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Centennial Education Center Child Development Center (CEC CDC)

UPDATE - March 13, 2020

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Child Development Centers and Early Head Start Home Visitation Program will close as of Monday, March 16, 2020 with regular services expected to resume on Monday, April 27, 2020. In addition, effective Friday, March 13 through Tuesday, March 17, Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College will suspend all in-person and on-campus convening of classes and student support services. Online and virtual instruction will begin Wednesday, March 18, 2020 through Friday, April 24, 2020. Our office, both colleges, and the district office will remain open.

Welcome to the Centennial Education Center Child Development Center (CEC CDC).

Our center offers a full day toddler program that serves children from 18 months to 3 years old.  We also offer a full day and part day preschool program that serves children from 3 to 5 years old.

Full Day Session         7:30am to 5:00pm (Toddler & Preschool)
Morning Session        7:45am to 10:45am (Preschool)
Afternoon Session     11:15am to 2:15pm (Preschool)

CEC CDC is a laboratory school that provides valuable hands-on experiences to college students preparing to become early childhood teachers. It gives us great pride to be a model teacher training site with a highly qualified teaching staff who serve as foundational models. We help shape future early childhood educators while providing quality comprehensive care and education to young children.

Family engagement is a key factor for children’s success in school.  We value and appreciate family participation and encourage volunteering in the classroom, participation on our Parent Advisory Committee, and attendance at our numerous workshops and trainings. We welcome families to become an integral part of all aspects of our center's diverse community.

We invite you to visit our center and explore our indoor well equipped learning environments and beautiful natural outdoor environment that allows children the opportunity to interact with nature and to enjoy the outdoors.

Please call (714) 241-5739 to arrange an appointment.

With Warm Regards,
Susan Wahl, Director


Child Development Services 2323 N Broadway, Suite 245 Santa Ana CA 92706 (714) 480-7548