Jessica Tymoczko will be out for the 2010-11 school year. Ms. Amanda Weaver will be running the program during this time. Her contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
at 266-3644 ext 81215.
Northeastern Preschool is a year long preschool program for children ages 3-5
in the Northeastern Area. The program is taught by Mrs. Tymoczko and her Child
Development students. Preschool runs from 9:15am - 11:45am on Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursdays. The program has two major goals: to provide high
school students with the opportunity to observe and interact with pre-school
children and to prepare children for kindergarten.
routine is followed that includes a learning time, an active play activity or
game, a small motor activity or craft, playtime, and story time. Children will
be assigned helper jobs and be involved in many other exciting experiences. The
ratio of teachers to children is around 1:1, so every child receives
one-on-one attention from the high school students every day.
program children are learning to work independently, spell their name, follow
rules, work cooperatively with other children, begin making friends, and other
skills that are essential to kindergarten success. The high school students
work in teaching teams, and rotate teaching days, so that all the students have
the opportunity to lead each aspect of the daily routine. There will also be
assessments given and a portfolio kept of each child to help monitor progress
and identify areas for improvement.
is free to all children living in the district. At this time, the preschool schedule has changed from being full year to being one semester in length (beginning February 8 and ending towards the end of May with specific dates to follow). While the preschool program is currently full, parents are free to submit enrollment forms if they would like their child to be put on the waiting list. Daily attendance is expected and parents
should be comfortable with this commitment before registering their child.