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Jewish Community Center of Dallas Taglit Preschool

7900 Northaven Road
Dallas, TX 75230

(214) 239-7157


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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"TAGLIT Preschool at the J — A Great Beginning to Life-Long Learning...and Belonging!! “Taglit” means discovery in Hebrew and children who come to our preschool learn through discovery. Our goal is to awaken a passion for learning in a vibrant community setting."

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A Typical Day

"Children attending Taglit Preschool at the J are:

Inspired to embrace the values and traditions of
Jewish life

Ignited with a passion for learning, laying a foundation for academic success

Discovering individual talents to build self-confidence and one’s own potential

Offered convenient access to a full range of programs and services for themselves and their family

Welcomed into a warm and nurturing environment

Taught the basic life skills in a social setting – sharing, caring and getting along

"Taglit Preschool at the J offers young children a developmentally appropriate program that is designed to nurture the inquisitive, outgoing spirit in children. We teach valuable problem-solving skills that lead to self-confidence and success for a lifelong love of learning. Our program is flexible to address the individual needs of every child according to age and ability."

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Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • 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