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Preschool

Program Description

Our program is a full-day program for families who are working or attending school.  The children enrolled in our program are ages 3-5 years old.  Please call 916-566-1616 to enroll.

 

Our Philosophy

We believe your child comes to us with unique experiences, interests, and learning styles. Our goal is to know your child well and use this knowledge to guide, support and motivate him or her. We believe that good teaching requires continual professional development, personal reflection, and collaboration. We encourage you to partner with us to give your child the most powerful and joyous learning experience possible.

 

Child Directed Learning Centers

Our classroom provides your child with a variety of learning environments including: art, science, manipulatives, math, blocks, dramatic play, music, listening center, writing, and reading.

 

Creative Curriculum

Thematic Units of Study include: Beginning of the Year; Trees; Buildings; Balls; Clothes; and Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  Music and Physical Education are embedded in the Units of Study. Each week we introduce a math concept and the letter of the week.  You will receive a family letter at the beginning of each unit. 

 

Enlightened Discipline

To promote a positive environment for learning, we use three classroom guidelines from Enlightened Discipline:

*Be safe      *Be Kind     *Be clean

 

To teach social skills such as: empathy, sharing, dealing with feelings, we use the Second Step program.

 

About our Staff:

 

My name is Mrs. Naomi, I have been a preschool teacher since 2001.  I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and I love working with children.  I have a 2 year old son and have been married for 12 years.  I enjoy cooking, gardening and being in the outdoors.

 

My name is Mrs. Keriann, I have been a preschool teacher here at Madison since 2011, and have worked in Twin Rivers USD since 2008. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood education, and a Site Supervisor Permit from the Child Development Training Consortium.

 

My name is Mrs. Beebe, I have been working with children for over 25 years.  I have been married for 35 years.  I have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.  I have an Associate Teaching Permit, an AA degree.  I enjoy working with children and their families; I look forward to another wonderful year.