Better Beginnings

Central Children's Academy was established as a nonprofit entity by Central United Methodist Church in 1978 to serve Northwest Arkansas families and their children by providing weekday, year-round childcare services. The Academy operates a preschool program, with two, three, or five day care options. The program is fully licensed by the State of Arkansas and certified Level Three by Better Beginnings (the Arkansas Quality Rating and Improvement System for early education and care programs). For more information about Central Children's Academy, please contact us by calling 479-443-4037, or emailing our Director, Sadeta Holder, at .


CCA will begin its 2021-2022 school year on August 16, 2021.  In order to enroll your child, please use the links below.  If you have any questions, please contact the CCA office.

Infants 6wks-12month


Early Toddlers 13 months - 23 months

Late Toddlers 24 months - 35 months


Threes 36 months - 47 months

Fours 48 months - 60 months