Welcome to Lessenger Early Childhood Center

12901 Albany
Oak Park, MI 48237

Main Office Hours
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

School Hours
8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Latchkey Hours
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. 
Latchkey Pay Now

Brandi North 

Dubre Clark-Hunter
Administrative Assistant

Jamika Harbin
Latchkey Lead

At Lessenger Early Childhood Center, we enhance the learning experience for our students by providing monthly enrichment opportunities, including field trips, on-site learning labs, and family engagement activities. We offer a wide range of after school programs that build on daily lessons, as well as before and aftercare services. Our unique learning environment is designed to partner with families, offering academic and social experiences that propel our students toward becoming successful scholars and productive citizens.

  • State of Art Facility
  • One-to-one technology
  • Small class sizes
  • 1 certified teacher and 1associate teacher per class
  • Monthly field trips
  • Hands-on curriculum
  • Standard-based instruction
  • Monthly family engagement activities
  • Curriculum includes: Literacy, Math, Social-Emotional Development, Science, Social Studies, STEM, Art, Media, Music, Physical Education, and Drama

Brandi North
Principal's Message

Dear Lessenger Families and Friends,

Welcome to Lessenger Early Childhood Center, where your child's educational journey begins with excellence and innovation! We are thrilled to extend a warm welcome to all parents joining our vibrant learning community. We are elated to have the opportunity to call your children Lessenger Rebels! Our Lessenger Rebels are Resilient, Empowered, Brilliant, Ethical, Loving and Self-Assured. As a result, we pride ourselves on ensuring that our students excel at academics and exhibit a high level of emotional intelligence.

At Lessenger, we have a state-of-the-art facility designed to foster creativity, curiosity, and academic growth in our young learners. Our commitment to hands-on learning ensures that your child will be actively engaged in their education, discovering, exploring, and making meaningful connections every step of the way. With small classrooms, we offer personalized attention to each child, nurturing their unique talents and abilities. Exciting monthly field trips enrich our curriculum, providing real-world experiences that enhance learning beyond the classroom walls.

Additionally, our regularly scheduled family activities create opportunities for you to be involved in your child's educational journey, fostering a strong sense of community and support as we lay the foundation for their entire educational future. At Lessenger, we uphold rigorous academic standards, preparing your child for future success while instilling a love for learning that will last a lifetime. We are honored to partner with you in nurturing the next generation of confident, compassionate, and capable leaders. Welcome to Lessenger Early Childhood Center, where every child shines brightly!


Principal Brandi North


  • 17 Apr
  • 9 May
    • Spring Concert & Fine Arts Festival
      Date: May 9
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Oak Park High School
      Calendar: Oak Park Schools Calendar

      Oak Park School District is thrilled to invite the community to join in celebrating the remarkable talents of our students at the upcoming Spring Concert & Fine Arts Festival. The event promises an evening filled with captivating performances, showcasing the artistic prowess of our young stars.

      Scheduled for Thursday, May 9th, at 6 p.m., the event will take place at the prestigious Oak Park High School Auditorium. Attendees will be treated to enchanting performances by various groups, including the Oak Park High School Concert Choir, Marching Legion, and Voices of Inspiration. Additionally, choirs from Einstein, Key, Pepper Elementary, and the adorable performers from Lessenger Early Childhood Center will grace the stage, promising a diverse and delightful showcase of talent.

      This is a wonderful opportunity for the Oak Park community to come together and show support for our incredibly talented students. Let’s fill the auditorium with applause and appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Save the date, and let’s make this Spring Concert & Fine Arts Festival an unforgettable experience for everyone involved!
      Join us in spreading the word and using the hashtags: #OakParkPride #SupportOurStudents #FineArtsFestival. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • 15 May
  • 27 May
  • 13 Jun
    • Lessenger Early Childhood Center Open House
      Date: Jun 13
      Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
      Location: 12901 Albany Oak Park, MI 48237
      Calendar: Oak Park Schools Calendar
  • 14 Jun