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Our Pre-K classroom serves ages 4 and 5, with a staff to child ratio of 1:10. We provide the children with the Highscope curriculum and weekly themes and a letter per week from September to May. Our focus in this classroom is provide the children with activities to help them transition to Kindergarten. Our teachers are in partnership with local districts’ transition meetings to successfully provide children with kindergarten readiness skills. We provide a smaller group setting to help meet individual needs as well as providing group activities. We focus on social development and language and literacy as well as motor development by providing indoor and outdoor experiences. Children go on several field trips throughout the year with and without our Preschool classroom. They have explored the St. Vincent Planetarium, Apple Hill Playhouse, Pittsburgh Zoo, pumpkin patch, Carnegie Science Center, Natural History Museum, etc. We provide at the end of the year a Pre-Kindergarten Graduation ceremony, and many children remain in our care until that first day of Kindergarten.
No mother ever wants to leave her kids everyday but since I have to, I am so glad that I have Today’s Learning Childcare. It is a place that my daughter absolutely loves to go to every day. The staff is amazing — they are able to be educational while still being supportive and caring. My daughter runs to give several of them hugs in the mornings when she gets there and hugs in the afternoon when we are leaving. The director is organized and approachable and sets the positive tone that the entire place has. The center itself is always clean and well maintained. The best thing is that I am able to concentrate on my work during the day because I know that my daughter is being cared for so well and I know she is happy and having fun. I would recommend Today’s Learning Childcare to anyone!~ Amy Yeargers (Parent of our Preschool Room)