**Thanks for your interest in Learning Tree!! After 16 + years at Normandale Community College, we have moved!! We are happy to have a space at St. Luke's Lutheran Church to continue our educational programs and provide care for the community.  **



Learning Tree Development Center is licensed through the State of Minnesota to provide care for children ages 6 weeks - 6 years.


The center provides Full Week, Full Day, Half Day and Hourly Care. 

 Learning Tree provides a structured program within a play-based setting designed to meet the children's developmental needs. Children express their ideas and feelings through a well-rounded, developmentally appropriate curriculum which includes activities in art, music, language, math, science, writing, large motor, etc... A balance of active, quiet, individual and group activities assist the child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive development.

 The center is staff by teachers who meet or exceed Minnesota Department of Licensing standards..

 License capacity and child/staff ratios:

Infant Room: 6 weeks - 15 months:
     Licensed for 8 children with a 1:4 ratio   

Toddler Room: 16 months - 33 months:
     Licensed for 10 children with a 1:7 ratio

Preschool Room: 34 months - School-Age:
     Licensed for 13 children with a 1:10 ratio

 Mission Statement:

To provide quality child care to all children regardless of race, creed or color by:

Providing a safe, caring environment

Providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum

Nurturing, guiding and empowering each child

Respecting each family's individual values, cultures and differences

Learning Tree Development Center