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Children of America, Educational Childcare® Expands Its Footprint in Illinois

COA Opens Its 10th Location in the State to Meet the Growing Demand for Quality Early Educational Childcare.

Delray Beach, FL, August 15, 2022

Children of America® (COA), today announced the Grand Opening of two new locations in the state of Illinois. The expansion will make COA’s proprietary early education programming accessible to even more families in the state. More importantly, it will provide trusted and nurturing learning environments for young children as families navigate the post-COVID world.

Grand Opening Events: Children of America will hold a Grand Opening Event, for the public, on Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

COA Montgomery: 2141 Orchard Rd, Montgomery, IL 60538

COA West Chicago: 920 N. Neltnor Blvd., West Chicago, IL 60185

Doors Open for Business: Monday, September 12, 2022

Founded in 1998, COA has remained steadfast in its mission to: Provide educational childcare solutions to working families through quality programming, flexibility, convenience and value for the communities we serve.

“Our entire organization is committed to providing a consistent brand experience across the board, enriching the health, well-being and education for all the children in our care,” says CEO Ted Hockenberry. “At the helm of these two new schools, we have the best professional educators in Chicagoland to ensure an engaging environment and trained the COA way, providing an advantage not seen among our peers.”

Children of America also brings its one-of-a-kind educational philosophy, COA Mind & Body Matters. Mind & Body Matters approaches early learning through COA’s four proprietary programs: COA Just Read, Presidential Fitness, COA Nutrition, STAR Curriculum (Success Through Academic Readiness), and many enrichment programs that have proven to dramatically impact the lives of young children. Children of America’s educational curriculum is a product of years of research and development in early childcare.

• The COA approach to Social – Emotional Growth Allows children to engage in social experiences through play, group activities and partnering with other children as they pretend, discover and investigate their learning environment.

• Intellectual Growth at COA offers experiences that encourage problem solving, decision making and challenges through activities that promote emerging literacy.

• We promote Physical Growth through a variety of activities; strengthening and refining of the body through eye/hand coordination, eye tracking, coordination of movements spatial relationships and crossing the midline, which leads to emerging reading and writing skills.

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About Children of America

Children of America operates facilities throughout Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin. The company expansion plans include several locations in the SC and TX areas over the next two (2) years. COA offers the highest level of childcare for children ages six weeks to twelve years of age. The premier programs include infant care, toddler care, nationally renowned preschool and pre-kindergarten programs, before-and-after school care, and summer camp. An industry pioneer, Children of America is a subsidiary of World Wide Child Care Corp. Visit for more information or interact with COA on YouTubeInstagram and Facebook.