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Welcome to Gianelli's Early Learning Center!

Gianelli’s Early Learning Center, founded in 1972, is owned and directed by the Daughters of Our Lady of the Garden and received its name from their founder, St. Anthony Gianelli. The commitment to providing the best possible educational foundation for young children is now in its 50th year.


Gianelli's Early Learning Center serves families in the following cities and towns

Bristol, Cheshire, Cromwell, Durham, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Higganum

Madison, Middletown, New Britain, Newington, Old Lyme, Portland, Rocky Hill, Wallingford, Waterbury, Westbrook, West Hartford

In addition to English, members of the faculty and staff are fluent

in the following languages:

Italian • Spanish • Hindi • Malayalam

The number of parents who are alumni of Gianelli's is growing every year!



Gianelli's Early Learning Center was founded by the Daughters of Our Lady of the Garden in the educational spirit of St. Anthony Gianelli. We believe that respect for God, others and self contributes to a family-like atmosphere. We are committed to creating "lifelong learners" and to nurturing spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth in a caring and safe environment.

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