childThe primary goal of the People, Incorporated Preschool is to support families in promoting their child’s optimal development. The Preschool is a strength-based childcare program with goals that are family centered, focusing on facilitating social interaction, exploration and autonomy.

Curriculum

The People, Incorporated Preschool is a unique childcare experience blending children’s interests with developmentally appropriate curriculum and experiences. The Preschool is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) a stringent model of quality care and educational practices. Curriculum is based on NAEYC and Massachusetts Department of Early Education & Care regulations, policies and best practice standards. Children receive timely, comprehensive services, resources and supports to assist them in maximizing their development, while respecting the diversity of families and communities. Children served by the Preschool are ages 2.9 to 6 years. Children of all abilities are welcome.

Family Involvement

Parents are always welcomed and encouraged to visit the center. Families may also schedule conferences with the director, the child’s teacher, school nurse or family advocate to discuss the program, ask questions or discuss their individual child. The People, Incorporated Preschool believe that an ongoing parent and professional dialogue is needed to develop, implement, monitor and modify developmental activities.

Screenings and Support

Children enrolled at the People, Incorporated Preschool have the opportunity to participate in a developmental screening. This information helps teachers plan individual goals for children. Families are encouraged to schedule meetings with teachers and/or the director to discuss their child’s progress, as well as set future goals.

Highlights

  • Care is provided from 6:30 am to 5:15 pm year round
  • Daily notes from classroom teacher
  • Two meals and two snacks are provided each day
  • Schedule of weekly events, activities and meals
  • Support services are available for families
  • Accredited by the NAEYC

For more information on enrollment contact Michele Varanese-Lima

People, Incorporated Preschool
450 Locust Street Fall River, MA
Phone: (508) 679-8531
Fax: (508) 676-7149