Shepherd Center Preschool is a Christ centered Preschool and Day Care center. We seek to nurture your child in a loving and Christian environment, and believe that every child deserves to learn and grow at his/her individual rate of understanding and ability. We are an outreach to the community through Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. Your child will learn about God’s love for them from the teachers and staff through bible stories, songs and daily prayers. They will also attend chapel weekly in the church led by our Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Moses D. Barrios.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT To provide a loving, nurturing, Christ centered environment in which each child can excel in all areas of early learning. To allow children to explore and discover and to even make mistakes and learn from them as we provide them with love and guidance. OUR VISION To be an extension of each family and church as we assist our children in developing socially and emotionally, to foster age appropriate physical and intellectual development, and to encourage them in spiritual growth. OUR COMMITMENT •To employ only qualified staff and teachers who display a positive love towards all children. •To emphasize learning through meaningful hands on experiences. •To provide appropriate tools, materials and experiences, to aid in the continual growth and development of each child. •To accept and encourage parent involvement in positive and productive ways. OUR PROGRAM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT •To foster a love of God. •To develop an appreciation for one another. •To foster the development of Christian values through prayer, Bible stories and songs. CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT •We encourage creativity and self expression through a variety of hands on art activities. •We introduce various concepts and varieties of music to enhance the growth of creative expression through music. HEALTH AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT •We encourage the development of fine and gross motor skills using a variety of manipulative and outdoor activities. •We encourage the importance of understanding good nutrition, hygiene and safety as we teach self-help skills. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT •We establish patterns that encourage self worth, self confidence, self discipline and independence. •We encourage interaction with peers to be in a respectful, cooperative manner. •We encourage an understanding of children’s emotions and feelings as we teach them healthy ways of expressing themselves. LANGUAGE, MATH AND SCIENCE •We provide monthly and weekly themes that assist the teachers in developing lesson plans that include, but are not limited to, letters, numbers, colors, shapes and sizes. •We encourage the development of vocabulary, listening, communicating and sharing. •We provide hands on activities that introduce the changes that take place around us, including growth, time and God’s great earth.
ADMISSION Welcome to Shepherd Center Preschool. We are a Christian-based, quality, caring enviroment meeting the developmental needs of children 2 to 6 years old. Below you are able to read more about our preschool. We look forward to serving your needs.
Registration Form: If you are interested in registration into Shepherd Center Preschool, please contact us. For Kindergarten,you are welcome to make an appointment to come in for a tour to meet the Director. This form does not imply acceptance to the particular program desired. All openings will be filled according to availability.
Waiting List: If you are interested in putting your child on our waiting list, you are welcome to call and make an appointment to come in for a tour, or you may mail it into us at 15215 Janine Dr., Whittier, CA 90605 to be added onto the waiting list. Please indicate what date you wish your child to begin.
Please call our school office at 562-693-8969 for any assistance or quetions you many have.
TUITION If you would like a tour or have any additional questions about tuition, we would love to meet you. Please contact us.
CONTACT US Shepherd Center Preschool 15215 Janine Dr Whittier, CA 90605 562-693-8969 562-696-6254 fax firstname.lastname@example.org