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Bright Horizons
We provide individualized, age-appropriate curriculum in a loving and nurturing environment. Serving ages 6 weeks-5 years. Multiple locations throughout DC, MD, VA. ,


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.

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 53 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.

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.

Falls Church-McLean Children's Center
Falls Church-McLean Children's Center provides a full-time, year-round, high-quality early education for children ages 2-5, regardless of their family's economic resources. , 7230 Idylwood Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-534-4907.

The Gardner School
We are an academically focused early childhood education for ages 6 weeks-5 years. At The Gardner School, we have created a rich learning environment that will stimulate your child's physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. , 2655 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA, 703-567-6939.

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.

Leport Schools
Providing high-quality Montessori education to children from infants (12 weeks) through 6th grade. We offer year-round programs with extended day. Discover our Montessori programs and explore our 7 locations online. Fairfax, 703-810-7247; Herndon, 571-222-4931; Potomac Falls, 571-222-6628; Reston, 703-810-7811; Broadlands, 703-810-7811; Aldie, 703-810-7160; Chantilly, 571-222-4728. ,

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.

Pinecrest School
Half-day programs are designed to lay the foundation for future academic success and personal emotion health. Preschool after-care is available for students who are currently enrolled. Preschool-Grade 6. , Annandale, VA, 703-354-3446.

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 6. ,, 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.

Tysons Corner Children's Center (TCCC)
Highly-rated child care center for children ages 8 weeks-6 years, provides educational programs that encourage and motivate each child's natural desire to learn. McLean, 703-761-1123; Spring Hill Center, 703-761-1161. ,


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.

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.

Cultural Care AuPair
Child care you can trust like family. Choosing child care is no easy decision. Because as parents, we don't ever want to compromise on quality, flexibility and trust when finding care for the most important people in the world. , 800-333-6056.

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

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. is a household employment payroll and tax service assisting families hiring nannies, housekeepers, private nurses and personal assistants. ,, 703-819-9796.

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. ,

Rosemount Center
Rosemount Center provides early childhood education and family support services to pregnant women, infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children and their families in its center-based and home-based programs. ,, 2000 Rosemount Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-265-9885.

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 ,