MDC Homestead Campus and the School of Education celebrate

Day of the Young Child

WHEN: Saturday, April 11th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: MDC Homestead Campus, Central Lawn, 500 College Terrace, Homestead, FL 33030

COST: The event is FREE and open to the public.

Miami Dade College's (MDC) Homestead Campus and the School of Education invite the community to celebrate the Day of the Young Child, Saturday, April 11th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Homestead Campus. Children and families will enjoy a host of early-childhood educational activities with a focus on the mental, physical, and emotional development of children from birth to eight years of age. Health and nutritional resources will also be made available.

This year's theme is Sustaining our Future.

"We are proud to host the Day of the Young Child to emphasize the importance of early childhood development," said Dr. Jeanne F. Jacobs, President of the Miami Dade College Homestead Campus. "The early childhood education program at Miami Dade College provides excellent classroom and practical experience, educating our students to become great teachers that make a positive impact on young children."

In honor and memory of the event’s founder, the Beverly Tate Scholarship will be presented for the second time at this event. The scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in education.

For more information, contact Department Chair Dr. John Barimo at 305-237-5134.

Families will enjoy a variety of educational activities including:
  • Dance presentations
  • Science activities
  • Parenting resources
  • Face painting
  • Music
  • Health and safety activities
  • Storytelling
  • Gardening
  • Creative art experiences

And much more

MDC School of Education
Homestead Hospital

MDC Student Life
City of Homestead
MDC Student Life
Chefs on the Run
United Faculty of Miami Dade College