Preschool Director's Message

Nina Burrows, Preschool Director

   

Learning should be fun—especially in preschool! My job as preschool director is to help create a safe, loving school environment for you and your children. Our qualified, caring teachers help to make this easy! They work with students individually, and design learning environments tailored to children’s abilities and interests. Our families are so supportive, and the strong collaboration between home and school distinguishes our program.


Before becoming Preschool Director, back in 2007, I worked as a 4’s teacher, first grade teacher, textbook editor, and PDO Director. I have a Master’s degree in Elementary Reading, but still learn from the children. 


My door is always open to you, whether your child is a current, past, or future student at FUMC. My daughters thrived while they were here at preschool, and I strive to offer the same experience to you and your children.


My Best,

Nina

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Preschool Curriculum

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The Creative Curriculum and Enrichment


The Creative Curriculum​ is our blueprint for planning and implementing a developmentally-appropriate program. Its effectiveness

 in helping children acquire social competence and the 

skills they need to succeed as learners is well-documented. 

We have incredible enrichment programs woven into our curriculum. Depending on the child's age and class, they will attend: music, soccer, science, art, Stretch-n-Grow and Spanish, which are all included with your tuition.

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Development

Cognitive Development

  • Problem-solving
  • Positive approaches to learning

Language Literacy

  • Listening and speaking
  • Emergent reading and writing

Physical Development

  • Gross motor skills
  • Fine motor strength and co-ordination

Spiritual Development

  • Chapel for 3's, 4's and Pre-K
  • Prayers before lunch
  • Invitations to child-friendly church events

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Social and Emotional Development

Our teachers implement Conscious Discipline in the Classroom.


  • Self-regulation
  • Building positive relationships
  • Constructive participation in group situations


Preschool Tuition

Schedule Options and Pricing

Short Day: 9:30 - 12:30

Long Day: 9:30- 2:30


2's and 3's (Short or Long Day)

2 days/week (Tues/Thurs): Short Day = $210, Long Day = $290

3 days/week (MWF): Short Day = $315, Long Day = $440

5 days (Monday-Friday): Short Day = $525, Long Day = $700


4's (Long Day)

2 days/week (Tues/Thurs): = $290

3 days/week (MWF):  $440

5 days (Monday - Friday): = $700


Pre-K/Bridge Class (Long Day)

5 days (Monday - Friday):  = $700


All prices are per month.

We accept checks, cash, credit cards or direct draft.




Extended Care, Registration and Supply Fees

Before care (8:30 - 9:15) - $7 /day

After Care for 2's & 3's (12:30 - 2:30) - $15/day


A $100 non-refundable registration fee is due at enrollment. Supply fee is equal to one month's tuition. Supply fee is also non-refundable and due at enrollment.