Language(s) spoken with children by staff: English and Spanish
Social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum or approach: Yes
Culturally specific program: In my program, we welcome all cultures and enjoy learning from one another.
Educational philosophy or approach: Maria’s Daycare & Preschool provides appropriate care by giving children opportunities to learn through activities and play through The Creative Curriculum for Preschool that teaches language, social-emotional, physical and cognitive skills to support their development and learning. We work to develop trust, security, love and acceptance of each other. We believe that everyone is able to learn through play, literacy and music. Instruction is in Spanish, however we support families who speak English as well. We respect one another regardless of differences between people.
Years in operation: 19
Other services provided: Home visiting, family nights, parent volunteer opportunities, referrals to service providers such as WESD
Type of program setting: Family/in-home preschool
Mode of learning: In-person instruction
Bilingual preschool program: No
Extended care (before and/or after the Preschool Promise day) available: Yes
Experience or specialized training: Children with sensory needs, children with a physical disability