Vision, Mission, and Values
Bethel preschool programs have a focus on providing inclusive high quality education for children from all backgrounds. Every student; competent, confident, and compassionate, prepared for a world yet to be imagined.
To provide a continuum of learning environments designed to promote each child’s own individual social, emotional, physical, academic and cognitive development. in a safe learning environment, which fosters a child’s natural desire to explore, discover, create, and become a lifelong learner.
Children develop knowledge of their world through active interactions with staff, peers, materials, and events.
Learning is sequential, building on prior understandings and experiences
Learning proceeds at different rates in each area and each child; children will show a range of skills and understandings in any one area of development.
Learning in each area is interconnected. Young children learn best through experiences, which incorporate several areas of development.
Learning is embedded in a culture. Children learn best when their learning activities are rooted in cultural context.
Learning begins in the family, continues in early learning education settings.
All children have the potential to achieve the learning standards with appropriate supports and instruction, and become ready for Kindergarten.