Judy Center at Cradlerock

The Judy Center Partnership serves children birth-age 5 yrs old and their families who live in the Cradlerock Elementary attendance area (check your address in our school locator), including those enrolled in Pre-K, Kindergarten, Dasher Green Head Start and our partner Child Care programs.

Located in Howard County, Maryland
Judy Center Learning Cottage (located to the left of Cradlerock ES, near playground)
Cradlerock Elementary School
6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: 410-313-8224

Important News & Upcoming Events

Meet the Author! Lulu Delacre: Canciones y Cuentos: Songs and Stories- Wednesday March 28th 6:30-7:15 pm HCLS East Columbia Branch Library

Meet the author Lulu Delacre as she reads one of the stories of Rafi and Rosi: Pirates! Learn about her collection of stories in Us, In Progress: Stories about Young Latinos. Wednesday March 28th 6:30-7:15 pm HCLS East Columbia Branch Library 410-313-7700 Followed by book sales and signing. Registration preferred, but not required.

Attention Parents of Incoming Kindergarteners--Registration opens the week of March 5-9th! Register now and receive a free book from The Judy Center!

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:45am

Applications now available for 2018-2019 Learning Together Peers at Cradlerock Elementary

The Cradlerock Elementary Regional Early Childhood Center (RECC) toddler and preschool programs are making preparations for classes for the 2018-2019 school year. These classes include children with and without disabilities. The program’s focus is helping all children develop communication, literacy, math, problem solving, motor, and social skills. Parents of children who will be 3 by September 1st or 4 years of age may contact Terri Parker in the school office for an application package beginning mid-February. All applications must be returned by March 30th. A limited number of openings are available for children without disabilities. Children are selected based upon screening information given on the application form and the “Ages and Stages Questionnaire,” as well as observations of the child’s participation in a playgroup. If necessary, a lottery process is conducted. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Kelly at (410) 313-8224 or Amy_H_Kelly@hcpss.org

Children's Discovery Fair 2018 Saturday April 14th 10am- 1 pm Cradlerock Elementary

2018 Children’s Discovery Fair: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is Free Cradlerock Elementary School, 6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045

Howard Co. Executive Allan Kittleman Joined the Judy Center Parent Leadership Learning Party

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:15am

Grand Opening of Newly Remodeled East Columbia Branch Library February 10th

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:15pm

Oakland Mills HS sponsors a Food Pantry on 3rd Thursday of each month

Oakland Mills HS sponsors a Food Pantry on 3rd Thursday of each month

Howard County Library offers Sensory Friendly Stories and Fun

Children of all abilities and their caregivers welcome to this supportive, judgement-free class that includes stories, music and movement in a small group. Ages 3-5 with adult; 30 minutes. Registration required.

Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano visits the Judy Center!

Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano visited the Judy Center on October 25th and expressed his support of the Judy Center Partnership's focus on supporting children and families 0-5 yrs.