There are two adjoining mixed-age toddler classrooms
and one infant room, each taught by a team of teachers. The regular staff includes a supervising
teacher and two assistant teachers. Student workers, rotating assistants and studio teachers support
the teaching teams. To the greatest extent possible, children remain with a familiar teacher for the years they are in the infant/toddler program.
The teachers strive to create
and sustain a caring and respectful community that supports the growth and development
of each child. The children and teachers come together in small and large groups in the common
spaces and plan opportunities for interaction with other classrooms.
has access to the playground and children play outside every day except in severe
weather. The daily routine includes lunch, which children bring from home, a nap/rest time
and a nutritious snack mid-morning and late afternoon. Parents are welcomed and encouraged
to participate in the program.
A visual arts studio, the mini-studio and a music studio are available to the children in the infant/toddler program.