About Us

Organizational History

The organization began in response to the needs of local working parents and children -- a safe, affordable, enriching environment for children to learn and play while their parents worked -- and that need is ever present.

The Day Nursery’s creative play-based program instills a love of learning and encourages children’s continued social, cognitive and emotional development, ensuring that they become life-long learners and achieve success in future formal education.

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Our Mission

The Day Nursery's core mission: "The Day Nursery provides exceptional early childhood education in an environment that welcomes all children, enhances individual strengths, and fosters the academic, social-emotional and physical development that leads to school readiness."

Our Values

 

We are committed to:

 

  • Positive, Safe Environment - providing an uplifting and positive atmosphere for our children and staff; a fun learning experience in a secure, safe, and loving environment for all children and families. 
  • Engagement - building strong, healthy relationships with each other, our children & their families, along with the community through communication and understanding of the cultures around us. To partner with families, empowering them to actively participate in their child's learning process. 
  • Leadership - serving as a thought leader for advocacy and best practice in early childhood education in the community and beyond. 
  • Invidualized Learning - embracing each child's unique strengths and needs by individualizing every learning experience and ensuring school readiness. 
  • Excellence - achieving the greatest levels of excellence, with integrity, in childcare, in education, and in everything we do so that our children and staff can reach their highest level of excellence. We aim to do this by being highly professional, innovative, creative, effective, and efficient.

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