Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age Care

Now enrolling for our summer and fall sessions.

Our “Special" History

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Find us

Our centers have a definite family feel and is built on referrals from families who have been part of our program

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Enrollment

Interested in learning more about enrolling with us? We would love to meet you! Stop in or call for more information

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Team

Our administrative team have accumulated dozens of years of knowledge.

Why Choose Us?

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Parents as Partners


A critical factor to our community success is our professional and trusting working relationship with the parents of the children attending our center. Parents are our partners in their child’s care and early education. Together we can meet the goals our parents have for their children while in our care.

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Longevity of Staff


In an industry where turn-over is high. Special Beginnings is proud of their staff retention and low turnover. Consistency in Childcare is critical for success and we are proud to have team members celebrating 10, 20, 25+ years with us.  Many staff attended our program as children themselves. Special Beginnings is truly a family atmosphere. 

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curriculum


Our curriculum provides a balance of pre-academics, sensory,fine & large motor activities, opportunities for social and emotional growth, dramatic and imaginative play as well as art, music, indoor and outdoor play.

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Family Involvement


Classroom Parties, Fieldtrips, Guest Presentations, Christmas Programs, Fall and Spring Family Nights, Santa Claus and Easter Bunny Visits…they just name a few of the many opportunities we have for family involvement. With an open door policy, parents are always welcome in our classrooms.

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Christian Focus


Bible Stories, Spiritual Holiday Lesson plans, and prayers before snacks and meals. Children receive care and education in a loving, safe, Christian Environment.

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NAC Accreditation


Our centers have been accredited through the National Accreditation Commission. The benefit of NAC accreditation are evident in the care, safety and education,
The children receive and the professional development it provides our staff.

parents testimonials

Melissa M.
Melissa M.

A couple of weekends ago, I observed as our son picked up a lady's keys at Target, opened the door for a 92 year old war vet, and walked up to a police officer in uniform and thank him for his service to our community.  As parents we would like to take all the credit, but we know that everyone had a responsibility in raising a child up in the way they should go.  We know… read more

Jessica G.
Jessica G.

To prospective and new families of Special Beginnings:

I am Jessica a longtime supporter of Special Beginnings Early Learning Center.  My children, Sydney, Sierra and Aiden are all alumni and one is a current participant of the programs available at Special Beginnings.  I want you to know as a parent that there has been no other program that will partner with you… read more

Heidi B
Heidi B.

We have been a part of the Special Beginnings Family since 2001 starting at the Olathe Center and moving to the Lenexa center in 2004.  All four of my children have attended or are attending Special Beginnings.  My older three were all prepared for kindergarten and have done quite well in school.  I feel that is due to the educational foundation that the teachers at Special… read more

Cassy S
Cassy S.

One of the best decisions my husband and I have made in our short parenting journey has been enrolling our daughter at Special Beginnings. He, being a police officer, was mostly focused on safety and I, being her mother, was mostly concerned that she would get individual attention while in a larger daycare setting. Our expectations have been exceeded in both fields. While… read more

Ashley H.
Ashley H.

As a first time Mom, I was extremely overwhelmed when looking for childcare for my son. There are so many places but finding the right fit can be stressful.  In my case, my son was eight weeks old and I had a very hard time accepting the fact that I had to leave him in someone else’s care for the day, let alone a stranger. Special Beginnings made the process so much easier… read more

Jess B
Jess B.

"Special Beginnings was a god-send to our family.  We couldn't find a childcare that met our expectations... Once we started we found that Special Beginnings not only met our expectations but exceeded them in every way from their staff, procedures, safety, and warm atmosphere.  Our older two children have remained at Special Beginnings through summer care as well as… read more

Jami G.
Jami G.

I realized tonight, that all of my dreams and goals for childcare have been met at your center. I had prayed that my child would learn, be safe, be fed and clean, make friends….I prayed that he would have confidence in himself, learn social skills for forgiveness and compromise, and have an appreciation for authority. Little did I know that he would come away from Special… read more

Lily J
Lily J

It is hard to believe that over nine years has passed since we first came to Special Beginnings. We are blessed to have such a wonderful family at S.B. You truly love and care for each child who walks through your doors. As a parent, that is an incredible gift. May God continue to bless each of you as you bless others.

Kristen M.
Kristen M.

I love Special Beginnings and couldn't imagine my kiddos being anywhere else. There are several things I love...the staff turn over is low, you can expect the same teachers for your kiddos, which with my kids makes a huge difference. They have had so much change in their short little lives, knowing their teacher will be there for them everyday makes a huge difference. I… read more

June M.
June M.

You know I have always maintained over the years, that SB has been and will continue to be, my partner in raising my children. When my children fold their hands to pray, YOU are there. When they say “Please and Thank You”, YOU are there! When they sit “criss-cross applesauce” and give their undivided attention, YOU are there! When they own up to misbehaving without being… read more

Jessica G.
Jessica G.

To prospective and new families of Special Beginnings:

I am Jessica a longtime supporter of Special Beginnings Early Learning Center.  My children, Sydney, Sierra and Aiden are all alumni and one is a current participant of the programs available at Special Beginnings.  I want you to know as a parent that there has been no other program that will partner with you… read more

Kara B.
Kara B.

I have had all four of my children at Special Beginnings starting over 10 years ago. I am so happy with the growth of my children in both educational and personal aspects, thanks to the curriculum and the emphasis on fostering relationships between the teachers, children and parents. It’s so comforting to know that my child is getting the love and support he needs to grow… read more

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Jenny H

Special Beginnings has been home for our family for the past five years. Choosing a daycare was probably the hardest decision we ever made. The biggest reason we choose Special Beginnings was the experiences our friends had in the past. The activities provided and curriculum were pretty great too.   The reason we fell in love with Special Beginnings was the way my children… read more

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