Capital City Early Learning Center
LaDawn Caldwell is President of Capital City Child Care and Youth Organization. LaDawn is a native of Detroit, Mi. She is the owner of Cradles to Crayons Child Care LLC. located in Lansing , MI. She has an undergraduate degrees in Economics and Child Development from Michigan State University and is currently working on a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education at Spring Arbor University. She is a member of the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, the Greater Lansing Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, and serves on Lansing Community College’s Early Education Advisory Committee. LaDawn’s 10 years of experience in the Early Childhood education field and her passion for providing high quality child care to families in underserved communities drives her vision for Capital Area Child Care and Youth Organization.
Santrece Roberts is the Vice President. Santrece is the owner of Caterpillar Corner Child Care Center. She opened Caterpillar Corner in 2013. She started Caterpillar Corner as a in home childcare and saw the need for quality childcare in her community regardless of race, income, sex, religion, creed or physical conditions. High quality childcare and a commitment to continuous improvement in mind she expanded her home childcare into a resource for families in underserved communities. She now has 2 locations one in Holt, and a second location in Pontiac, Mi. She currently partners with the Lansing School District and runs 7 of their Before and after care and Virtual learning Labs(Post Oak, Lyons, Forest View, Riddle, Gardner, Willow, and Reo Elementary school). Santrece has over 13 years in the Elementary Education Field working in Local Elementary schools. She has over 7years in the Early Childhood Education field. She has an A.A. Degree in Child Development from Lansing Community College. Currently working on a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education from Spring Arbor. She is a member of Lansing Community College’s Future Teachers Committee, Pontiac Regional Chamber of Commerce, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Lansing Chapter of Jack and Jill of America and a member of National Association for the Education of Young Children. She has over 8 years of substantial human services experience, professional development training, and management and supervision experience and meets the required State standards.
Capital City Early Learning Center’s mission is to provide high quality, affordable, child care to working families in our community.
To nurture and cater the child’s needs that will help them develop their physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual capabilities.
At Capital City Early Learning Center we believe that; Children’s brains develop the most between the ages of zero and three.
Capital City Early Learning Center is licensed through the State of Michigan and has been in operation since 2021. Capital City Early Learning Center is a subsidiary of Capital City Child Care and Youth Organization. Capital City Child Care and Youth organization’s mission is to improve and advance the quality of life for children and families in our community. With the support of local community partners, we establish innovative programs that address the needs of early childhood education, youth development, and family support. Capital City Early Learning Center cares for children ages newborn until 12 years old.