Our center provides a warm, engaging environment that incorporates a challenging, child-centered curriculum while placing a high priority on building relationships between caregivers, children, and families. Our classrooms are designed to promote hands-on learning and independent exploration, including opportunities for physical, social, and cognitive development. Teachers have the ability to meet children’s needs on an individual basis and encourage families to become partners in their child’s care.
Our Infant classrooms feature low 1:4 caregiver-to-child ratios. These ratios allow us to give individualized attention to our smallest clients. Warm, caring attachments are built between each child and her primary caregiver. Activities specific to the children’s development are implemented by teachers, and a variety of sensory, art, language, and motor experiences, both indoors and out, are offered on a daily basis.
Toddlers are busy discovering new and exciting things, and our toddler classroom offers a safe and friendly environment to do just that. For the majority of the day, our teacher-to-child ratio is only 1:8. Children spend time with their primary caregiver every day, so they have the love and support they need to explore the world around them. Breakfast, lunch, and PM snack is provided daily in this classroom. Toddlers have a need to be independent, and our toddler classroom helps them successfully grow into their own person. Children learn to put on their own jackets, serve their own food, and assist in cleaning up and caring for their surroundings. The curriculum in this classroom is comprised of a mix of individualized and group-oriented activities, and children have plenty of choice in how their time is spent. Our low ratio allows teachers to interact with children in small groups, to maximize attention and learning.
Our Preschool and Pre-K groups focus on social and self-help skills, as well as literacy, math, and science. The Pre-K group is dedicated to kindergarten readiness, and children have opportunities to practice writing, reading, and math skills in the context of engaging projects and hands-on experiences. A 1:9 ratio creates a classroom where teachers are able to engage children on both an individual and a small group level, and lesson planning is tailored to the interests and developmental needs of each child. Pre-K children participate in a field trip at least twice per year. Breakfast, lunch, and pm snack are offered during the day. The preschool classroom provides the same amenities as the Pre-K room, as well as offering toilet training support.