Child Development Lab

Enrollment is currently underway for the Child Development Lab, Community Education, Montessori and Spanish preschool programs  at our online registration site, http://www.rpssignmeup.com.   A deposit is required when registering.

 

For enrollment information about the Preschool Enrichment (Full Day) program, please contact the Preschool and Child Care Services office at 616.863.6560.

 

Children have many opportunities to learn independence, make decisions, develop creativity and practice social and kindergarten readiness skills in an environment of caring, qualified instructors and students.  Curiosity and a love of learning are developed through experiences with nature, art and family focused activities.

This program is located at Rockford High School and utilizes high school students enrolled in child development and life skills classes in this program.  Classes meet 2 ½ hours each M/W/F or T/TH, morning or afternoon.   All of our staff are trained in CPR and first aid.  Visit us on Facebook.

 

2018-19 Important Dates:

Aug. 1 – Required State of Michigan enrollment paperwork and 1st. tuition payment due

Sept. 5 – Required Parent Only Orientation  10:30-11:30am Mon./Wed./Fri. 3 yr. old am class

12:30-1:30pm Mon./Wed./Fri. 4 yr. old pm class

Orientation held in the CDL classroom

 

Sept. 6 – Required Parent Only Orientation   10:30-11:30am Tues./Thurs. 3yr. old am class

12:30-1:30pm Tues./Thurs. 4 yr. old pm class

Orientation held in the CDL classroom

 

Sept. 10 – Required Parent/Child Mini Session   9:00-10:00am Mon./Wed./Fri. 3 yr. old am class

12:30-1:30pm Mon./Wed./Fri. 4 yr. old pm class

Mini Sessions held in the CDL classroom

 

Sept. 11 – Required Parent/Child Mini Session   9:00-10:00am Tues./Thurs. 3 yr. old am class

12:30-1:30pm Tues./Thurs. 4 yr. old pm class

Mini Sessions held in the CDL classroom

 

Sept. 12 – Regular sessions begin for Mon./Wed./Fri. classes

Sept. 13 – Regular sessions begin for Tues./Thurs. classes

Community Education Preschool

 

Enrollment is currently underway for the Community Education, Child Development Lab, Montessori and Spanish preschool programs  at our online registration site, http://www.rpssignmeup.com.   A deposit is required when registering.

 

For enrollment information about the Preschool Enrichment (Full Day) program, please contact the Preschool and Child Care Services office at 616.863.6560.

 

Our Community Education preschool has earned a 4-Star rating through Great Start to Quality, a governing organization that has established high program standards of quality for early childhood programs in Michigan.   This program helps children develop the ability to work and play together in an enjoyable group setting that utilizes a developmentally appropriate kindergarten readiness curriculum.   Students are exposed to and practice social and cognitive skills with a focus on environmental topics.

This program is for children three and four years old.  All of our staff are trained in early childhood, CPR and first aid.  Visit us on Facebook.

 

2018-19 Important Dates (updated 5.14.18):                                                                        

Wed. Aug. 1 – Required State of Michigan enrollment paperwork and 1st. tuition payment due

Thurs. Aug. 30 – Parent Only Information/Curriculum Night

3 Year Olds 6:30-7:15 p.m.

4 Year Olds 7:30-8:15 p.m.

 

Wed., Sept. 5 – Parent & Child Open House

Mon./Wed. Morning Class – 4 Year Olds 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Mon./Wed. Afternoon Class – 4 Year Olds 12:15-1:15 p.m.

 

Thurs., Sept. 6 – Parent & Child Open House 

Tues./Thurs. 8-15-10:15 am Class  –  3 Year Olds 8:15-9:15 a.m.

Tues./Thurs. 10:30-12:30 pm Class  –   3 Year Olds 10:30-11:30 a.m.

 

Classes Begin                        

Mon., Sept. 10 – Monday/Wednesday Classes                                     

Tues., Sept. 11 – Tuesday/Thursday Classes

Montessori

 

Enrollment is currently underway for the Montessori, Child Development Lab, Community Education and Spanish preschool programs  at our online registration site, http://www.rpssignmeup.com.   A deposit is required when registering.

 

For enrollment information about the Preschool Enrichment (Full Day) program, please contact the Preschool and Child Care Services office at 616.863.6560.

 

The Montessori program has earned a 4-Star rating through Great Start to Quality, a governing organization that has established high program standards of quality for early childhood programs in Michigan.

This program introduces children to practical living skills, sensory education, language, math, science, cultural activities, art, music and movement.  Hands-on activities are designed to help children develop a sense of order, concentration, coordination and independence in this child-centered environment.  A mix of ages is a key premise of the philosophy.  All of our staff are trained in CPR and first aid.  Visit us on Facebook.

2018-19 Important Dates (updated 6.4.18):

Aug. 1                Required State of Michigan enrollment paperwork and 1st. tuition payment due

August 29          New Parent Information Meeting 6:00 pm (parents only)

August 30          Orientation/Open House 9:00 am-12:00 noon (parents & students)

August 31-September 3        NO SCHOOL / Labor Day

September 4      First day of school (regular hours) A.M. 8:20-11:20
September 26    Parent Meeting/Curriculum Night 6:00-7:00 pm

Spanish Preschool

 

Enrollment is currently underway for the Spanish Preschool, Child Development Lab, Community Education and Montessori preschool programs at our online registration site, http://www.rpssignmeup.com.   A deposit is required when registering.

 

For enrollment information about the Preschool Enrichment (Full Day) program, please contact the Preschool and Child Care Services office at 616.863.6560.

 

This blended program for three and four year olds introduces the Spanish language through hands-on learning, preschool games, songs, read alouds and movement activities.  Each month focuses on a different theme such as colors, numbers, animals, etc.  Children must be 3 and/or 4 by September 1 of the current school year.  All of our staff are trained in CPR and first aid.  Visit us on Facebook.

 

2018-19 Important Dates (updated 6.27.18)

Aug. 1 – Required State of Michigan enrollment paperwork and 1st. tuition payment due

August 23 – 6:30 pm: Orientation/Curriculum Night (Parents only) – Meeting held in the classroom

August 29 – Orientation/Open House – All Parents and preschoolers – 9:00-11:00 a.m., parents & children (Stay as long as you’d like; held in the classroom)

September 5 – First regular class day