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Facility

LEO’s children, families and early childhood educators deserve a building where their learning, creativity and sense of belonging can soar. The layout of the new building amplifies the effectiveness and immediacy of LEO services.

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ENHANCEMENTS TO LEO’S RENOVATED EARLY EDUCATION CENTER

A welcoming, new lobby addition, with secure and direct access from the parking lot, will feature a public elevator to transport mobility-challenged children, teachers and visitors throughout the three-story building.

15 preschool classrooms, supported by 5 Child & Family Success Teams; each team is comprised of:

Lead Teacher & Assistant Teacher

Lead Teacher & Assistant Teacher

Education Manager & Assistant Manager

Education Manager & Assistant Manager

Education Disabilities Manager

Education Disabilities Manager

Health Advocate

Health Advocate

Mental & Behavioral Health Specialist

Mental & Behavioral Health Specialist

Family Service Worker

Family Service Worker

Renovating Broad Street brings all members of the teams together under one roof.

Indoor shared Movement & Activity Room, for gross motor development and play during inclement weather

Two designed and landscaped playgrounds and outdoor classrooms for gross-motor and STEAM-related activities

Commercial Kitchen & Nutrition Center to provide home-prepared meals and snacks for LEO children (and other local preschool providers), and nutrition classes and food service training for parents

Current Operations

3 buildings

13 classrooms

Educating 232 children

Projected Operations

1 building

15 classrooms

Educating 270 children

LEO will increase agency capacity by 2 classrooms and 38 children.

School Floor Plans

TIMELINE

LEO will complete 100% construction plans, release an RFP, and hire a general contractor by Q1 2023.

We anticipate starting construction by Q2 2023.

Construction and renovation is expected to take 15-18 months.

LEO expects to have classrooms licensed and fully occupy the building in September 2024.