LOCATION Miami, Florida
The new Early Learning Center (ELC) at WKBH is located on the ground floor of the new six-level staff-parking garage. The 5,200 sq. ft. ELC has five classrooms, each sized for 13 students ranging from 1 to 5 years old. Each classroom is designed with separate storage and private child-size bathrooms. Each classroom is outfitted with state-of-the-art technology, multiple lighting options and direct access to a covered arcade that leads directly to the playground. The playground has designated toddler areas and incorporates a water feature, story telling, “Oak Tree” and uses both natural and artificial turf areas. The ELC also features a designated covered drop-off and parking area, and is designed with easy maintenance and durability in mind. Heavy duty, age appropriate finishes are used everywhere. The center also includes a library, conference room and offices, a food prep room and all supporting functional spaces.