About Us

The Owner

annies_ownersAnne and Robert Kennedy are the owners of Annie’s Children’s Center in Ann Arbor. Anne began in the childcare field in 1981 and completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education in 1992 at Eastern Michigan University. In 1995, Anne and Robert opened the Annie’s Children’s Center Eastside, expanded to include the Annie’s Children’s Center Westside in 2002 and then the Annie’s Children’s Center Downtown in 2005. Anne and her husband, Robert, have six children of their own and are living out a lifelong dream of caring for young children.

The Staff

Each member of Annie’s staff provides your child with warm, nurturing, inspiring care at every stage of their development. All staff participate in ongoing training and are required to complete Infant/Child/Adult CPR and First Aid training annually. Many staff also possess 2 or 4 year degrees in early childhood education. Potential staff and volunteers are subject to extensive background screening.
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The Parents

Annie’s maintains a friendly, open door policy to encourage parent or guardian participation in children’s activities both at the center and at special events or field trips. We also encourage parents to share their thoughts, ideas and comments with us.

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The Children

annies_about_child1Small class sizes and low child to care giver ratio provide for an environment that focuses on the individual child. Annie’s offers Full-Time and Part-Time child care for ages 6 weeks to 7 years, morning preschool, before and after school care and summer camp programs. Various local field trips occur throughout the year with transportation provided in our center-owned bus. Special Programs also enhance the center-based activities for older toddlers and preschoolers.

The Hours

Monday through Friday 7am-6pm

The Rates

Please call or e-mail to set up a tour and/or discuss enrollment options.