Westminster Preschool 74 S Martine Ave, Fanwood, NJ07023 This school has been in operation since 1995, and was established by the Fanwood Presbyterian Church. Programs at…More Westminster Preschool are designed for kids 2 1/2 - 4 years of age with a curriculum that features physical education, art, music, science, cooking, play time and story time that emphasize Christian values and encourage student's spiritual and individual development.
Scotch Plains Academy 1595 E 2nd St, Scotch Plains, NJ07076 Scotch Plains Academy is a private preschool and daycare committed to the promotion of science, art and literature for…More 1-1/2 to 5 year olds. Curriculum includes circle time, art, science projects, numbers, letters, shapes, colors, cooking, story time, physical exercise, music and free play. The director is Elise Ainsworth.
Evergreen Elementary School offers students from kindergarten through fourth grade a comprehensive education in…More reading and language arts literacy, math, science, social studies and special subject areas.
Students in second through fourth grades are taught Spanish by using simple vocabulary, visuals, gestures, music, movement and technology to make the language understandable. The curriculum also emphasizes Spanish culture and traditions.
Students utilize computers and the internet in all areas, and fourth graders learn and practice keyboarding skills using AlphaSmarts, desktop and/or laptop computers. Experiences for academically talented third and fourth grade children are offered through the QUEST (Question, Understand, Explore, Seek, Think) Program. Character education is integrated within the curriculum through literature, social studies, health/physical education and special events. In addition, the Resolve Community Agency provides developmental guidance lessons for students in first through fourth grades.
The school also boasts a very active PTA that sponsors several service projects throughout the year. The principal is Colleen Haubert.
The Union County Educational Technology Training Center (ETTC) is located on the campus of Union County…More Vocational/Technical Schools. Lisa Tauscher runs the program.
The Union County Educational Technology Training Center provides professional development classes to teachers and administrators from all grade levels in K-12 schools to ensure that the educational technology training needs are being met, while still upholding the New Jersey Core Curriculum Standards.
Workshops are taught on various technology, and curriculum-based topics and are open to all Union County-residents. The New Jersey Department of Education funds the center, and classes take place both during and after school hours.
The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA state-licensed Childcare program runs continuously throughout the…More year and provides care for children 3 months to 5 years of age. They offer full and part-time childcare, 6:45am to 6pm, Monday through Friday, with the length of tenure for their nurturing staff averaging more than 9 years.
Gym Jams Preschool & Four Plus Program features a creative curriculum where children acquire new skills through classroom interest centers and enrichment programs. Weekly swim lessons for preschoolers are included.
Ongoing registration. All programs are state-licensed.
With a main facility on Martine Avenue and a second childcare facility on Grand Street in Scotch Plains, The…More Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is host to a wide variety of activities and programs for members of all ages, races, faiths, cultures and needs since 1946. The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA offers diverse programs for seniors, adults, teens, tweens and children. Its state-licensed childcare and preschool programs features the Creative Curriculum as well as enrichment programs which foster the intellectual, physical, and character development of each child. Kinder Wrap, Before School, and After School programs provide a continuance of care for school age children.
The YMCA offers aquatics and gymnastics lessons, competitive training for children of all ages and a variety of youth sports. Summer day camps and one-week specialty camps give children the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of activities in a safe, caring environment. Adults can take advantage of group exercise and water fitness programs, or work out in the state-of-the-art wellness center.
An Assistance Fund is available to those who are unable to utilize the YMCA's services due to financial hardships.