This year Mrs. Heather Castillo and Mrs. Jordan Utt will be handling our 1/2 programs. This is a blended 3yr olds and 4yr olds classroom with General Education/ English as a Second language students and PPCD students. This classroom has two teacher para-professionals that assist both teachers. Ms. Wysinger, teaching para-professional, will be returning to support Mrs. Utt with the PPCD students. Mrs. Bhagat is our newest teaching para-professional to pre-kindergarten and she will be supporting Mrs. Castillo. Our Half-Day Program is: 3 hours long, students will eat one meal as a group together-either breakfast for the AM section or lunch for the PM section, it is a mix of whole group and small group instruction, outdoor learning/physical activity and learning centers.
This year Mrs. Rosalind Freedenberg will be handling our whole day program. This will be a mixed aged classroom of 3yr olds and 4 yr olds who qualify for the pre-k program or tuition based students. Mrs. Pafilis, teaching para-professional, will be returning to support Mrs. Freedenberg in the whole day program. This program starts in the morning 7:45 am and dismisses in the afternoon at 3pm. Students will eat two meals together-breakfast and lunch. This group of students will be taking a nap during the day as required by law for our mixed age whole day classes. Students in this classroom should be fully toilet trained. The day is a mix of whole group and small group instruction, outdoor learning/physical activity, learning centers and specials classes (music, art, science).