The Martin Riley design team has been working closely with the owner, Lutheran Homes, and Early Childhood Alliance to design in and construct to NAEYC standards in order to achieve association accreditation.
The project is an infant through 5-year-old preschool and daycare that capitalizes on an intergenerational model for childcare.
Many child development experts say that supportive adult relationships have been acknowledged as one of the most identifiable protective factors in promoting the resilience of children. This relational foundation provides the necessary momentum for overcoming vulnerability to life's problems. Experts agree that resilience building for the individual begins at an early age and is dependent upon supportive adult relationships.