• Welcome
    Executive Director Chris Gnat

    A Note From The Executive Director

    My name is Chris Gnat and I am the Executive Director of Crème de la Crème of Westmont, IL. Our curriculum, facilities, and team are focused on making the most of your child’s developmental years. Crème de la Crème has been preparing the world’s future leaders since 1982. As a leader in early education we have consistently challenged ourselves to be the best of the best. The Westmont, IL location opened its doors to the community in 2003.  We are right off of Rt. 83 in the business section of Westmont near Pappadeaux Seafood Restaurant. At Crème de la Crème, our Team Members encourage your child to succeed and discover a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. The Westmont team and I are excited to meet you and introduce you to the Crème family!

    If you’re looking for a quality educational experience for your child’s early developmental years, you can end your search with Crème de la Crème of Westmont, Illinois. We pride ourselves on offering our students a well-rounded curriculum that caters to each early developmental stage. Through innovative and award-winning programs, we help children discover themselves and their love of learning.

    Classes and Programs Available

    At Crème de la Crème of Westmont, there are a number of different programs that are customized to the unique needs of a child’s current developmental stage. The programs we offer include:

    Infant Child Care

    Our infant child care program is for babies ages 6 weeks to 1 year and emphasizes a creative and nurturing environment where infants can begin learning about themselves and others. This program is centered around language acquisition, emotional and social interaction, motor control, and body awareness. The infant child care program is run by highly trained professionals who provide continuous monitoring throughout the day. Included in this program is everything your baby will need while at our facility, such as diapers, diaper creams, linens, diaper wipes, crib sheets, and meals for children eating table food.

    Toddler School

    The toddler program offers an environment where children between the ages of 1 and 2 can learn about problem-solving, cooperation, self-help skills, and concept formation in a fun way. We focus on helping toddlers become more independent through various curriculum offerings, such as creative expression, story time, outdoor play, and movement. Our toddler program is all-inclusive, so you won’t have to worry about packing a lunch or a diaper bag.

    Preschool Program

    Our preschool program offers an exciting and interesting environment where children ages 2 to 4 can learn about their place in the world. We emphasize the development of social skills through research-based principles and practices. Included in the preschool program curriculum is music, coding and robotics for kids ages 3 and older, foreign language learning, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics).

    Kindergarten

    The kindergarten program is centered around giving your child a head start in school and instilling a love of learning that will foster their growth and education. This program aligns with all local, state, and federal guidelines and incorporates various school subjects, such as reading, language arts, and music. We also offer a transitional kindergarten program that prepares students for our kindergarten program and is suited for kids ages 4 to 5 years old.

    Available Transportation for Students

    Our Westmont facility is located near several excellent elementary schools. We provide a bus service that will pick up your child from school and bring them to our center for our after-school program. The schools our buses pick students up from include:

    • Madison Elementary
    • Oak Elementary
    • Prospect Elementary
    • Lane Elementary
    • Walker School
    • Manning Elementary
    • Monroe Elementary
    • Elm Elementary
    • Lester Elementary

    Conveniently Located Near Popular Communities and Neighborhoods

    The Crème de la Crème of Westmont facility is located near several top communities and neighborhoods in the area, including:

    • Downtown South
    • Citadel on The Pond
    • Newfield Manor
    • Oakwood
    • Tartan Lakes
    • Southeast Westmont
    • Cass Lake Village
    • Birch Point
    • Orchard Gate
    • Rosehill Estates
    • Sycamore Run
    • The Piers
    • Villas of Deer Park
    • Carlton Court
    • Connamara
    • Farmingdale Cove
    • Suffield Gardens

    Fun Outdoor Amenities and Ancillary Programs

    We have a number of outdoor amenities to stimulate your child’s interest in healthy movement and evolving interests. Many of our programs incorporate 120 minutes of active play each week, giving children the opportunity to participate in physical activity and develop their social skills by interacting with others. The amenities you’ll find at our Westmont facility include:

    • Waterpark
    • Koi pond
    • Basketball court
    • Tennis court

    In addition to outdoor amenities, we also offer several optional ancillary programs your child can participate in, such as:

    • Gross-Out Chemistry
    • Martial arts
    • Tennis
    • TumbleBears
    • Just Dance
    • Shining Stars
    • JumpBunch
    • Happy Feet Soccer

    Safety First With Advanced Security Features

    Crème de la Crème of Westmont takes your child’s safety seriously. Our on-site cameras continuously monitor all areas where children spend their time at our facility, so you’ll never have to be concerned about your child’s well-being. The main entrance of our facility is monitored by a friendly team member to ensure there are no unwanted guests, and we use a biometric fingerprint and code process for school entry.

    We can’t wait to give your child the gift of a love of learning. Visit our Westmont facility today to learn why we are one of the top schools in the area.

  • Our Team

    Our Team

    Valerie Sicaras

    My name is Valerie Sicaras and I am the Director of Administration for Crème de la Crème of Westmont, IL. I am your primary contact for any tuition billing or payment questions. I also update and maintain your family’s records and am always available to assist our Crème de la Crème team, children, and parents.

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