Early Childhood Education
Preparing children for school with expert care and guidance
Quality early childhood education prepares children to thrive intellectually, socially and emotionally, not only in kindergarten and elementary school but also in the years beyond. Its impact is lasting, and its positive effects are undeniable.
Early Childhood Education Services:
Our program is designed with an emphasis on ensuring your baby receives thoughtful, nurturing attention and engagement.
Young toddlers require a unique level of activity and engagement, provided by qualified professionals with specialized backgrounds in early childhood education.
A quality pre-kindergarten program not only sets the stage for kindergarten, but also prepares children for a successful future by instilling foundational knowledge, teaching social skills and encouraging curiosity.
The Nebraska Children’s Home Society Early Childhood Education Centers provide care for young children from birth to five years of age in a safe, nurturing and learning environment. The Centers are equipped to assist children through developmentally appropriate practices in preparation for school.
Our experienced, passionate teachers work with each child by providing hands-on exploration and experimentation through developmentally appropriate materials. Lead teachers have been with our agency more than five years, and all teachers are highly qualified to provide early childhood education.
- Nebraska Children’s Home Society Early Childhood Education Centers utilize the research-based Creative Curriculum® and Gold®, the Teaching Strategies® observation-based assessment system. These tools ensure our teachers facilitate a high-quality learning environment with an understanding of developmentally appropriate practices.
- Nutritious USDA-approved meals and snacks are provided, including special dietary requirements for breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack.
- Families are encouraged to attend field trips and participate in classroom activities. Special activities are scheduled throughout the year for families to participate with their child, a well as individual meetings on their child’s progress. In addition, families are provided with appropriate resources and referrals as needed.
Two Omaha locations
Early Childhood Education Center at Durham and Fontenelle target children of working families and students within the local community. Durham serves children 18 months to those entering kindergarten. Fontenelle serves children 6 weeks to those entering kindergarten.
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