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For almost 20 years Providence Child Care & Preschool has maintained our commitment to be a locally owned early education and care center serving the community by caring for children from infancy to school-age. Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, child-centered environment in which highly skilled teachers and caregivers facilitate the development of the whole child to create a strong foundation and enthusiasm for learning for each child in our care. We provide a strong bridge from the early learning classroom to the home supporting the evidence that family involvement promotes success for every child of every age.
Our approach embraces five dimensions of learning and development.
- Physical Well-Being and Motor Development-Emphasizing the importance of optimal motor development in children.
- Social and Emotional Development-Interactions that enable children to participate in classroom activities that are positive for themselves, their classmates, and their teachers, as well as emotional support and secure relationships.
- Approaches Toward Learning-We understand the various ways that children become engaged in learning and know that curiosity, creativity, independence, cooperativeness, and persistence are some of the approaches that enhance early learning and development.
- Language Development Language—Providing experience with language, in both written and oral form, helps children represent their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
- Cognition and General Knowledge—Children have opportunities with a variety of play-oriented, exploratory activities and from these experiences, children construct knowledge of patterns and relations, cause and effect, and methods of solving problems in everyday life.
All of our decisions regarding curriculum and programming are rooted in our mission and philosophical beliefs that can be summarized and includes:
- understanding children’s play and the teacher’s role in guiding and facilitating cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development through developmentally appropriate practices that encourage play.
- encouraging children to interact with others—adults and children—to develop interpersonal and decision-making skills so each child will learn, work, and play cooperatively.
- building relationships with children, families, and community through dialogue, understanding, and interactive experiences.