comprehensive preschool education should be age appropriate and based on
solid child development principles. It should address the child's
development in the following areas: social, emotional, cognitive,
In our setting, the
preschooler will have a stable environment and the opportunity to:
learn to work and play with others, develop large and small muscle
dexterity, receive stimulation for creative mental development, learn to
deal acceptably with emotions, and develop an understanding of God,
Christ, loving, sharing, and other Christian values.
We believe play
should be the primary medium for a preschooler's learning. The preschool
provides a group setting with which the child can feel secure and
separate easily from parents.
ratio should be set low so teachers have the opportunity to observe play
and creative expression, and there should be a balance between
child-selection and teacher-guided activities.
provides an opportunity for one-to-one experiences between teacher and
child and fosters the development of string peer group friendships. We
believe that each child developments at his/her own pace and should be
treated as an individual.