"We believe that children learn about their world through active involvement, playing, exploring, and
interacting with others.
We plan activities for and with children based on their developmental ages and individual needs.
We embrace and welcome families into our program, knowing that the connection between school and
home is critical to children's growth and love of learning.
We believe that the goal of discipline is teaching inner control. We guide children to become selfcontrolled
by modeling caring behaviors, consistently enforcing logical rules, and emphasizing peace and
We are part of a campus community that values research, teaching and service. We welcome students
into our program, guiding them as they work to learn about children and families. We participate in
research projects that advance our knowledge about children and families. We work with others in our
community and region to support children and families.
Children are able to grow and develop when they can make their own decisions about learning.
Opportunities provided for children in a play oriented environment foster freedom of expression,
promote uniqueness, build well-being and build a healthy self-concept. The value of play encourages
creativity, language development and social interaction. We guide children to become self-controlled by
modeling caring behaviors, consistently enforcing logical rules, and emphasizing peace and tolerance."
Excerpted from the preschool's website