Features

Here is an overview of the Early Childhood Program's main features:

  • 3 classrooms; 15 students each
  • Blended Model (5-5-5)
    • Typical Development (5)
    • At Risk (5)
      • Developmental Factors (cognitive, language, social-emotional, motor, pre-academic skills)
      • Environmental Factors (examples may include but aren't limited to premature birth or low birth weight, history of special education in the family, English Language Learner or low-income status)
    • Special Ed. (5)
  • Integrated Services for all students from certified staff:
    • Teachers are dually-certified in Early Childhood and Special Education
    • Full-time classroom aide in each room
    • Full-time Social Worker
    • Full-time Speech-Language Pathologist
    • Part-time School Psychologist Related service personnel through NSSED
      • Occupational therapist, physical therapist, and more!
  • Evidence-based curriculum that supports the development of the whole child
    • Creative Curriculum
    • Jolly Phonics
    • Handwriting without Tears
    • Incredible Flexible You
  • Progressive Learning Environment
    • Project-Based Learning
    • S.T.E.M. Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
    • Environmental Education
    • Service Learning
    • Outdoor Classroom