekly enrichment activities
  • Follows best practices established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Lead teachers with degrees in early childhood education

Strong Family Partnerships

  • Accommodating Hours 7:00am – 6:00pm year round
  • Open communication with families in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect
  • Teachers continually monitor, assess and document each child’s developmental progress
  • Formal parent and teacher conferences twice a year
  • Individualized notes to parents
  • Open door policy—parents are welcome to visit throughout the day

Socially responsible

Our practices align with the values of socially conscious families. We offer organic meals, eco-friendly products and materials, and a social mission that goes beyond those enrolled in our centers.

Learn about our mission

Move & Groove!

Free Monthly Classes for Children Ages 1-5

You and your child will love this lively interactive class where you can explore music together. Songs, instruments, and movement activities will spark your child’s imagination and create a foundation of songs to build lasting memories and instill a joy of music! A parent or guardian must be present with children.

Summer Schedule Monthly Events!

SATURDAYS from 10:00 – 10:45am

Ravenswood (4809 N. Ravenswood) – May 12

Seeley (3855 N. Seeley) – June 23

Whipple (3300 N. Whipple) – July 14

No classes in August, Move & Groove will resume in September

RSVP to Mary at mverner@concordiaplace.org or call 773.463.1600 x222.

Interested families can tour our centers after each class from 10:45 -11:00AM

I cannot say enough good things about our daughter's home-away-from-home. We highly recommend Concordia Day for any family. This brand new facility is set up thoughtfully for all of the children that attend. The teachers and staff are incredible! Our 16-month old says all of her teachers names with a smile on her face when we ask if she's ready to go to "school."

Carl on Yelp

Our son has been a Concordia kid for the last eight months, and we could not be happier. His days are filled with activity, his teachers seem genuinely invested in his development, and the management team is accessible and responsive whenever we have a question or concern.

Artie on Yelp

We love how open and sunny the facility is. We were thrilled with the yard and gym. The mission of Concordia is amazing.

Mary on Yelp
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