Nora Stewart Early Learning Center

What we do:

Founded by Amanda Estes in 1933, Nora Stewart was the first nursery school in Columbia to serve African Americans. We offer quality, affordable, early education and strive to build upon our past everyday to make a brighter future for our children.

Why we’re great:

Nora Stewart has more than 80 years of education, service, and community involvement. We provide a strong academic foundation for children, as well as a nurturing environment for families in need of affordable care. Our motto is: a proud past, a dynamic future.

Why does your organization deserve community financial support?

We have been part of the community since 1933 and are proud to serve our community's children and families! We offer quality, affordable child care. Every donation helps Nora Stewart educate and prepare our children for the future.

List of volunteer and in-kind needs

Learning toys, books, school and art supplies, playground equipment, and outdoor toys.

Name of Executive Director

Cheryl Howard

Address of Operations

505 E. Ash St.
Columbia, Missouri 65201


(573) 449-5981

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