Woodstock Child Development Centers (WCDC) offers programs that serve an average of 200 children ranging from 18 months to eleven years of age, or the end of the fifth grade. The services are at the Longfellow-site 1 (18 months through 5 years), Haight Elementary-site 2 (TK through 5th grade before and after school) and the Ruby Bridges Elementary-site 3 (TK through 5th grade before and after school).
Woodstock Child Development Centers (WCDC), a part of the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD), was established in 1943. The major sources of funding for the program are the California Department of Education, Early Education and Support Division (CDE-EESD) and California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Federal and State Child Nutrition Programs; California Adult and Child Food Program (CACFP),the Social Services Agency-Stage 1 Funds (SSA) and funds from Parent Fees.
The WCDC program is open from 7:00 am to 5:45 pm, Monday through Friday. Except for state, federal holidays and the week of Christmas and after in December, the center is open year round
The mission of Woodstock Child Development Center (WCDC) is to:
- Work dedicatedly as a team of staff, parents, and community to enhance the growth and development of all children.
- Use our limited resources to ensure the success of all children.
- Build a strong academic and personal foundation to continuously close the academic achievement gap for all children.
- Create the experience that allows for a lifetime of learning that allows all children a chance for responsible citizenship.
WCDC embraces: Diversity of our community including our employees, the children, and their families.
- Teamwork among our staff as the bridge to continuity for families as we share the children’s developmental experiences and the families’ transitions for the growth of the children as they move from one classroom to the next.
- Service to a diverse community of children using a whole child approach system.
- Use of rigorous academic program in an inclusive, safe, secure, culturally-developmentally appropriate, and socio-emotionally sensitive to prepare all children to become responsible citizens
500 Pacific Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501