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The Spellman Child Development Center

The Spellman Child Development Center, managed by Child Saving Institute, is an 11-classroom facility licensed for 140 children. The center is located on the College of Saint Mary campus in the heart of Omaha. 

6908 Mercy Rd | Omaha, NE 68106 | Phone: 402.390.2028

Dalhia Lloyd | dlloyd@childsaving.org
402.553.6000 ext. 165 | Fax: 402.898.3250

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Ages Served
Children ages 6 weeks to 6 years: Infants, Toddlers, Twos, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten

Nutritious snacks, breakfast and lunch provided daily

Spellman Center Highlights
Kids Community Garden

Enrichment Activities
"Stretch and Grow," "Dance, Dance, Dance" and "Happy Feet"

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Frequently asked questions

I'm interested in applying for a job at this center. Is there someone I can contact?
Please contact Lu Ann Blocher in the HR Department at Child Saving Institute: 402.504.3608 or via e-mail at lblocher@childsaving.org

I'm not quite ready to enroll my child in child care but I am interested in continuing to hear about what is happening at the center. How can I get information?
If you are interested in learning more about what takes place in your center, we encourage you to follow Child Saving Institute on Facebook and/or Twitter. We regularly highlight the fun and learning taking place in both CSI early childhood education centers.

What is Teaching Strategies GOLD?
Teaching Strategies GOLD is a development assessment used to observe and document our students’ learning and development over time.

Are all staff trained in CPR and First Aid?
Yes, the Spellman Center staff is trained and certified in CPR and First Aid.

What are the educational goals of the CSI-managed centers?

  • Approaching life as an invitation to learn
  • Becoming a confident and competent lifelong learner
  • Developing emotional intelligence: personal power and social skills
  • Developing the social and cognitive skills necessary for school success

Our goal is that children in our child care centers build a solid foundation for developing and maintaining future healthy relationships with others, as well as prepare them to be academically and socially ready for Kindergarten.


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