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St Vincent's Santa Barbara

4200 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

(805) 683-6381


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Infant and Toddler Programs are based on the RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) philosophy. This approach that stresses respect for the individual and developmentally appropriate care. At the core of this philosophy is the emphasis on primary care giving.

The Preschool Program fosters self-confidence, self-worth, self-discovery, and self-discipline.
The children engage in creative activities that stimulate social, intellectual and emotional growth.
Staff members are chosen for their professional qualifications. They reflect the values of kindness, caring, compassion, love of others, and respect for the uniqueness of each person. They are committed to personal and professional
Excerpted from the preschool's website