About the Toddler Program

The Toddler Program is designed for children from 21 months to 3 years of ago.  Children can be enrolled either full-time or part-time. 

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Our Curriculum

The Creative Curriculum® framework is designed to meet the specific needs of your child. Children are provided a variety of approaches that helps support growth in all developmental domains and specific content areas. Learning occurs throughout daily planned investigations and play-based activities. Teachers also use assessments and classroom observations to help create an individual learning plan for your child.

The curriculum works to help toddlers transition and adapt to routines, gain self-help skills, and meet developmental needs.

What children are learning

  • Language and Literacy
  • Mathematical Relationships
  • Science Exploration

Our Rooms

There are two classrooms for the Toddler Program:  Room 2 and Room 4.  Each room is designed for a maximum of 12 children.  The teacher-to-child ratio is 1:6.

Room 2

Tameka Chapman
Tameca Chapman
Ann Switocz-Cohen
Ann Switocz-Cohen

Room 4

Melanie Christman
Melanie Christman
Head Teacher
Kara Fullwood
Kara Fullwood



The Center for Child Development
108 Fir Hill
Akron, Ohio  44325-1802
Office:  (330) 972-8210
Fax:  (330) 972-6034

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Mrs. Sophia Kraus, Interim Director
Ms. Sandi Goodrich, Interim Associate Director

Room 4 classroom

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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