Vale UMC Preschool registration for the 2020-2021 school year will open January 2020 for church members and returning families. Registration for new families will open February 2020.
Vale offers a mixed-age play based preschool program for 3-5 year olds. We have a small teacher to student ratio of 1:5. Students enjoy chapel, music, and movement lessons twice each month in addition to the regular curriculum.
For more information about our church’s preschool program, contact Susan Ricci at Preschool@ValeChurch.org
ABOUT OUR PRESCHOOL
Our experienced teachers offer a nurturing, developmentally based learning program that encourages children to explore and expand their world—within the comfort zone of a small classroom. We believe in “learning through play” and strive to provide a loving, Christian setting that fosters intellectual, physical, emotional, social and spiritual development.
Other unique features of our preschool include:
- Music classes twice a month
- Movement classes twice a month
- Chapel twice a month, led by the church Director of Christian Education
- Daily outside play (weather permitting) on our large playground
- Student/Teacher ratios – approximately 5:1
Vale Preschool accepts children who will be turning 3, 4, or 5 by September 30th. All ages have the choice of 3 days (T,W,Th) or 4 days (T-F). Hours are 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. An optional lunch hour (Lunch Bunch) is held on Thursdays 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
We encourage any families who are interested in applying to visit us during school hours. To arrange a visit, please contact Preschool Director Susan Ricci at Preschool@Valechurch.org.