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NAEYC accredited early childhood education, before- and after-school and summer camp at 9 locations in MD & DC. Creative, nurturing and fun curriculum. Nonprofit since 1976. 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 8 weeks to grade 6. , 301-654-5339.


Camp Olympia Country Day School
A well-rounded nursery school for children ages 2-6. Accredited with the State of Maryland Department of Education. Unique setting for outdoor exploration. Extended day. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages 2-6. , 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.

Children's Manor Montessori School
Exploring, learning & developing with the Montessori method. Twelve-month program. Full- & part-time programs with qualified staff. STEM enrichment programs integrated into curriculum. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages 12 months-1st grade. Locations: Rockville, 240-328-1012; Germantown, 301-528-6110; Ellicott City, 410-461-6070; Columbia, 410-730-3100; Baltimore, 410-265-9560. ,

Clara Barton Center for Children
Preschool and child care programs with developmental philosophy and emphasis on hands-on activities. Low child-to-teacher ratios. Large, well-equipped playgrounds and spacious classrooms. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Ages 2-5 years. ,, 7425 MacArthur Blvd., Cabin John, MD, 301-320-4565.

Crossway Montessori School
An accredited Montessori program with extended hours. Includes breakfast program, 14-acre grounds, age-appropriate playgrounds and an accredited kindergarten. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 3 months-K., 3015 Upton Dr., Kensington, MD, 301-929-2505.

Manor Montessori School
AMI Montessori program celebrating 45+ years, for preschool to third grade. Academic curriculum, art, music, Spanish, PE and free play. Limited transportation. Extended day. Summer camp. 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Three locations; Potomac, Rockville & Bethesda. , 301-299-7400.

Top Hat Montessori
Top Hat Montessori provides a stimulating, nurturing environment where your child will grow with confidence, curiosity and a love of learning. 6:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. Ages 2 months-kindergarten. ,, 18243A Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg, MD, 240-813-0713.


A Child's Place
We help your children reach full understanding of the world around them in a safe and secure environment. Experienced tenured staff. Music and physical education. Park-like setting, 2-acre playground. 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. Ages 8 weeks-5 years. ,, 3100 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, VA, 703-698-8050.

Academy of Christian Education
An academically accelerated school. ACE strives to provide the absolute best for your child. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Age 3-Grade 6. , 1608-A Michael Faraday Ct, Reston, VA, 703-471-2132.

BeanTree Ashburn Campus
BeanTree Learning provides unparalleled care and nurturing for infants, toddlers and preschoolers at our Ashburn Campus. With experienced, caring educators, BeanTree provides parents peace of mind. 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. , 43629 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3110.

BeanTree Westfields Campus
Discover the BeanTree difference at our Westfields/Chantilly Campus! Offering unprecedented educational offerings for your child in every stage of academic development, BeanTree offers infant care through full-day kindergarten. 6:30 a.m.- 7 p.m. , 5003 Westfields Blvd., Chantilly, VA, 703-961-8222.

Congressional Schools of Virginia
For more than 20 years, Congressional has offered the best in child care options for infants and toddlers. Set on a beautiful 40-acre campus, our "Bright Beginnings" program is designed to nurture the physical, emotional and cognitive needs of children. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Infants-Grade 8. ,, 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-533-9711.

Early Years Montessori School
Ages 2-6. Academics based on Montessori method of education. School open year-round with summer program and day care. Full- and half-day programs. Extended day. , 3241 Brush Dr., Falls Church, VA, 703-237-0264.

FAZ Creative Education Child Care
English, French, Spanish, Arabic. Infant/Toddler: Birth-2 1/2. Preschool: 2 1/2-5. School Age: 5-7. 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. , 1776 Old Meadow Rd., McLean, VA, 703-848-8822.

Grasshopper Green School
Dedicated to individual growth and development, we are more than the typical day care center for children ages 2-5. Manners and strong social skills are developed in everyday interactions. Comforting home-like setting! , 4955 Sunset La., Annandale, VA, 703-256-4711.

Hopkins House Preschool
Hopkins House Preschool Academy is now accepting new enrollment in our Old Towne, Mount Vernon and Herndon Schools. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Serving infants-Kindergareten Prep. , 571-480-4261.

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning-Burke Campus
Providing a quality child care program in a learning and loving environment. Offering Montessori classes beginning September 2014. 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Ages 3 weeks-12 years. , 6215 Roberts Pkwy., Burke, VA, 703-239-0875.

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning-Landsdowne Campus
Providing a quality child care program in a learning and loving environment. 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Ages 3 weeks-12 years. , 6414 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria, VA, 703-541-4175.

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning-Landsdowne Campus-2
Providing a quality child care program in a learning and loving environment. 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Ages 3 weeks-2 years. , 6420 Landsdowne Center, Alexandria, VA, 703-310-4071.

