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Federation Early Learning Services - Lassin Elc

10800 Jamison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116

(215) 677-7191


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The Lassin Early Learning Center is a nationally (NAEYC) accredited, state licensed program providing early childhood education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and school age children. Lassin ELC has achieved a Four Star rating (the highest attainable level) through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania'€™s Keystone Stars Quality Initiative Program which upholds the highest standards in the state.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

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 The Lassin Early Learning Center follows the Creative Curriculum approach.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

The Lassin ELC communicates with parents through emails, bi-monthly newsletter, parent meetings and the parents association.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year