Child Development Center

Big Bay Beginnings

QNT’s New Child Care Center!

Program Details

Full-time child care for children 3-6 years old

Tuition is $850 a month

  • Child care assistance is available through Lee Shore or Chugachmiut (for Native children) for financial support.

Preschool is included


  • Creative Curriculum
    • Cultural infusion of Alaska Native cultures
  • Zoo-phonics: Multi-dimensional that focuses on phonemic awareness (identifying the sound with the letter)
  • Child- guided
  • Play-based


Mission: To empower and strengthen children and families through education, self-awareness and by increasing opportunities in social, emotional, physical, cognitive areas that are rich in culture.


  • Celebrating the diversity represented in our child population.
  • Provide daily opportunities for children to explore and express individual interests and strengths.
  • Encourage family involvement and sharing cultural values.
  • Support families as first teachers, assisting with challenges, concerns and joys.
  • Foster positive relationships between children and adults.
  • Create a space for Alaska Native culture bearers to share traditional stories and values.
  • Provide authentic experiences and materials.