5030 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Phone: 412-683-1779
Director: Allison Robinson
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At Tender Care Learning Center of Shadyside, our teachers and staff bring creativity, enthusiasm and a genuine love of children to our school every day. We take the time to get to know you and your child, and we keep you informed about all of the exciting experiences your child has with us. Our “learning-at-play” approach and award-winning curriculum helps the children in our care develop social, emotional and educational skills that prepare them for kindergarten and beyond.

We would be happy to take you on a visit of our school! Call us today at 412-683-1779 to schedule your visit.


Shadyside testimonials

I told my daughter (2) that school was closed so her teachers could learn (for In Service Day). She said, “I will miss them.” It was so sweet and reflects how comfortable she is at Tender Care!


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Tender Care Accreditations

Tender Care is a Pennsylvania and Connecticut state-licensed child care and early childhood learning organization, an accredited member of NAEYC, PAEYC, CAEYC, HAEYC, and PACCA, and is Keystone STARS rated.

  • Naeyc


    Tender Care Learning Centers has committed to accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) as the measurement of our program excellence. NAEYC is the nation’s largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators, and is dedicated to improving programs for children from birth through third grade. NAEYC sets the standards for quality childcare and education in America, with an emphasis placed on the quality of interactions among teachers and children and the developmental appropriateness of the curriculum.

  • Keystone/STARS


    The Keystone STARS program validates what Tender Care Learning Centers have been doing for many years. Your child's Early Education is critical to his/her development and future success in school and life. Keystone STARS sets requirements for early childhood educators to promote the best learning environment and safest setting possible for your child. As a parent, feel confident your child is safe and respected, is learning new things every day, and is well prepared for future success in life.