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Presentation Childhood Learning Center

1725 Kennard St
Saint Paul, MN 55109

(651) 770-3093


A leader in the best-practices of early childhood education. Serving the St. Paul metro area since 1983.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

From the Director:

We don't just know what to teach. We know how to teach it and why it needs to be taught. Our goal is to partner with our families to provide the most personalized experience for your young child. Preschool years are exceptional and can set the stage for successful learning for years to come. We are inspired by The Creative Curriculum approach and utilize many aspects of this exceptional curriculum. To learn more about The Creative Curriculum request a complimentary guide called A Parent's Guide to Preschool.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught Our regular specialist include: WWJD and Nature Club.

From the Director:

The curriculum at PCLC is based on meeting the needs of each area of early childhood development. The main areas of early childhood development that are taught at Presentation Childhood Learning Center are: social/emotional, physical, cognitive, language and spiritual

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Education coupled with experience make the staff members at Presentation Childhood Learning Center more qualified. Our center has established a long tradition of providing positions that staff members enjoy for years.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Teacher communicate with parents regularly via their preferred mode of communication (email, telephone or written information). Parents and teacher work together to set goals for each individual child.


Separation is Handled through:

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

Handling Separation: From the Director

Many children experience separation anxiety when they begin school. It is common for this type of anxiety to last for several weeks. We have a list of tips to help you and your child through this period.