Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center

Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center


Welcome to AGUMCC!

We are so glad you are interested in our program. We hope this information will assist you in determining if our school is the "right fit" for you and your child. We offer a toddler and preschool program that values and nurtures a child's individual development while fostering family relationships. Please call our office to schedule a tour. We will be happy to show you what we have to offer.

Stuck On You Labels

Help us Fundraise with Stuck On You Labels so our staff can go to the California Association for the Education of Young Children's Conference. 20% of your purchase will be given to AGUMCC's Staff Education Fund. Continued education of our staff is key to enriching your children's lives. Go here and enter the code: AGUMCC.

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End-of-the-Year Picnic

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 12pm Noon. Place: AGUMCC Courtyard. Instead of packing a lunch for your child, bring an item to the Pot Luck Picnic to share. And bring something to sit on. Minimum Day Schedule. Remember to "Sign Out" your Child/Children. Flyer.

Acknowledgement and Promotion Program

Thursday, June 15, 2017, 6:30pm. Place: First United Methodist Church. This is an ALL school event. Children must arrive by 6:15pm, in their classrooms. Show your school spirit and wear your AGUMCC T-shirt. A reception will follow the ceremony in Criswell Hall. Please sign up to bring refreshments. The Sign Up Sheet is on the Sign in/Out Table. Flyer.

School Closed

Friday, June 15, 2017. Staff development.

Week of Welcome

June 19-23, 2017. See the Flyer for complete details.

Registration for 2017-2018 School Year
July 3, 2017 - June 23, 2018

Current enrolled families can register for the next session starting March 1, 2017. Ms. Maddy will be calling families on our "Wait List" to fill openings in our program starting April 1, 2017. Families Not on our "Waiting List" can register after May 1, 2017. It is always good to plan ahead when looking for a quality program. We pride ourselves on having an educated staff that have a love for and commitment to young children. We work hard on creating an environment that stands for quality, by following the standards set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Our nitch in the community is our small school and our low child-to-teacher ratios; 4:1 for toddlers and 6:1 for preschool and Pre-K. To receive a registration form, stop by the Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center office and see Ms. Maddy.

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Hallmarks

NAEYC Accreditation In Process
Environmental Rating Scale: 6.3 (of 7)
Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP)
Low Child/Teacher Ratios: 4:1 Toddler, 6:1 Preschool
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Mission, Foundation, Principles

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Our Goals for Children

  • To increase a healthy self-esteem by providing a nurturing environment for growth and development.
  • To promote the child's self-direction, and encourage them to take responsibility for their actions.
  • To help children achieve a solid foundation for future academic success.
  • To help children develop an ability to express needs to others.
  • Care for others and respect people's space, body, and feelings.
  • To develop a concept of a healthy nutrition.
  • To learn that each child is valued by family, teachers, peers, and God.
  • To provide a safe environment for children.

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Curriculum Themes

Tours:

Program Tours Daily by appointment Monday through Friday 9:30 - 11:30 or 2:30 - 4:30. Please call Maddy Quaglino at 481-2223.

Brochure:

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Philosophy

The Arroyo Grande United Methodist Children's Center is a non-profit organization. We are dedicated to providing a sense of security that nurtures and values each child along with fostering family relationships. It is our goal to offer a developmentally appropriate environment for learning and exploration. While preserving the integrity of our own Christian identity. we respect diverse religions and cultural backgrounds of all people. We hope each family feels welcomed and connected to our preschool.

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