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Temple Beth Hillel Early Childhood Center

12326 Riverside Drive
Valley Village, CA 91607

(818) 761-6983

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

We have a developmental approach to learning and work in the areas of cognitive, social/emotional and motor skills development.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

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


Separation is Handled through:

  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

We offer a transitional program before a child enters our preschool.