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Exceptional Early Childhood

1724 Ribaut Rd
Port Royal, SC 29935-1948

(843) 470-0719


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Exceptional Early Childhood Co-op (EECC) is a licensed, high-quality infant day care and preschool that serves families in the greater Beaufort area.

Gwen Bailey, EECC's founder and director, is a former public elementary school teacher with a master's degree in early childhood education with emphasis in special education.

Our professional staff exceed state requirements. EECC staff recently completed the two-year Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PICT), developed by the California Department of Education and WestEd, and sponsored by the University of South Carolina.

A Typical Day

We use the Highscope's curriculum, an evidence-based preschool program.