The Martinez Early Childhood Center (MECC) is a private, non-profit program offering high quality Infant/Toddler and Preschool education.

Serving Children 1 to 5 years old.

MECC provides full-time, year-round support services to low income families. Call today for eligibility information and to be placed on our wait list.

MECC Has Adopted Policies Meeting COVID-19 Health Guidelines


PIN 20-02-CCP - Coronavirus Information and Guidelines for Child Care Settings

PIN 20-06-CCP - Social and Physical Distancing Guidance


We have prepared the classroom and outdoor environments following directives and guidance provided by the Health and Human Services Department, the Center for Disease Control and the California Department of Education. Below is a list of some of the measures we are taking to keep your children safe:

  • Small group sizes in each classroom (6-10)

  • Individual spaces created for children to maintain 6 ft. distance.

  • Children provided blankets and pillows laundered on site.

  • Personal items from home are limited to change of clothes and jacket/sweater.

  • Consistent teaching staff trained in COVID-19 safety procedures for child care.

  • Sanitizing and disinfecting all shared indoor spaces throughout the day.

  • Handwashing schedules and proper procedures as part of the daily curriculum.

  • Outdoor learning equipment sanitized between use.

  • Teaching Staff and all adults wear masks in the classrooms.

  • Safe drop off and pick up procedures include distancing, masks, temperature taking, health surveys and well checks.


Health and safety are at the forefront, but there is plenty of Joy, Learning and Fun at MECC





Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc. (MECC) in Martinez CA


Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Project Number HMPG 4344-143-025R Cal OES PJ0143

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, in accordance with the established MECC and FEMA Procurement
Policies, MECC has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for professional engineering design services.

The RFQ can be obtained by contacting Cassandra Campbell, Executive Director

615 Arch Street, Martinez, CA 94553 or by e-mail


There is no fee associated with obtaining this document.
The Request for Qualifications is available beginning on Friday, October 1, 2021. Responses are due no later than 4:00pm PST on Monday, October 18, 2021.

Scope of Work includes but is not limited to:


  • Civil Engineering Design Services

  • Environmental Services

  • Geotechnical Services

  • Survey Services


Cassandra Campbell, Executive Director

About us

The Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation. We have a 501(c)(3)status and has been in the business of quality care and education services since 1974.


Learn about our play-based curriculum, our class sizes, teacher-to-student ratios, our 2.5 acre site and the natural wonders the children encounter, and how they learn from the experiences.

Meet our staff

All of our teachers are experienced Early Childhood Educators who possess CA Child Development Teacher Permits. All of our staff is college educated and many hold degrees in Early Childhood Education.

Contact us

We are now accepting registrations for our