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A brief history of our Center
Congratulations Parents! The Shrewsbury Children's Center (SCC) is a family owned and operated Early Childhood Program that was established in 1982. Originally opened as a Preschool program, we soon expanded our services to include full day care for Preschoolers and Toddlers.
A Brief History....
1982 Center opens as a part day preschool program at 2 Wesleyan Terrace, Shrewsbury.
1983 Expanded to serve full day Preschoolers and Toddlers.
1985 Purchased the Grafton Children's Center on Old Westboro Road, North Grafton and expanded services to full day Preschoolers and Toddlers.
1992 Received NAEYC Accreditation for 3 Centers simultaneously joining only 3% of licensed centers nationwide.
1994 Sold the Grafton Children's Center to focus efforts on building a new center in Shrewsbury.
1995 Built and opened new Center at 138 North Quinsigamond Ave. in Shrewsbury serving Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers in 10,000 square foot facility.
1996 Earned Re-Accreditation by NAEYC.
1997 Incorporated full and half day Kindergarten program into new Center.
1997 Named Lead Agency for new Community Partnership for Children Program funded by Mass. Dept. of Education. Responsible for administering funds dedicated to improving quality, availability and affordable Early Care and Education Programs in collaboration with Shrewsbury Public Schools, community based Early Childhood Programs, Licensed Family Day Care Providers, and Community Representatives.