Monday—Friday 7:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.
Children of parents who work or attend school are provided
with all-day all year childcare. Professional
staff provide educational and recreational programming,
healthy meals, and all-day care except for seven major holidays. Enroll
with Kim, Run-Hao, or Mindy at (773) 989-7433.
SEAC Preschool serves children ages 2 to 5 representing
cultures from several continents around the world. School remains open
from 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. to help parents who work or attend
SEAC Preschool is licensed by the Illinois Department of
Children and Family Services, and works under the auspices of the Chicago
Department of Family and Support Services, and Illinois Board of
All teachers at SEAC are certified by Department of Children and Family
Services (DCFS) and exceed DCFS certification criteria. All pre-school
teachers have BA, MA, or Ph.D. degrees.
SEAC Preschool is a part of the South-East Asia Center, a
non-profit social service center and school which has been educating
children and adults of many ethnicities since 1979.
Who should Consider SEAC Preschool
- SEAC welcomes and encourages a multicultural climate of ethnicities,
races, religions, persuasions.
- Both parents work or attend school full time.
- Income within broad guidelines for subsidized day care. Others
enroll by paying full tuition.
- Parent(s) willing to attend parent meetings once a month.
- Pre-enrollment submission of health examination and shot records.
- All required paperwork, fees, medicals, shots, etc. submitted in a
- Arrival of children before 8:30 A.M. Pickup directly after work, but
no later than 6:00 P.M.
- Notification of school on or before any day child absent. Absence
limited to bona fide sickness or preapproved, limited days coinciding
with parent vacations.
- Willingness to partner with SEAC in providing the best early
childhood possible for your child.
What Your Children Do
- Eat dietician-approved breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack.
- Develop language skills in English and home language.
- Learn interpersonal skills through teacher guided play and
- Develop understanding of world and environment through teacher-run
experiments, reading and pedagogically appropriate play.
- Learn about New and Old World cultures from around the world.
- Learn games, songs, stories, dance and activities which become
- Develop both large and small muscles and coordination through
carefully selected indoor and outdoor activities.
For more information contact the Ainslie office.