Military Community & Family Policy
    Sunday December 17, 2017
Office of Military Community Outreach
Children & Youth Online Inspection Report

Child Development Center

Child Development Program
5920 Savitz
Building 943
Millington, TN 38054

Phone 901-874-5745 / 901 874-5786
Phone (DSN) 312-882-5745
Fax 901-874-5031
Fax (DSN) 312-882-5031


DoD Certification

Each program is inspected no fewer than four times a year. These inspections are unannounced and include:

  • An annual comprehensive fire and safety inspection,
  • An annual comprehensive health and sanitation inspection,
  • A multi-disciplinary team inspection that includes a parent representative, and
  • A military-service headquarters inspection.

The successful completion of the service headquarters inspection results in a Department of Defense certificate to operate. The certification inspection reviews the following programmatic areas for compliance:

  • Resource management and administration
  • Personnel management
  • Background checks
  • Oversight and inspections
  • Facility
  • Fire and safety
  • Health and sanitation
  • Nutrition and food service
  • Child maltreatment and reporting
  • Supervision of children
  • Parent involvement , participation and communication
  • Learning activities and interactions with children

DoD Certification verifies that the program has successfully met the requirements in the programmatic areas listed above.

National Accreditation

Achieving national accreditation demonstrates that this facility has been measured by the most rigorous national standards in the areas of education, health and safety. This process includes self-study, continual program development, and assessment by an independent professional accrediting agency.