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AUKE Bay Cooperative Pre-School

11020 Auke Lake Way
Juneau, AK 99801

(907) 789-2302


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The simplest way to state our philosophy is, "Children learn through play." A developmentally appropriate program encourages each child's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth in a way that feel likes play. Skillful early childhood teachers carefully arrange the preschool environment and plan the preschool curriculum to provide children with playful experiences that build on their skills and help them learn and practice new skills."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"8:30 a.m. Teachers and Work Parents Arrive
9:00-9:15 Children Arrive
9:15-9:30 Group Gathering
9:30-10:30 Free Choice (10:25 five minute notice)
10:30-10:45 Clean-up /Hand washing/Snack setup Time
10:45-11:00 Snack
11:05-11:20 Circle Time
11:20-11:30 Prepare for Outdoor Play
11:30-12:00 Outdoor Play
12:00 Dismissal/Parent Pick-up
12:00-12:30 Work Parent Clean-up/Teacher Debriefing Time
12:30-1:00 Teacher's Planning Time"
Excerpted from the preschool's website