Preparing children for Kindergarten success and beyond!

We would like to welcome you and your family to our website. We currently have 14 preschools located at every elementary school in the Westminster School District, including Land School, serving children 4 months to 5-years of age. To meet a variety of family needs we also offer a full day program (6 am to 6 pm) at Land School, and a Spanish and Vietnamese Dual Language Immersion Programs, located and Willmore and DeMille Schools, respectively.

We feel children learn best in a balance of child-initiated and teacher-directed learning. Children are given the freedom to make their own choices, initiate and explore their own thoughts, as well as to express them creatively. In addition, teachers integrate Smart Board Technologies and iPad minis into developmentally-appropriate activities to provide pre-academic learning in reading, writing, and mathematics. Outdoors, children have the chance to grow in coordination, balance and strength. Our overall goal is to provide a seamless transition from preschool to kindergarten and establish each child for school success and beyond.

The purpose of this website is to help acquaint you with our programs and registration procedures. We encourage you to visit our classrooms and participate in our program activities. We have an open door policy and parents are welcome anytime. We are always available to answer your questions and to aid you in finding the answers to your child-related challenges.

Warmly,

Beverlee Mathenia

Executive Director, Early Education & Expanded Learning

Address the individualized learning needs of children. Assist children in enhancing his/her sense of worth and well being. Help children learn good personal health, safety, and nutritional habits.Provide opportunities for children to develop and use basic skills needed for daily living and later responsibility. Give children opportunities to practice responsibility, self-control, and develop confidence and independence. Use children’s interests and strengths in planning learning activities and experiences, including the use of age-appropriate technological resources. Extend children’s awareness of his/her self, family, and community. Provide a seamless instructional and school transition from preschool to kindergarten. Prepare children for school success and beyond. Assist parents in recognizing and reinforcing behaviors which lead to the acquisition of greater social, physical, and cognitive skills. Assist parents in obtaining needed health and social services resource. Empower and educate parents on how to become an integral part in their child’s school and academic success.Hire highly qualified staff, that culturally reflect the families we serve.

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