At the Weinstein JCC, we believe that early childhood experiences lay the foundation for a lifetime. So we spend every day promoting the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of each child.
Inspiration from the Reggio Emilia Approach goes into the very heart of our programs, we create experiences that shape not only children’s knowledge and skill, but also their attitudes about learning and intellectual curiosity. It’s a journey teachers and children take together, as teachers connect with their children’s interests and follow their lead.
Our preschool program also provides a unique curriculum for the teaching of ethics to young children. An Ethical Start™ is based on the text of Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers), a classic Jewish text on ethics. With its focus on responsibility, dignity, kindness, community, tradition and respect, relevant teaching opportunities present themselves readily.
The Dora L. Lewis Family & Child Development Center offers fully licensed preschool programs serving children ages two through five. The preschool has been accredited by NAEYC since 1987.