The Parent/Child Center (PCC) is located at the Appleton campus and is licensed for 96 children, ages 6 weeks through 5 years year-round, and 6-9 years old during summer only. We provide for the educational, social and physical needs of the children, while also providing a learning experience for college students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education program.

The PCC is a nonprofit organization providing quality child care and preschool programs. The center is state-licensed by the Department of Children and Families.

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General Requirements

General Enrollment Requirements

  1. Children must be between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years.
  2. Preference is given to students and faculty/staff of FVTC who need full-time care for their children.
  3. Remaining openings will be available for students and faculty/staff of FVTC who need part-time care for their children.
  4. Children from the community who need full- or part-time care can fill any remaining openings.

Staff Qualifications

The center is staffed by professional child care personnel who either have an associate degree or are pursuing a bachelor's degree. Staff members are highly trained, experienced, loving care-givers, receive monthly in-service training and attend a minimum of 25 hours of professional growth each year.


Tuition at the Parent Child Center is reasonable. We are a cost recovery center and tuition is charged weekly through an ACH withdrawal. We accept Child Care Assistance through the state. Parents need to be pre-approved. Download Tuition Chart (PDF)

Infant/Toddler placements are full time only. 2-year old PT placements are a minimum of 3 days only.


We accept Child Care Assistance through the state. Parents need to be pre-approved.

Parent Forms

Download Parent forms including enrollment, health, immunizations and contact information.

School-Age Summer Program

For children ages 6-9, contact the PCC for more info by email or call 920-735-5751.

Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (year-round)
Closed the week of July 4
and between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
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three years in a row!


Parent/Child Center
Co-Directors: Laura Hartfiel & Michelle Abrams