Awards & Honors

We respect children and the adults who support them, striving to understand and respond to their individual developmental needs, learning styles and cultures.

Our Board, staff and friends are proud that initiatives demonstrating our core values have been recognized by the community and by our peers.


Presented in recognition of transparency and best practices
Presented in recognition of transparency and accountability
Presented in 2023
Presented in recognition of *BioSITE (Students Investigating Their Environment)
Presented in recognition of *Play Your Way (2017)
Presented for service learning programs
Presented in recognition of *Zero Waste Practices (2010) and *Summer of Service Youth Program (2000)
Presented for *Alice's Wonderland (2003) *The Wonder Cabinet (2007)
Presented for service to the community
Presented to the top 10% of attractions worldwide in 2020.
Top 20 Places to Take Kids in the San Jose AreaFirst place, 2022
First Presented the Museum in 2022
"Best Children's Educational Center" As voted by local parents
Awarded by the international educational publisher Twinkl