"The Children's Courtyard:
...Believes that Children are unique and bring diverse cultural experiences to our schools. We provide an active learning environment where children are allowed to make choices, pursue their interests, and share their cultural heritage with others.
...Believes our Families are the child's first teacher. We encourage and invite open communication between our families and staff to partner in the child's care and education.
...Believes our Staff is a crucial resource in each child's development and educational experience. We provide professional development for staff and are committed to ensuring they are treated with the respect desvering of their position.
...Believes our School provides and exemplary educational environment that is both safe and fun. We are committed to the continued enhancement of educational materials, safety systems and our facilities.
...Believes Early Childhood Education sets children up for future academic success. We are committed to providing an enriched, center based learning environment that supports the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of children.
...Believes in Practicing Sound Fiscal Responsibility in order to provide the highest lever of service that our parents, children and staff both expect and deserve. We will utilize our resources wisely to remain a financially strong company that maintains its position as a leader in ealry childhood education while providing a fair return on the investment of our stakeholders."
Excerpted from the preschools website