Early Learning Center Awarded Accreditation
On April 2, 2015,
the Chillicothe Early Learning Center (formerly Diapers 'n
Diplomas) achieved recognition of excellence through Missouri Accreditation. This distinguishes it as an exemplary program offering high quality programming to
the children of Missouri.
The Missouri Accreditation of Programs for Children and Youth has awarded a Certificate of
Accreditation to the center. This certificate is granted to quality programs that offer
developmentally appropriate experiences in an environment conducive to children flourishing
intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically. The center will be included in the
"Directory of Accredited Programs" located on the Missouri Accreditation
website. This directory serves as a useful guide to parents seeking a high quality program for their
The community of Chillicothe is fortunate to have a program such as
this available to serve its families. It includes a daycare for infants and toddlers as well as a preschool program. Child Care
Service students from the Grand River Technical School are involved in both of these programs as part of their lab experience.