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Freeburg Early Childhood Program

1913 Heath Street
Waterloo, IA 50703

(319) 287-9415


Philosophy & Approach

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General School Mission

"The Freeburg School shall provide a constructivist, research-based program for the educational, social, and emotional needs of children ages three years through first grade and their families. It shall also provide leadership in early education in the areas of curriculum development, research, and dissemination of high quality early
The Freeburg School will provide year-round, high-quality education and care to children ages three through first grade, including children with disabilities. It will offer a demonstration of constructivist and developmentally appropriate education that fosters children's physical, intellectual, social, emotional, ethical, and aesthetic development, and include a multicultural, anti-bias, inclusive experience characterized by mutual respect and a feeling of community. The Freeburg School is dedicated to forming partnerships with families in order to help children realize their potentials. It serves preservice and practicing teachers by making classroom observation and practicum experiences available and by providing workshops and professional development opportunities. It is also a site for research benefiting the field of early education and child development."
Excerpted from the preschool's website