Margaret George School and Child Care Center
Preschool program offering a stimulating environment where children are encouraged to reach their potential in all areas of development: social, emotional, physical and intellectual. Curriculum and policies ensure that programs are developmentally appropriate for each age group and each individual child. Teachers prepare environments so that children may learn through active exploration and interaction with adults, other children, and materials. Center responds to children's needs, desires, and messages, adapting responses to each child's differing style and abilities. Whenever possible, children are given choices fostering development of self-control and teachers facilitate the development of self-esteem by respecting, accepting, and comforting children regardless of their behavior. Infant program encourages learning through experiences and identification. Toddler program provides children with manipulatives to pique interest and curiosity. Preschool program creates an interactive environment for children to gain decision-making skills necessary for elementary school learning.