My little girl is in such a hurry to grow up. The other day, right after we dropped my 3rd grader off at school she told me, “mom, when can I be the one who goes to school, and Troy can be the one who HAS to stay home with you?” That’s when I knew that despite the fact that I teach preschool classes that she attends with me, she is needing an educational program of her own… Away from me.
However, as a mom and a 6 year credentialed preschool teacher, I admit that I tend to be a little picky when it comes to finding a place for my own kids to attend. Most places have catchy name, bright bulletin board and beautiful arts and crafts area, to attract new students, but in my opinion it’s the “little things” that are most telling about the type of learning environment provided. These things, may not seem too important, but are hidden clues to finding the right environment for your child….