Early Childhood Learning

Burbank Early Childhood School (BECS) has proudly served the Upper Arlington community since 1983 as a tuition-funded preschool program for the Upper Arlington Schools. BECS is licensed by the Ohio Department of Education.


The mission of the BECS program is to strengthen the community by providing a quality education for Upper Arlington’s youngest learners. BECS follows an Emergent Curriculum, where children and teachers co-construct learning opportunities together. Teachers follow the interests of children to help them discover, play and grow together. Positive, nurturing relationships are at the heart of all interactions.


To learn more about the BECS philosophy, please visit the program’s website.




Contact information

Burbank Early Childhood School

4770 Burbank Drive

Phone: (614) 487-5155

School hours: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Kathy Lawton, PhD BCBA-D

Director of Burbank Early Childhood School

[email protected]

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