My Special Spot is
a child-centered quality all-day nursery school which is proud
Mission: To offer a home away from home, in
cooperation with parents, where children enjoy positive
experiences while building their own self-image, appreciating
others and understanding the world around them.
Cheerful, spacious, sanitary, child-friendly. Safety and security
are a priority - monthly fire drills are conducted.
Separate indoor areas and outdoor fenced playgrounds are provided
for each suite with safe, specialized equipment to enhance play
The center offers an outstanding team of professionals. Each
person is experienced, creative, credentialed, and caring. Our
staff has been well screened and well trained, including CPR,
First Aid, and numerous on and off site workshops.
Parents and teachers exchange daily verbal and written
communication. This shared focus is meaningful for everyone and
helps assure smooth transitions and happy times. Parents are
encouraged to participate in center activities and visit at any
time. There are monthly newsletters, a parent bulletin board and
Children learn from play as well as benefit from many
teacher-planned and guided multi-sensory activities. These include
music, art, cooking, literature, dance, science, computers,
listening center, gym, dramatic play, cultural celebrations,
circle time, sharing time, onsite "field trips" and many more.
Special afternoon enrichment programs such as Dance,
Music with Big Jeff, Music 'n' Fun, Special
(c), The Fun Bus, "Sign
Language Fun," Stretch 'n Grow, Computer Time and Gym 'n' More are
included. As members of The Learning Resource Center and The
Morris Museum School Loan Program, we are able to provide many
extra valuable, hands-on experiences.
Developmentally appropriate practices are observed. Small groups
with excellent ratios allow for each child's individual needs.
Children are given praise and positive reinforcement and helped to
develop a sense of respect for themselves and others.
Eight fun-filled theme weeks in an innovative outdoor setting.
Tents, sprinklers, camp shows and more are added to our program.
Exciting days and special events add up to a memorable summer