Preschool in Pittsburgh, PA 15208
6907 Frankstown Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
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Language(s) Spoken : American Sign Language English
Part Time / Full Time : Full Time Part Time
The YWCA Children and Youth Development and Education Center located in Homewood-Brushton provides quality comprehensive early development and education and out-of-school time programming for children six weeks to twelve years of age. Our child-focused individualized education and low staff-student ratios successfully encourage learning school-readiness and extra-learning opportunities in a safe and nurturing environment. We accept these funding sources: Private Pay Parents Child Care Partnerships and CCIS County Assistance Office Children Youth and Families and United Way.
Our commitment is to:+ Provide a safe environment for all children + Encourage social and emotional development + Promote physical growth and development + Stimulate intellectual growth and development + Follow developmentally appropriate practices
In order to facilitate these goals we encourage parent involvement in all aspects of our program. We invite our parents to participate in our development meetings parent council accreditation committees and/or volunteer time and talents to our program.Licensed by: PA Department of Public Welfare Accredited by: National Association for the Education of the Young Child (since 2005) PA Early Learning Keys to Quality Star 4 Rating (since 2005)
Quality AssuranceProgram Quality Assurance The YWCA is committed to high quality care and education. Therefore we strive to maintain stringent compliance with the licensing and accreditation standards of the PA Department of Public Welfare the National Association for the Education of Young Children and PA Keystone Stars Program. Tools For Success The classrooms utilize resources such as the Creative Curriculum Environmental Rating Scales and PA Early Learning Standards to encourage exploration discovery and wonder while promoting learning and growth. They also use informal and formal assessments such as OUNCE and Work Sampling to ensure future developmental success. Staffing Our caring responsive and dedicated staff members are experienced highly-trained professionals. Each is trained in emergency management response as well as Adult Child and Infant CPR and First Aid by the American Red Cross
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