Main Street Child Development Center is a nonprofit early learning center that provides quality, affordable childcare for working families, primarily limited income, in Fairfax and surrounding communities.
May 12, 2013 – Superintendent of Fairfax City Schools Dr. Peter Noonan and Assistant Superintendent Mary Ann Ryan recently visited Main Street. During their visit, Noonan and Ryan took a tour of the center and discussed the importance of early childhood education with Main Street’s Interim Director Elizabeth Egan and Director of Development Rachel Werner. Main [...]
In recent months there has been an increased focus on early childhood education, particularly since President Obama’s State of the Union Address. An increasing number of economist, policy experts, and researchers have extolled the virtues of high-quality preschool. Most recently Timothy Bartik’s Ted talk has gone viral, and he shares the economic case for preschool [...]
Students from Main Street’s Sunshine, Rainbow, Dolphin and Butterfly classrooms recently took a field trip to the Wolf Trap Education Center. Students, teachers and parents were treated to a special performance designed to be children’s first exposure to the performing arts. The performance was about storytelling through music and introduced the students to the musical [...]
On Wednesday, April 24th, Main Street staff and Board members were invited to attend a networking event at the Tower Club in Tyson’s Corner with other Greater DC area community and business leaders. Half of the event proceeds were provided to Devotion to Children. Devotion to Children is a Fairfax County-based organization that funds high-quality [...]
April 3, 2013 – Main Street hosted Family Night for our students and their families. Families were able to play games and see a magic show. Family Night also included our Book Fair, where families could to purchase books for their children. Family Night was a great way to celebrate Main Street’s 40th Anniversary with our [...]