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Nurturing our staff

15 May 2018

Nurturing our staff

Each year as part of our continuous development as a staff and for our program we take part in either attending a conference or visiting a school. This year some of our team traveled to Urbana-Champaign, Illinois for the Prioritizing Play … Continue reading

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Carpenter or Gardener?

16 March 2018

Carpenter or Gardener?

As a part of our continuing growth as a staff, we recently dove into a book study on The Carpenter and The Gardener by Alison Gopnik.  The book explores the different ways parents can raise kids by looking at modern … Continue reading

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Autonomy

12 December 2017

Autonomy

I recently had  a discussion with someone, having had their own experience parenting and now grandparenting a four year old, about children speaking up for themselves.  As a teacher, I described to the grandmother how her granddaughter had spoken up … Continue reading

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NAEYC Accreditation

17 October 2017

NAEYC Accreditation

SYC has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children since 1989.  Every five years, we undergo a renewal process that includes a site visit (which we had recently), classroom portfolios that show evidence of how … Continue reading

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