It is the mission of Story Place Preschool to provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on each child’s learning style. Together, with our families and the community, we celebrate each child’s strengths and independence through safe, creative, and nurturing experiences.
Full Day Integrated Classrooms
Our full day integrated preschool program will be open from 9:00 - 2:00 on a daily basis. The integrated classroom utilizes a team teaching approach through collaborative effort between Story Place Preschool and typical daycare housed on our campus. The integrated class includes children, ages three to five, and is staffed by a special education teacher, a nursery school teacher and up to two teacher assistants depending on enrollment. Therapy services are provided during the preschool day both in and out of the classroom depending on the goals being addressed. The class can accommodate up to 6 children with special needs and up to 10 typically developing children. Parents enrolling their children in the daycare program have the option to enroll their children two (Tuesday, Thursday), three (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) or five days a week. Classroom activities are play-based and facilitate learning through small, large group and self-directed play.
Full Day Self Contained Classroom
Story Place Preschool is licensed to operate two full day (five hour) center-based classrooms for children from 3-5 years. The classroom is staffed by a special education teacher and 2 teacher assistants with a maximum of between 10-12 students in each class. This class meets five days per week from 9:00 - 2:00 and follows the regional school calendar.
Developmental Toddler Group
Our Develomental Toddler Group operates Monday through Friday, 9:00am-11:30am. Children 18 months to 3 years old attend two, three or five days per week. The classroom is staffed by a special education teacher and a teacher aide. Speech/language, occupational , physical and play therapy services are offered to children that are approved to receive these services. The classroom can accomodate up to 12 children. All classroom activities are play based and children are exposed to the NYS Common Core Pre-K Learning Standards.