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Burbank Temple Emanu El Early Childhood Center

1302 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504

Phone:
(818) 845-6601

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The ECC’s core philosophy is based on the needs and interests of the developing pre-school child. The age appropriate curriculum is designed to promote self-expression, self-awareness, creativity, sharing and cooperation, problem solving, social and cultural awareness. While BTEE incorporates traditional Jewish values and celebrations, it will continue to serve a broad non-denominational community. Children of all families are welcome to participate as they have been for over 40 years.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led, Reggio-Emilia

From the Director:

The ECC’s core philosophy is based on the needs and interests of the developing pre-school child. The age appropriate curriculum is designed to promote self-expression, self-awareness, creativity, sharing and cooperation, problem solving, social and cultural awareness. While BTEE incorporates traditional Jewish values and celebrations, it will continue to serve a broad non-denominational community. Children of all families are welcome to participate as they have been for over 40 years. “Our goal is to provide a strong foundation for future growth, learning, and happiness. I believe in an ‘open door’ policy where the school parents are always welcome.” Dvir said.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Parents in classroom early on