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Norton Area Childcare Association

About Norton Area Childcare Association (Sunshine Learning Center)

Norton Area Childcare Association, also known as Sunshine Learning Center, operates as a non-profit childcare center and preschool in Norton. Sunshine incorporated in 1978 and opened its doors in 1980. It is governed by a board of directors with Jennifer McKenna serving as the day-to-day director. Sunshine is currently licensed for 56 children and operates a half-day preschool that accommodates 32 children. The staff includes 10 full-time and approximately 2 part-time members. 

"At Sunshine Learning Center our mission is to offer reliable, affordable childcare to the Norton community.  We strive to nourish children physically, emotionally, and academically through our services.  Thanks to trained staff, we are able to insure a loving environment for the children who attend our facility and create bonds with their families." Jennifer McKenna, Director.

About the Norton Area Childcare Association Endowment Fund

This fund was established in 2019 as an organizational endowment for Sunshine Learning Center. "We created an endowment fund for Sunshine to solidify our commitment to making our non-profit more financially stable, and to show continued accountability to all the generous donors who support our efforts," explained Abby Rice, Past President of Sunshine Learning Center's Board of Directors. "With this fund, we are making a long-term commitment to our mission and to this community."

Support the Norton Area Childcare Association Endowment Fund 

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