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Wacs Educare And Preschool

1315 W Broadway
Winona, MN 55987

(507) 452-2890


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WACS EduCare and Preschool offers child care and preschool programing for children ages 16 months -6 years in a faith-based environment. Flexible scheduling(part-time or full-time), and 3 or 5 day preschool class options allow families to find just the right fit for their child. We would love to tell you more about our program and invite you to our school for a tour. Please give us a call today and see why you belong in our WACS EduCare and Preschool program.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

From the Director:

Give additional insight on the philosophy of your school's approach to learning here.

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

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Describe how teachers work with children who are "behind," "excelling" or "different" from the majority of students.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

This is a great place to showcase what is unique to your school.

A Typical Day

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Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Please describe the ways in which you communicate with parents about their child, the school's learning goals, their child's progress, and activities parents can be doing outside of school to foster their child's development.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

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

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • 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:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on

Handling Separation: From the Director

Please describe how your school handles children with separation anxiety.