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Baer Family Early Childhood Learning Center

A David Posnack JCC Preschool


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The Baer Family Early Childhood Learning Center, a David Posnack JCC Preschool, has amenities that are unsurpassed by other preschools. Our educational and recreational facilities include: classrooms equipped with developmentally appropriate materials, the state-of-the-art, age appropriate outdoor playgrounds, technology activities and a kids’ kitchen. Licensed, certified, professional faculty use the JCCA Sheva framework of Jewish values as a guiding principle for curriculum development. Our security systems and procedures put parents’ minds at ease.

Testimonials

My name is Brittany Reese. As children, my brother, sister and I all loved going to preschool at the David Posnack JCC, so I was very excited that I was able to enroll my son Jace in the preschool program. Jace was nervous before his first few days of school, but the JCC staff made him feel comfortable every day. He is now in the 2-year-old program and is excited about going to school every morning - even on the weekends! The staff is remarkable, and I am so happy to have chosen the JCC for my son. I love the J!


Contact Beth Hickman for questions or more information: 954-351-5544 or bhickman@dpjcc.org 
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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2020-2021 REGISTRATION FORM

School fills up quickly! It's never to early to reserve your child's place in our award-winning preschool.

Preschool Brochure

EDUCATION: Sensory and skill-based, child-centered learning experiences • STEM and technology activities • Kids’ Kitchen • Butterfly & succulent gardens • Occupational and speech/language pathologists are available

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Gross motor skills development • Music • JCATCH Kid Fitness Program • Karate, gymnastics, creative movement and yoga • Two developmentally appropriate playgrounds

JEWISH EDUCATION: Sheva – JCCA’s early childhood learning framework rooted in Jewish tradition and culture • Weekly Shabbat • Holiday celebrations • Judaica activities


INFANTS
Ages 2-12 months

  • Year-round, month-to-month program.
  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum includes music, water play, indoor and outdoor play, storytelling and arts and crafts.
  • Housed in our early childhood learning center, the Infant Care Center offers a safe and loving environment for your child.
  • Infant maximum ratio – 1 adult - to - 3 children
  • Convenient & flexible hours for working parents.
  • Infant Care Center classes limited to 9 babies/toddlers.
  • View the 2020-2021 Early Childhood Brochure for school times & prices.

TODDLERS
Child must be 12 months by September 1, 2020.

  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum includes music, water play, indoor and outdoor play, storytelling and arts and crafts.
  • Toddlers learn beginning social skills and educational concepts, offering a wonderful preschool experience.
  • The half-day program option includes a snack and lunch.
  • Class limited to 10 students.
  • View the 2020-2021 Early Childhood Brochure for school times & prices.

TWO-YEAR-OLD PROGRAM
Child must be 2 years old by September 1, 2020.

  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum includes science, social studies, water play, holidays, early math, language skills and Judaica, as well as drama, music and indoor and outdoor play.
  • This program encourages independence and introduces children to a child-centered school environment
  • Students learn through sensory exploration in an environment that encourages individual growth and abilities.
  • The half-day program option includes a snack and lunch.
  • View the 2020-2021 Early Childhood Brochure for school times & prices.

THREE-YEAR-OLD PROGRAM
Child must be 3 years old by September 1, 2020 and must be toilet trained.

  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum includes early literacy, math readiness, pre-writing skills, music, indoor and outdoor play, library, art, science, computers, swimming and Judaica.
  • This program encourages independence and introduces children to a child-centered school environment.
  • Students learn through sensory exploration in an environment that encourages individual growth and abilities.
  • The half-day program option includes a snack and lunch.
  • View the 2020-2021 Early Childhood Brochure for school times & prices.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN

We offer the Florida State sponsored Voluntary Pre-K Program (VPK). 

Child must be 4 years old by September 1, 2020 and must be toilet trained (no exceptions).

  • Morning VPK program (9:00 a.m. - Noon) offers experiences in early literacy, math readiness, pre-writing skills, music, indoor and outdoor play, library art, science, computers and Judaica.
  • Afternoon activities include music, creative arts, swimming, karate, yoga, computers, physical education and indoor & outdoor play.
  • View the 2020-2021 Early Childhood Brochure for school times & prices.

 

The Baer Family Early Childhood Learning Center is located inside Temple Bat Yam in Fort Lauderdale.
 5151 NE 14th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334