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning-Lincolnia Campus
Providing a quality child care program in a learning and loving environment. 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Ages 2-PreK, before- & after-school care and Summer Camp for ages 6-12. , 6396 Lincolnia Rd., Alexandria, VA, 703-256-7990.

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning-Lorton Campus
Providing a quality child care program in a learning and loving environment. 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Ages 3 weeks-PreK, Summer Camp for ages 6-12. , 8931 Ox Rd., Lorton, VA, 703-690-1939.

Nysmith School for the Gifted
Nysmith offers a specialized program for inquisitive children in a loving, stress-free environment. Daily French, computer, science. 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Serving ages 4 years-Grade 8. , 13625 Eds Dr., Herndon, VA, 703-713-3332.

The Pavilion at BeanTree
The Pavilion at BeanTree in Ashburn offers comprehensive, fully accredited full-day private kindergarten and half-day kindergarten enrichment in addition to multiple summer camp offerings for school-age children. , 43635 Greenway Corp. Dr., Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3110.

Reston Montessori
An environment where intellectual abilities and self-esteem grow hand-in-hand, where imagination and curiosity are cultivated. Partial day, school day, extended day. Ages 3 months-grade 3. ,, 1928 Isaac Newton Sq., W., Reston, VA, 703-481-2922.

Sunset Hills Montessori School
Sunset Hills Montessori School, offering quality Montessori education in Reston for 20 years. Ages 18 months-12 years. Please visit website to schedule a tour. , 11180 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston, VA, 703-476-7477.


Bright Start Child Care & Preschool
High quality care. Experience, bilingual staff. Safe, healthy, supportive environment. After-care. Out-of-school care. Drop-ins & emergency care. Ages 6 weeks-12 years. , 1202 Kennedy St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-722-CARE.

The Franklin Montessori School
Forest Hills Campus
Based on the Montessori concept of education, our program includes a full range of cultural experiences including drama, music, nature studies, cooking, art and field trips. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 3 months-6 years. , 4473 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-966-7747.


AML Domestic Services, LLC
Full- or part-time. Live-in/out. Nannies, housekeepers, chefs, caregivers, house cleaners, gardners, personal assistants. Serving the Washington DC metropolitan area. , 703-822-9120.

Abbye Ashton Inc.
Specializing in live-in/out, full- and part-time nannies, housekeepers, housemen, couples, cooks and chefs, etc., for placement in homes throughout the Washington DC metro area.

B & G Regal Domestics, Inc.
We provide upscale nannies as well as the full range of high-end domestic assistance. Our applicants are fully screened and personally interviewed. ,, P.O. Box 34557, Bethesda, MD, 301-770-4995.

CHI Au Pair USA Program
Carefully screened and trained legal au pairs from many countries. Live-in, flexible, affordable child care with local support. U.S. Government designated. Approximately $350/week per family. , 703-528-5152.

Child and Family Services
Arlington, VA
The primary goals of programs in the Child and Family Services Division are to prevent abuse, neglect or exploitation of children and to promote the self-sufficiency of families by providing services that preserve and strengthen families. , 703-228-1598.

Fairfax County Child Care Central
Visit our website to search for child care close to your home or office. ,

Infant/Toddler Family Day Care
A network of professional child care educators with a commitment to the principle that learning begins at birth. Providers located throughout Northern Virginia. , 703-352-3449.

Loudoun County's Child Care Connection
Visit our website to find child care, resources, provider training and information about the Child Care Fair. , 703-777-0100.

Nanny Poppinz
A nanny agency created by moms for moms. Live-in/out. Nannies, housekeepers, newborn specialists. Full- or part-time. Temporary/hourly care. 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. 1-877-A-NANNY-4U or 703-873-7574. , is a household employment payroll and tax service. We assist families hiring nannies, housekeepers, nurses and other domestic employees remain compliant with Federal and State taxing authorities. ,, 703-819-9796.

Child Home Care
After-school nanny chauffeur; school days off; date nights; sick child care; newborn and sibling care; meal preparation, light housekeeping. Serving Washington, DC and close-in Montgomery County: Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Rockville and Silver Spring , 202-607-2525.

Prince George's Child Resource Center, Inc.
Prince George's County Center helps create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting their families and educating their caregivers. ,

SeekingSitters is a nationwide, on-demand babysitting referral service that does all of the work for families who sign up and become members. , 703-586-6493.

Staffing Solutions @ Mothers' Aides
Professional in-home child care since 1979. Live-in/out, part-time caregivers, elder care, house managers, personal assistants, chefs. Emergency, short-term, temporary services. Carefully screened, complete background investigation. Serving the metro area: 703-250-0700. , 5618 Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA,

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge
Find resources, directories and Head Start programs near you. ,

Virginia Department of Social Services ,