Appoquinimink has called for a two hour delay for: February 5, 2016.

This puts our weather policy into effect- Before school programs at SLE, OSE, SMECC and TES will open at 8:30am.

For Preschool programs-

Fulltime children may begin arriving at 8:45am.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9-3, and 1/2 day program children may start arriving at 10:50am for a start time of 11:00am for the preschool programs.  1/2 day program ends at noon.

Love Where Your Child Learns!

The Bethesda Child Development Center is an outreach program of the Bethesda United Methodist Church. It is our mission to provide christian based academic programs that ready preschool children for kindergarten. We have a wide respect for different religions and cultures and strive to provide learning opportunities that children will apply to every day life.

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Bethesda Child Development Center holds a “5 STAR rating” from The University of Delaware, placing us in the top 6% of all licensed child care centers in Delaware.

Preschool Teachers

BCDC takes pride in providing your children with a high quality preschool education. Our staff continues its education beyond state requirements and has completed credetials in the following areas: inclusion, early childhood administration, school age and preschool.
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Quick and easy registration & enrollment. Enrollment papers are available online via the Program Components page and can be processed through the BCDC office. Please contact the office at 302-378-8435 to schedule a tour.