The YPI State Preschool at Van Ness Avenue Elementary is a full day preschool that focuses on the development of the whole child. We use the nationally recognized program, Curiosity Corner from the Success For All Foundation.
Mission and Vision Statement
Our mission is provide a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment that fosters the development of the whole child. We believe that young children learn social, emotional, cognitive, fine and gross motor skills though their interactions with each other, though exploration and discovery, and play based learning. Our educators are the facilitators of learning, the children take ownership and lead their learning. We thrive to to teach our students to be great citizens, academic achievers, and effective communicators. Our goal is to prepare the whole child to take on the academic rigors of elementary school and beyond.