Preparing children for success by nurturing and supporting the individual child has been the focus of The Tiny Tim Center for over fifty years. We have always understood the importance of assisting children to reach their highest potential through supporting the whole child: academically, socially, emotionally and physically. We currently provide a high-quality, accredited preschool and pediatric therapy services to accomplish our mission.
Children of all needs are part of our early learning community. Our inclusive preschool educates children with various learning styles and abilities, and our teachers' strong knowledge of child development helps them to successfully teach young children with all talents, interests and abilities. In effective inclusive programs, teachers adapt activities to include all students, even though their individual goals may be different.
In high quality early childhood programs, inclusion is simply an example of the regular practice of meeting the individual needs of each child and family. No two learners are alike, whether they have a disability or not, and inclusive schools place great importance on creating opportunities for students to learn and be assessed in a variety of ways. The Tiny Tim Center teachers consider a wide range of learning styles in designing instruction and utilize nationally known research-based curriculums that meet K-12 Common Core State Standards and prepare each child for success.
Other strategies used in our preschool to ensure individualized attention include:
A low 1:5 teacher:student ratio and a maximum of ten students in each classroom to enable our teachers to provide individualized support, whether a child needs more attention to master a skill or more activities to challenge themselves; and
Highly educated and experienced teachers, most with master's degrees, who know how to individualize instruction based on each child’s needs and interests.
Our inclusive model enhances the way in which all of our students are accepted, assessed and moved forward, prepared for reaching their highest potential.