The D. Scott Hudgens, Jr. Early Education Center, on the campus of Gwinnett Technical College, offers unmatched early care and education for Georgia Pre-K children.
The Hudgens Center is a Georgia Quality Rated Program. Quality Rated gives parents and families greater confidence in their child care choice because independent, credentialed experts in early education have assessed whether programs follow best practices, such as:
- Employing qualified and well-trained teachers
- Providing a safe, healthy and caring environment
- Implementing individualized instruction
- Offering a curriculum that prepares children for kindergarten
- A focus on both active learning and social-emotional development
- Engaging families
- Providing a low teacher-student ratio
The D. Scott Hudgens, Jr. Early Education Center is open August - May. Daily hours of operation are 7:00 a.m. until 6:15 p.m. Holidays The Hudgens Center is closed in observance of the following holidays:
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veteran’s Day
- Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving
- Winter Break (end of December, dates to be determined each year).
The Hudgens Center will also be closed additional days during the year for professional development in order to maintain the quality of the program. Families will be provided with ample notice of closings and special activities.