Temple Emanuel’s Early Childhood Center offers a warm, caring, nurturing atmosphere for your child, from toddler ages through kindergarten. At our Early Childhood Center, everyone is treated like family, our Emanuel family. This is the perfect place for your family to grow and explore in the Jewish culture because:

Our Environment…

  • features a low student-to-staff ratio, providing ECC Staff more time to support your child through their learning experience
  • allows children to discover through exploration. Every classroom offers a diverse array of toys and activities, including manipulatives, games, puzzles, sensory activities, and other areas to learn through play
  • develops curiosity and creativity with programs such as art and literature
  • includes a large, open playground with three large slides, swings, and various toys to encourage social interaction and development of motor skills
  • contains an outdoor rubber matted surface for play, an enormous basketball court for trike riding, and manipulatives for other outdoor play
  • is guarded by security guards, surveillance cameras, and locked front gates ensuring an extra level of safety for you and your child

Our Families…

  • can contact the school directly through phone, email, or face-to-face interaction at any point of the day
  • receive a weekly Director’s email as well as a weekly class email detailing the happenings and special events for the upcoming month
  • have access to social media pages for up to date news and activities
  • are offered bi-yearly parent/ECC staff conferences to guarantee your child’s success

Our ECC Staff…

  • have years of experience in Early Childhood Education including undergraduate degrees in Early Childhood Education, master’s degrees in education, and specialties in education, psychology, and early childhood
  • are passionate and energetic about helping your child learn and achieve to their fullest potential
  • engage students to try different activities by using a learn-by-doing style of teaching to give your child insights into their own strengths and weaknesses while inspiring a greater curiosity and motivation for a lifetime of learning
  • develop emotional and problem-solving skills by setting up structured activities in an unstructured environment
  • are patient, adaptable, and realistic about expectations to make every day a welcomed challenge
  • are most importantly, striving to make your child feel safe in their environment to try new experiences and explore budding relationships