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Warbasse Nursery School

2785 W 5th St
Brooklyn, NY 11224-4600

(718) 266-5585


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

" * We look upon children as individuals with unique talents and potential. By nurturing these talents and providing opportunity for meaningful daily accomplishments, we help children develop a strong sense of self-worth to become confident and self-sufficient.
* There is a stated belief that every child can be educated
* There is emphasis on maximum integration in normalized environments
* There is respect for the privacy and dignity of child and family
* The program is accountable for student growth and committed to child and family development
* The philosophy is reflected in program practices
* There is programmatic consideration for the cultural diversity of children and families
* Adaptation and services do not stigmatize the child (equipment, dress, etc.)
* There is an open-door policy (re: parent visitations and other relevant persons)
* Program and classroom situations facilitate sibling

arent/extended family involvement
* There is a belief that each child can develop a communication system directed toward community integration
* Positive approaches to address behavior problems are utilized
* There is support for professional sharing of resources with other programs/services and families
* The philosophy supports staff development on an ongoing basis
* All materials, services and content, etc., are child based and developmentally appropriate"
Excerpted from the preschool's website