Early Education and Childcare
Giving children a foundation for success

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Our philosophy is designed to give children, at each stage of development, a beginning foundation of success in school and to promote love of learning while encouraging parent’s self-sufficiency.

Centro Mater was the first child care services center in Florida to combine a pre-school and before-and-after school programs. We bring our commitment and innovation to education. Centro Mater is one of the few programs that serve families with children from infancy to school age on the same site.

This experience gives us a unique inside vision to get pre-school children ready for school. The centers create a safe, nurturing environment that allows children to be problem-solvers, independent explorers and creative thinkers.


  • Centro Mater Foundation

    What MATERs Most.

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  • History and Mission

    Designed to give children a beginning foundation of success.

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  • Health and Nutritional Services

    Provides a full range of assistance to children and families.

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  • "The diverse training opportunities provided through Centro Mater Walker Park helped me gain knowledge fostering my growth as an educator."

    Heather Jannotti, teacher assistant at Centro Mater

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