Presbyterian Daycares Near Me

Presbyterian Daycares Near Me

National Presbyterian Child Care Center
Mission Opened in 2007, National Presbyterian Child Care Center is a traditional child care center dedicated to providing early childhood education in a nurturing and stimulating environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to facilitate the social, cognitive and physical development of young children. Overview National Presbyterian Child Care Center is located at the corner of Nebraska Avenue and Van Ness Street. The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. NPCCC is open year round with the exception of most Federal holidays, some National Presbyterian School holidays and staff development days. Approximately fifteen children aged six weeks to three years attend NPCCC. Applicants must be at least six weeks of age to enroll in the program. Available spaces will be allocated first to children of the faculty and staff of National Presbyterian School and National Presbyterian Church followed by other members of the NPS and NPC communities. Remaining spaces will be allocated to the general public based on receipt of application and age of the child.
Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Children's Center
Silver Spring Presbyterian Church Children''s Center(SSPC CC) exists for the purpose of providing high quality early care and education services to the Silver Spring area of Montgomery County, Maryland At SSPC CC, we’re committed to your child's development. To support this we: prepare your children to be fully ready to learn upon entrance to school, enable growth emotionally and intellectually, respect individual uniqueness and foster positive social connections, and work in partnership with each family recognizing them as their child's first teacher and primary nurturer. SSPC CC was established in 1975 as a service to familes in the community who desired quality child care in a warm and caring envioronemnt. The Center is sponsored by the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church. We offer child care for infants, toddlers and two's as well as our Nursery School Program for preschoolers ages 3-5. The center is open year round and offers a spacious Outdoor Play Area, Caring and Dedicated Staff and a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum in a warm and caring environment. Our Teaching Staff Our Lead Teachers have a variety of experience and backgrounds. Their credentials range from Child Development Associate (CDA) to Undergradate degrees in early childhood and/or realted fields. All are Maryland Credentialed. Teacher Assistants and Substitutes are an integral part of the teaching teams. Many have completed training in the early childhood/child care field. A number are college students pursuing degrees in the early child care and education industry. Some assistants and substitutes also meet Child Care Teacher qualifications and may work in dual positions in our program. SSPC CC also regularly hosts student interns from the local high schools, colleges and universities. Overall Management The Center is governed by a Board of Directors called the Preschool Weekday Education Committee (PWEC), which is responsible to the sponsoring organization, the Silver Spring Presbyterian Church. The PWEC is comprised of parents, community volunteers, SSPC members, the Center Director and staff representatives. The Board is responsible for the overall operations and quality assurance of the Center’s programs. Continuous program evaluation, sustainability and policy issues that affect the Center are primary concerns of this body. Licensing/Regulatory Agencies SSPC CC is a Maryland State Department of Education - Office of Child Care (MSDE/OCC) licensed and accredited early childhood program. We also hold a MCDHHS Private Educational Institute license.

About Presbyterian Daycares Near Me

Presbyterian daycares and preschools can be a great fit for children of all backgrounds, although it goes without saying that they are especially well suited to members of the Presbyterian Church. The Presbyterian Church is a mainline protestant Christian denomination and is known for a relatively tolerant stance on doctrine. Most Presbyterian preschools thus embrace an inclusive attitude regarding the beliefs and backgrounds of parents and their children.

Some Presbyterian preschools offer an explicitly non-doctrinal environment and all of them stress standard early childhood education goals such as socialization and developmentally appropriate skill building. This can make Presbyterian child care and preschool programs a good choice for non-religious parents as well, if a specific facility meets their other requirements.

Presbyterian child care centers and preschools are often, though not always, less expensive than non-religious child care programs. Some even offer sliding scale tuition programs to help families afford what can be one of the most expensive aspects of raising a child. Whether doctrinal or not, Presbyterian daycare centers and Presbyterian home daycares will always emphasize strong moral values consistent with a Christian upbringing, while also offering educational activities comparable to secular early education programs.

Many children thrive in consistent environments, and parents agreeing with the moral tenets of Presbyterianism can be assured that their children will receive consistent reinforcement of those values. Even non-religious families might enjoy the sense of community that is often present in Presbyterian child care programs. Parents looking for Bible teachings to be a part of their child's education should confirm with their child care center whether this is a part of its curriculum, as the frequency of explicit religious instruction can vary between child care and preschool programs.

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