Downtown Learning Center

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For the Downtown Learning Center

The Downtown Learning Center is an accredited children’s center in Fort Wayne, Indiana, providing quality early childhood education, infant through school age.

Hours of operation

Monday-Friday: 6:00am – 6:00pm

Located At

516 East Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802





Angi Keppol

Dora Kurpierz

Dora Kurpierz


Rosie Martin-James

Administrative Assistant

Paulette Eldridge

Administrative Assistant

Kemeisha Winborn

Food Quality Controller

The Downtown Learning Center is available to all children.

Tuition assistance options include

  • Sliding fee scale
  • Brightpoint vouchers
  • On My Way PreK

With fully licensed services for

  • Infants (at 6 weeks)
  • Toddlers
  • Preschool
  • School-Age (Before/After School, Summer)


Available to and from Weisser Park and Irwin Elementary Schools.

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We are a Level 4 Provider

Infant 4

Gloria Berger
Dawn Foust
Lauren White
Tammy Spillers

Infant 3

Kathy Ann Hartwig
Tina Jones
Moinea Lopez
Tammy Spillers

Toddler 1

Brenda Hughes
Miriam Godinez
Gloria Berger
Tammy Spillers

Toddler 2

Arielle Rigelman
Tammy Spillers
Sarai Cuevas

Young PreK 5

Saturnella Graham
Leah Wilson
Ethel Billingsley

Young PreK 6

Tanya Carpenter
Tyiesha Ginn

PreK 7

Gladys Cato
Megan Kilander
Darryl Witherspoon

PreK 8

Diane Turner
Mary Patman
Beonda Brown

PreK 9

Maureen Denice
Ashley Martin
Heather Elser

School Age 10
Julie Byer
Break Staff
Alana LeShore