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New school and work co-op in Detroit's Bagley neighborhood

Posted: 6:33 AM, Oct 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-16 06:33:13-04

A new option for parents looking to balance work-life and family life is coming to the Bagley neighborhood near Marygrove College.

The idea behind the all-new Detroit Parent Collective is to cater to parents who need both work space and built-in childcare.

Krista McClure, the mind behind Detroit Parent Collective, has recently finished up overhauling a building that will house a mixture of office space, child care rooms, and a pre-school modeled off of the Montessori curriculum.

A rotating number of parents and volunteers will be paired up with a PhD master teacher who formerly worked at the nearby Marygrove College.

“We are going to be providing premiere service,” said Jann Hoge, the teacher. “We are really building a family here, a true neighborhood collective.”

DPC is launching this week. It’s Detroit’s first co-working space with built-in childcare.

If you’d like more information on membership you can visit the group’s website,  www.detroitparentcollective.com/