Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Lemberg Childrens Center Inc

  • Waltham, MA
  • www.lembergcc.org

Mission Statement

1) To provide high quality, educational childcare to a diverse population of children ages 24 months to 6 years, with a focus on social-emotional development, conflict resolution skills and inclusion through a curriculum that emphasizes arts and sciences. 2) To continue to provide sliding-scale tuition rates that allow low and moderate income families to afford high quality, full-time child care. 3) To prepare and support teachers of young children through training, development and research.

Service Areas

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Massachusetts

Childcare program open to Metro Boston,  American Psychological Association Northeast Training Center area is Maine to New Jersey.  Teacher Education to Brandeis University students & local colleges and universities

ruling year

1972

Principal Officer

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Howard Baker

Keywords

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child care, teacher training, teacher coaching, child development

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EIN

04-2475405

 Number

5226514244

Physical Address

415 South St, Lemberg Hall

Waltham, MA 02453

Also Known As

Gersh & Sarah Lemberg Children's Center, Inc.

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

Child Day Care (P33)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Currently we have 38 children ages 24 - 72 months in two classrooms. There are 75 - 100 adults working with and learning about young children. Our ratio is one adult for three children. Additionally our Center for Early Childhood Teacher Development provides training and research opportunities for our community and the other early childhood educators. For more details: www.lembergcc.org

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Service Areas

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Massachusetts

Childcare program open to Metro Boston,  American Psychological Association Northeast Training Center area is Maine to New Jersey.  Teacher Education to Brandeis University students & local colleges and universities

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GERSH & SARAH LEMBERG CHILDREN'S CENTER INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Lemberg Childrens Center Inc

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Principal Officer

Howard Baker

BIO

Our Executive Director has been a member of the faculty at Brandeis University and leads the early childhood teacher preparation program for the University. During the 1980s, he served as Vice Chair of the Advisory Council on Early Care and the Education of Young Children to the Massachusetts Board of Education. He has been a research associate at the Starr Center for Mental Retardation and the Family and Children's Policy Center at Brandeis University and an advisory board member of the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. His awards have included a National Institute of Health Training Fellowship for the study of public policy and supports for people with special needs, along with ones from the Massachusetts Association of Day Care Agencies and the Boston Association for the Education of Young Children. Certified as a teacher in Massachusetts for preschool, elementary, middle and high schools in English, Social Science, Communication Skills and Theater, he provides in-service development for educators at all levels. He has degrees from Emerson College, Boston College, Brandeis University and the Family Institute of Cambridge. The father of four children, he relied on childcare providers in his home, at family day care, at group daycare, and at extended day school-age programs several of which he helped establish.

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