Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center

Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center


Welcome to AGUMCC!

We are so glad you are interested in our program. We hope this information will assist you in determining if our school is the "right fit" for you and your child. We offer a toddler and preschool program that values and nurtures a child's individual development while fostering family relationships. Please call our office to schedule a tour. We will be happy to show you what we have to offer.

Children's Center Sunday, April 26th

Sunday April 26, 2015
9:30am to 12:30pm
Come to the church service to hear your child sing at the Children's Moment - "Rain or Pours". After the Children's Moment the children may attend Sunday School or return to the pews to sit with his/her family for the rest of the service. Come Join us for fun before and after church service in Criswell Hall. The children's center will be hosting a Social. There will be ice cream, homemade treats, children's art work and a Silent Art Auction. Flier

Children's Center Welcome Week, June 22-26

June 22-26, 2015
This week is to prepare children for the next session that starts July 6, 2015. See the Flier for details about the week's schedule.

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Hallmarks

NAEYC Accreditation In Process
Environmental Rating Scale: 6.3 (of 7)
Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP)
Low Child/Teacher Ratios: 4:1 Toddler, 6:1 Preschool
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Mission, Foundation, Principles

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Our Goals for Children

  • To increase a healthy self-esteem by providing a nurturing environment for growth and development.
  • To promote the child's self-direction, and encourage them to take responsibility for their actions.
  • To help children achieve a solid foundation for future academic success.
  • To help children develop an ability to express needs to others.
  • Care for others and respect people's space, body, and feelings.
  • To develop a concept of a healthy nutrition.
  • To learn that each child is valued by family, teachers, peers, and God.
  • To provide a safe environment for children.

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Curriculum Themes

Tours:

Program Tours Daily by appointment Monday through Friday 9:30 - 11:30 or 2:30 - 4:30. Please call Maddy Quaglino at 481-2223.

Brochure:

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Philosophy

The Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center is a non-profit organization. We are dedicated to providing a sense of security that nurtures and values each child along with fostering family relationships. It is our goal to offer a developmentally appropriate environment for learning and exploration. While preserving the integrity of our own Christian identity. we respect diverse religions and cultural backgrounds of all people. We hope each family feels welcomed and connected to our preschool.

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