MDC Homestead Campus and the School of Education celebrate

Day of the Young Child

WHEN: Saturday, April 1st, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 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 1st, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 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 Early Years are Learning Years.

"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 fifth time at this event. The scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in education.

For more information, contact Campus Director Learning Resources Lindsay Schriftman at 305-237-5245.

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

Event Sponsors

MDC School of Education
Homestead Hospital
Mc Graw Hill Education logo
MDC Student Life
United Faculty of Miami Dade College