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Early Childhood Education

Safe & Nurturing Environment

We offer a safe playful environment where all curricular areas are uniquely woven throughout the day to ensure maximum learning potential.

Play-based Learning

Our teachers engage our youngest learners in high-quality play that invites learning and exploring skills that will stay with them as they continue their learning adventures.

Welcome to the Early Childhood Division!

Concordia Preschool is a safe and nurturing environment that enhances the development of the whole-child. Our program provides educational experiences that are appropriate for the age and stage of young children’s development. Through teacher-directed and child-initiated learning experiences, we promote the development of a child’s self-regulation and executive-function skills and enhance language, cognition, and social competences. Concordia’s Early Childhood Division supports the development of knowledge and fosters positive, life-long learning habits. Our school division is filled with adventure, creativity, investigation and friendship. We provide an excellent, research-based learning environment where children learn about themselves, others, and the world around them – all in an atmosphere of love, care, and acceptance.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children states, “Play is an important vehicle for developing self-regulation as well as for promoting language, cognition, and social competence”. At Concordia, you’ll definitely see how we engage children in play that invites learning!

Developmentally Appropriate Focus

The Early Childhood Program invites learning and exploration of skills through high-quality play. Curricular areas typically found in an American-style education are approached with greater focus as students progress through the program.

Handbook

The Early Childhood Handbook for students and parents provides a comprehensive look at the early years program, from daily schedules to communication methods and child protection policies.

Counseling Support

The Early Childhood counseling program is concerned with the emotional, social, physical, and intellectual growth of each student so that he/she may reach his/her full potential.

Elementary School Library

With the aim of cultivating literacy among our young students, we have made our library facilities wholesome and inviting environments that promote a love for books and reading.

Specialists

Specialist work in concert with homeroom teachers at each grade level to deliver our Mandarin, Music & Movement, and Art classes.

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Health & Safety

The safety of our students is of utmost importance; therefore, we take very seriously the security of each individual's physical and emotional health.

Family Partnerships

Parents and family members play a contributing role in each child’s learning and growth. Reciprocal learning exists when teachers and families communicate regularly and keep student success in mind.

Early Chilhood Events

Early Childhood News

Early Childhood Blog

Concordia Composting Initiative: A Little More Nature in the Urban Jungle

Concordia teachers have a mission to “educate students holistically in a nurturing environment.” As we work together to unpack the terms “holistic” and “nurturing,” we have to consider the importance of creating meaningful learning opportunities that are fueled by student inquiry, especially those that take place outside the walls of the classroom.

Read More about Concordia Composting Initiative: A Little More Nature in the Urban Jungle