RCMA offers free childcare and VPK that provide dual language early childhood education beyond daycare in a safe, loving environment. RCMA also operates two, free K-8 charter schools with three more planned.
RCMA began in Hardee County in 1985 with one center.
This area has 2 Child Development Centers located in Wauchula and Bowling Green. Over 140 children ages 6 weeks to five years of age are served. Children with disabilities are mainstreamed into age-appropriate classrooms.
Families are offered opportunities to grow and learn, and are an integral part of decision making in centers. Ongoing training for teachers and family support staff is provided.