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Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Ft. Myers, FL. 33965

Phone: (239)590-7855
Fax: (239)590-7864

License #C20LE6456

Programs and Curriculum


Baby playing with toysPrograms And CurriculumProgram Design:  The Center is conveniently located on the FGCU campus in a free standing building designed to support safe, nurturing and intellectually stimulating care.  In this cozy setting children thrive and develop at their own pace nurtured by a highly professional staff.  Both the indoor and outdoor environments are carefully planned to promote the children’s engagement in a wide variety of interesting activities.  The program maintains four classrooms with a total enrollment of 55 children.  The Center is a Gold Seal Program licensed by the state of Florida, maintains accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and is a VPK provider (Voluntary Pre Kindergarten).

  • The Infant Room serves 12 children ranging in age between 3 and 12 months.  With a ratio of 1:4 each child can flourish and explore with the loving supervision of their caregivers.
  • The Young Toddler Room staff cares for 10 children from 12 to 24 months while maintaining the same ratio of 1:4.
  • The Older Toddler Room has 12 children enrolled from the ages of 2 to 3 years.  The Center provides a ratio of 1:6 in order to continue providing individual, small and large group opportunities.
  • The Preschool Room enrolls a maximum of 21 children in a mixed age setting with 3 full time teachers to guide and facilitate their growth.

Curriculum:  Language arts, dramatic play, music, art, science, and large and small muscle activities are woven into the total experience of the child.  The Center views development as a continuum in which young children are helped to meet increasingly greater challenges cognitively, socially, emotionally and physically.  The daily schedule reflects this integrated approach.