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Welcome to the Early Childhood Program

Principal's Message

Welcome to the Early Childhood Preschool Program! The preschool team has created a successful active learning environment where all students are given the opportunity to blossom into innovative learners prepared to thrive in the Twenty‐First Century. As principal of the Early Childhood Program, I anticipate an educational journey that will instill a love for learning in each and every student.

The West New York Early Childhood Program provides a high quality preschool program located at Early Childhood School, School Four Annex, Public School 1, Public School 2, Robert Menendez Elementary School 3, Albio Sires Public School 4, Public School 5, as well as twelve childcare providers. Catapult Learning and childcare providers also offer information about the requirements for the students to participate in before and after care services.

It is a priority for our highly motivated staff members to provide a safe, active learning environment where all students are given developmentally appropriate opportunities to communicate, make inquiries, and explore learning materials in order to stimulate higher order thinking and reasoning skills. The curriculum, “Tools of the Mind”, is a researched‐based educational curriculum designed to provide rich, academic experiences that foster the foundation for cognitive, emotional and physical development needed for learning success. We look forward to enhancing our assessment of each individual learner with the implementation of Teaching Strategies Gold. Our classrooms have low teacher to student ratio in order to meet the individualized instruction needed for each student.

We also look forward to working with families and the community to encourage a strong home/school connection to ensure that our students reach their highest potential. Monthly parent workshops will be provided throughout the school year. Hope to see you there!

We are committed to provide a high quality educational program that will empower our young learners to become successful, innovative thinkers. I am honored to serve as the principal and look forward to the opportunity in assisting all students and their families. If I could be of assistance, please feel free to contact my office or the Preschool Team.

Thank you for your support.

Cara Zebrowski, Principal