Preschool Program – BECC has two preschool offerings. Each preschool class has an enrollment of 18 children and 3 qualified teachers. All children who enter preschool should be 3 by the start of our school year in September.
2 Day Preschool
This class typically has younger three year olds. The 2-day Preschool meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:45-11:30.
3 Day Preschool
This class is a mix of older three year olds and younger four year olds. The 3-day Preschool meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:45-11:30.
Goals for the Preschool curriculum include:
Socio-Emotional development: Experiencing a sense of self-esteem, exhibiting a positive attitude toward life and demonstrating cooperative, pro-social behavior.
Cognitive development: Acquire learning and problem-solving skills, expanding logical thinking skills, acquire concepts and information leading to a fuller understanding of the immediate world, demonstrate skills in make-believe play, expand verbal communication skills, develop beginning reading skills, acquire beginning writing skills.
Physical development: gross motor skills, enhance and refine fine motor skills, us all senses in learning.