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About Us

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2 New Heights Child Development Center is proud to have earned NAEYC Accreditation – the mark of quality for early childhood education programs.

2 New Heights Child Development Center is owned and directed by Dr. Ernesta Gibbs Battle. Dr. Battle is a committed educator with numerous years of experience. She has an extensive background in Curriculum and Instruction, Research, and Administration. Dr. Battle has held the following positions:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Literacy Professional Developer
  • School Administrator
  • School Performance Officer
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Educational Consultant


The philosophy of 2 New Heights Child Development Center is based on the belief that each child is a worthy individual endowed with unique capabilities and talents.
2 New Heights Child Development Center is guided on the premise that ALL children can excel within an environment that is conducive to learning. We provide social, emotional, physical, and academic opportunities through developmentally appropriate activities that will stimulate the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains. We believe parents are the most important adults in a child’s life, and we work to strengthen those relationships. Together we can provide positive experiences for young children.


At 2 New Heights Child Development Center, we believe that children will excel
2 New Heights given the proper guidance and stimuli.

Our mission is to:

  • Develop the participants’ skills through active learning
  • Provide quality and caring childcare in a friendly, positive and developmentally appropriate environment
  • Focus on literacy and numeracy through the exploration of Reading, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and beginning Spanish instruction
  • Encourage creativity and independence
  • Provide a safe and secure learning environment


2 New Heights Child Development Center uses The Creative Curriculum. We employ learning based activities and programs for your child’s enjoyment and academic development. Your children will have FUN while we assist you in building a strong academic and social foundation.

Our curriculum includes:

  • Reading
  • Phonics
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Character Building
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Singing & Dancing
  • Dramatic Play

To know more of our curriculum, kindly call us at 202-726-1999 or leave us a message through our online Contact Us form.

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Contact Information
icon home 4124 3rd St. NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20011
icon phone Phone: 202-726-1999
Fax: 202-726-0202
icon email twonewheights@aol.com