The David H. Koch Childcare Center

Welcome to TCC Koch—The David H. Koch Childcare Center

The light-filled classrooms of MIT’s newest childcare center feature design elements drawn from the landscape and culture of the surrounding MIT campus and the Cambridge environs. The result is an inspiring state-of-the-art space for MIT children and families. Construction of MIT's newest TCC facility was made possible through the generosity of MIT alumnus and Corporation member David H. Koch SB '62, SM '63, who provided a lead gift, and alumnus Charles W. Johnson CE '55 and Jennifer C. Johnson. Koch recognized the demands facing parents at MIT who balance demanding carers with the responsibilities of raising young children.

Meet the directorCathleen Gately

I have been in the education field for over 25 years and I am still inspired by the curiosity and creativity of the children I work with. I love helping them through their methods of investigation and am eager to help provide these opportunities for them. I am proud to be part of the foundation these children will build off of as they continue on to young adults. At the David H. Koch Childcare Center, parents and teachers together play a key role in the success of children and we value a full parent partnership. Together we create an environment that promotes a child's natural curiosity, investigation, a desire to explore the world around them and a strong sense of self."


The David H. Koch Childcare Center
Director: Cathleen Gately
Building W64
219 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139