As the first step in our Early Childhood Program, our PreK students begin their Good Shepherd journey by learning through exploration, play, and curiosity. Our program, based on the Reggio Emilia approach, allows each child to reach his or her fullest potential through developmentally appropriate practice of experiential learning.
Early Childhood education, particularly in PreK, is one of the most important passages in the life of a child. It is the foundation that will help guide and determine a child’s future success to grow into the best human being he or she can be. At Good Shepherd Episcopal School, we understand each child is a unique individual with the potential to learn. The learning environment, both in and outside of the classroom, allows our youngest students opportunities to explore, discover, and traverse the world around them. Student-centered teaching, hands-on learning, and creating a safe environment provide our students the opportunity to become engaged, creative, and purposeful in their learning. Within each classroom, a family community is developed which promotes respect, responsibility, and opportunities to serve others in need. Our PreK students leave with a love of learning and sense of confidence in themselves as learners and leaders.