Language(s) spoken with children by staff: English and Russian
Social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum or approach: Yes
Culturally specific program: Our Center was organized to serve families of the Slavic Community in Marion County. The program was developed based on Slavic traditions, culture and using Russian folk tales. We choose Russian as a main language in communication with children and families. During the day, our staff speak Russian with children as well.
Years in operation: 7
Other services provided: Parenting education, parent volunteer opportunities, family nights, referrals to service providers such as WESD, home visiting
Mode of learning: In-person instruction
Bilingual preschool program: No
Extended care (before and/or after the Preschool Promise day) available: No.
Experience or specialized training: Dual language learners, children who have experienced trauma/ACEs, children with a physical disability