Early Childhood Education

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Preschool enrollment is now OPEN.  Please complete the interest form as the first step.                                                                                                                                         La inscripción preescolar ahora está ABIERTA. Por favor complete el formulario de interés como primer paso.
Our Programs » Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The mission of the Early Childhood Education Program is to facilitate families' access to quality, supportive, and Early Childhood Education preschool programs.
 
Goals
  • To help your child develop self-esteem and respect for others.
  • To encourage each child's participation in learning through the use of varied materials, activities and learning styles.
  • To help each child practice good personal health, safety and nutrition habits.
  • To ensure all children are provided nutritious meals. 
  • To develop in each child the readiness skills for life-long learning.
  • To share program goals and to ensure effective two-way comprehensive communication between staff and parents. The Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meets on a regular basis throughout the school year. 
  • To ensure parents have information for Health and Social Services referrals.
  • To use each child's individual needs, interests and experience in planning activities for further development.
  • To ensure each child's progress is documented using the Desired Results Development  Profile (DRDP).
  • To ensure program quality, each classroom is rated using Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS).
  • To ensure staff is informed and updated on child development regulations, requirements and policies, staff are provided opportunities to attend Professional Growth and Staff Development conferences and meetings.
  • To ensure the community is involved and informed about the program, different activities are planned and articles are written in the community newspaper throughout the school year.
  • To ensure the at the Early Education program is in full compliance with California Department of Education (CDE)  Early Education and Support Division by using the CDE CSPP Program Self-Evaluation as a monitoring tool on an on-going and annual basis.