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Center Operating Policies and Procedures

Hours of Operation

The NIST Child Care Center is open 12 months a year, 5 days a week (Monday - Friday) from 6:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. for the two year old and older classrooms and 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. for the infant and toddler classrooms. The Center is closed on all Federal holidays and three (3) additional days per year for staff development and program preparation activities. Individual classrooms have varied opening and closing times, but the CCC Director will work with you to accommodate schedules within the Center’s hours of operation, while maintaining required licensing ratios.



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For Information and Wait List Placement:

301-975-2152       Telephone
301-926-4263       Facsimile  Email

NIST Child Care Center
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1915