Families

We best serve children by serving the entire family, we offer a variety of opportunities for parents to find jobs, return to school, get referrals to jobs skills programs and GED classes, learn parenting skills, volunteer in their children’s classes, be Lunch Buddies, learn literacy skills and enjoy special events.

Academic Skills

We provide parents with information on their children’s academic skills development. The United Way Read to Succeed literacy curriculum is used in all our classes. When they leave for kindergarten, our students are ready academically and socially, with the confidence they need to be succesfull.

Soft Skills

We promote soft skills, that include using words instead of actions when angry or frustrated, listening and following directions, sharing, delaying gratification, putting away toys and belongings, being responsible and helpful, always respecting others.

Parent Support

We offer a variety of opportunities for parents to find jobs, to return to school, to get referrals to jobs skills programs and GED classes.

Food Program

The Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP), is available to all eligible families.

Three-Star Ranking

The center is licensed by the State of Tennessee with the highest score on the Three-Star Rating system and has achieved this rating since 2001.

Specialty Enrichment

We off a speech therapist on site, introductory Spanish to 3-4 year-olds, and visits from Tennessee Performing Arts Center to introduce children to music.

Christian Atmosphere

WRCCC is unique for its Christian atmosphere that teaches children about character and are introduced to Bible stories.

Education

The United Way Read to Succeed literacy curriculum is used in all our classes, beginning with one-year-olds.

Driven by results
Our graduates reflect our success

20+ YEARS: Now after twenty years, we have stories of our former students. They began public school on the same level or above their peers and have gone on to graduate from high school. They are now in good jobs, in the armed services, in community colleges and universities, in medical technology positions, and they are doing well.

OTTER CREEK: The Wayne Reed Center is well known throughout the area as an outstanding preschool. The Center enjoys the support of Otter Creek church, large charitable foundations, and hundreds of individual donors.

OUR VISITORS: Governors, a mayor, and a State Representative have visited us. We invite you to come as well. Like these others, you will love what you see.