RIGOROUS EDUCATION FOR DEEP THINKERS AND CREATIVE SPIRITS. PRESCHOOL-8TH GRADE. EST. 1981
Welcome to the new preschool program of the Center School! For years, we have been preparing for this moment, where we take the Center School’s core values of progressive, socially conscious education and extend them to children in those deliciously absorbent, formative years. We know there are many choices of preschools in the area and we are honored that you are considering the Center School.
Our dream preschool is one that takes both children and play seriously. We see play as the basis for social and intellectual development. To that end:
The program consists of two classrooms, with two full time teachers in each class, and a part time after care teacher. One classroom serves toddlers through four year olds and the other serves children aged three and a half to five years old.
Each class is comprised of Center School staff children, siblings of currently enrolled students, and children of the wider Pioneer Valley community.
Our Preschool model is inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, which prioritizes the following key elements:
We offer rolling admission for our preschool program. Please call Amanda in the school office at 413-773-1700 ext. 1 for more information.