North Early Learning Center

          
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North Early Learning Center offers a broad range of services to meet the individual needs of the whole child and family. Our primary curriculum resource is the research-based, comprehensive Scholastic Early Childhood Program. Scholastic combines teacher-directed instruction with child-centered exploration. Supplemental resources include two additional research-based computer programs, Earobics and Waterford Literacy Programs.

North ELC provides an environment of acceptance that supports and respects gender, culture, language, ethnicity and family composition. Classroom activities are designed to foster children's cognitive and language development by enhancing emerging literacy and numeracy skills as well as to promote the development of positive mental health, health/safety and nutrition habits. Our Individualization and Assessment Plans recognize the individual rates of learning and plans for the inclusion of children with disabilities. The progress of each child's skill development is tracked through ongoing-monitoring. Two home visits and two parent conferences are held during the school year to inform parents of their child's progress in school. Parent involvement is encouraged through field trips, classroom volunteering, campus activities, committee membership, weekly class newsletters and I CARE curriculum. North Early Learning Center enables children to gain the social competence, skills and confidence necessary for success in school and life.


Children Learn What they Live

If a child lives with criticism,
He learns to condemn.
If a child lives with hostility,
He learns to fight.
If a child lives with ridicule,
He learns to be shy.
If a child lives with shame,
He learns to feel guilty.
If a child lives with tolerance,
He learns to be patience.
If a child lives with encouragement,
He learns confidence.
If a child lives with praise,
He learns to appreciate.
It a child lives with fairness,
He learns justice.
If a child lives with security,
He learns to have faith.
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship,
He learns to find love in the world.