About

Libby Lane Early Childhood Center is a quality provider of progressive early learning and childcare services for families in the Lee's Summit and Kansas City area.

The program is located in a dedicated facility near Chipman Road and Hwy 50, in Lee’s Summit. Libby Lane provides early learning opportunities for children 18 months to 5 years old. The teaching team is devoted to supporting children’s learning so they can achieve their God-given potential through developmentally appropriate activities that will prepare them for elementary school.

Libby Lane Early Childhood Center is co-located with Libby Lane Academy to provide a seamless continuum of learning for children and youth. Libby Lane is a learning community where young children are introduced to and experience the love of God to allow for growth physically, intellectually, socially, and spiritually.

Mission

To serve the children and families of Lee’s Summit and the greater Kansas City area.

To nurture the development of the whole child: physically, emotionally, socially, intellectually, and spiritually.

Philosophy

We value children and place great priority on the provision of a safe, nurturing, and carefully prepared environment that develops the whole child and instills in them a love for learning.

Our Staff

The teaching staff at Libby Lane Early Childhood Center is specifically chosen because of their qualifications and dedication for meeting the developmental and learning needs of children. All staff are required to maintain current certification in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid.

Director - Bobbie King

Bobbie King, LLECC Program Director, brings a wealth of formal training and experience to the teaching team at Libby Lane Early Childhood Center. Bobbie has been the Principal of Libby Lane Academy since 2006.  Bobbie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work and was previously employed by the Missouri Department of Social Services as a Children's Service Worker.

Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Work
  • Principal of Libby Lane Academy since 2006.

Bethany Long

Bethany brings eleven years of professional and volunteer experience the early childhood age range to our team at LLECC. She most enjoys sparking children’s creativity and watching her students’ personalities emerge as they grow and develop in their confidence. Bethany recently relocated from California where her husband served as an active duty marine. When she is not busy teaching, she loves to spend time with her husband and their two adorable little girls.