Schools, staff, philosophies

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Our Philosophy

P.R.Y.D.E. Learning Centres Inc. provides quality childcare and early learning programs for children throughout the Durham Region. P.R.Y.D.E. Learning Centres Inc. will provide a stimulating, nurturing environment for your child that enhances his/her level of development. Through play experiences and the guidance of specially trained staff, your child will be given opportunities that will encourage:

  • Curiosity, initiative and independence
  • Self-esteem and decision making capabilities
  • Interaction with and respect for others
  • Physical activity that promotes gross motor skills
  • Communication skills
  • Fine motor development
  • Language development


P.R.Y.D.E. Learning Centres Inc. strives at all times to provide its services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. We are also committed to giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access and benefit from our services. More information regarding our policy on Providing Goods and Services to People with Disabilities may be requested by email OR telephone (905-430-2774).

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trained staff

We are proud of our staff at P.R.Y.D.E. Learning Centres. Upon entering each centre, staff pictures and names are displayed. Our long-term staff are dedicated to providing children with an enriched, early-childhood experience. Staff participate in professional development opportunities and are trained in CPR and First-Aid. All Early Childhood Educators are registered with The College of Early Childhood Educators.

Smoke-free centres

In accordance with the Smoke Free Ontario Act, smoking or handling of smoking products in the childcare centre is prohibited.