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    Welcome to the Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children's Center at Colorado College

    Colorado College
    Cheryl Schlessman Bennett
    Children's Center
    909 North Nevada Avenue
    Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
    Tel 719-389-6764
    Fax 719-389-6714
    childrenscenter@coloradocollege.edu


    The Colorado College Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center operates with an open door policy.  Prospective applicants can call CCCC administration and arrange for visits/tours. 719-389-6764

    Hours of operation are Monday- Friday 7:45am-5:30pm.

    Children’s Center Mission Statement


    In partnership with the families, faculty, staff and students of Colorado College, the Colorado College Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center provides early care and education center that supports excellence in learning that is an integral part of the campus community. As innovation professionals, we provide a diverse educational opportunity for our community of learners. By doing this successfully we make a difference in the lives of children and families in the community where we live and work.

    Program Philosophy


    The Colorado College Cheryl Schlessman Bennett Children’s Center practices a philosophy of serving each child’s unique individual social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth in a developmentally appropriate program. As we focus on each child we do our utmost to incorporate a respect for the mind, value all persons, practice honesty and integrity, remember traditions, nurture a sense of place, introduce social responsibility, and strive for excellence. We join with the greater Colorado College community by promoting these core values.

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