Nora Stewart Early Learning Center

What We Do

Nora Stewart Early Learning Center believes that every child deserves the opportunity for high quality early childhood education, and we are proud to prepare our students for success as they enter the public school system and beyond.

Why We're Great

Founded by Ms. Amanda Estes in 1933, Nora Stewart was the first nursery school in Columbia to serve African Americans. Today we are building on our proud past, preparing our community's children for a bright future.

Why does your organization deserve community financial support?

Many families in our community cannot afford quality childcare. That is why we offer high quality, affordable preschool education on a sliding scale and prepare our students for a bright future. We believe every child deserves access to a great education.

List of Volunteer and In-Kind Needs

Educational toys and supplies, school supplies, books, playground equipment

Name of Executive Director

Cheryl Howard

Address of Operations

505 E. Ash St.
Columbia, Missouri 65201


(573) 449-5981

Total Donations for This Organization


Total Goal

$6025 of $5000

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