Providing communities with the best resources in childcare and education since 1981.
T.L.C. is dedicated to nurturing your child and treating him or her with respect and dignity.We’re here to help your child become an independent, self-confident, inquisitive learner. Your child will be encouraged to develop to their fullest potential socially, emotionally, physically and academically.
Since 1981, T.L.C has been providing exceptional early childhood education within a welcoming and richly diverse community. We believe in providing communities with the best resources in childcare and education. Executive Director, Patricia Forkan, opened T.L.C after not being able to find quality childcare for her own children. Striving to create the best educational facility for her own family, T.L.C has grown into two state-of-the-art facility in Crest Hill, IL to serve families looking for the same educational experience for their own children. Children, parents, and teachers are mutually respected and trusted. Our professional and dedicated teachers encourage each child to be confident of his or her abilities and sensitive to the needs of others.
Since opening, TLC has reached highest honor of becoming NAEYC-accredited school which only 8% of all childcare centers have accomplished. We also participate in the Quality Counts Quality Rating System.
TLC Learning Center is a co-educational, day school located in Crest Hill, IL. enrolling children from as young as 6 weeks old to 12 years old.
Accreditation of Programs for Young Children
Since 1985, NAEYC's national, voluntary accreditation system has set professional standards for early childhood education programs, and helped families identify high-quality programs for their young children.
News & Upcoming Events
To Our Valued Families: First and foremost, our thoughts are with those who have been most directly affected by the global COVID-19 outbreak. We express our most heartfelt sympathies to those whose loved ones have succumbed to COVID-19. As well, we would like to extend our sincerest wishes for those whose family members have contracted and are coping with COVID-19—we wish a full and speedy recovery for anyone affected.View Post
Our Kindergarten program offers an integrated thematic approach that ties together separate disciplines into studies of the physical universe, the world of nature, and the human experience.View Post