ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Our facility is licensed to accommodate 67 children. Teachers and childcare personnel are selected with several criteria in mind: an understanding of children and a good measure of flexibility and patience. In addition, teachers have practical and academic training in Early Childhood Education and attend staff workshops on child development.
Children are accepted between the ages of 1 year and 12 years. Children entering the one year old program must be at least one year. Children entering the two years old program must be two years old. Children entering the three or four year old programs must have reached their 3rd or 4th birthday on or before September 1st and must be fully potty trained and capable of taking care of their own bathroom needs. We are also accepting children for an after school program for children aged 5 through 12 years of age.
PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS
Empower children’s knowledge and skills through a hands on curriculum. Providing them with a safe, appropriate and inviting environment to grow and develop as an individual. We believe in a global and multicultural oriented society where values such as honesty, friendship and respect for each other, are essential and invaluable.
Our goals are to promote the child’s physical development, help the child become socially competent, encourage emotional growth, and provide opportunities for cognitive learning which is so crucial during the early years.
Our preschool program provides an orderly, yet informal and stimulating environment for self-development, while also helping the child learn to relate to a group of adults and peers outside the family. Optimal learning occurs when children feel comfortable with their environment; the adults who care for them and the educational and social experiences that are presented. Critical features of our school programs include:
• A physical environment leading to exploration.
• Toys and educational equipment to stimulate learning.
• Skilled professionals to plan and lead age appropriate lessons.
• High Reach Curriculum: A creative, hands on, learning curriculum based on the stages of child growth and development.
• An enriched program for children 1 through age 5.
Our School concentrates on developing children cognitively and emotionally with special attention to promote a healthy self-image, self-identity and interpersonal relationships. The children have learning centers available that are set up for math, science, art and a variety of areas for creative play. Blocks of time are set aside for group activities as the class progresses through monthly units of study. These units of study can be discussed with the teacher or director and daily lesson plans are posted in each room for your review.