St. Albans Early Childhood Center’s (SAECC) mission is to provide high quality educational services using a developmentally appropriate preschool curriculum for a multi-economic and culturally diverse group of young children. To achieve our mission, the following objectives provide the foundation for which our goals can be met.
To maintain a student body and staff that reflects the diversity of the greater Washington Metropolitan area.
To maintain and support cultural and linguistic diversity for the student body and the staff
To provide spaces for children from families in need
To provide a high quality, developmentally appropriate, early childhood program.
To provide a curriculum, which is appropriate for young children and is consistent with the way young children learn
To provide a clean, safe, stimulating, and secure environment, that allows and encourages children’s individuality and creativity
To set up a learning environment that fosters growth and competence in all developmental areas
To promote cultural awareness and appreciation of
To teach children about different cultures within the different areas of the curriculum
To maintain and ethnic and cultural diverse environment at the center
To establish open and beneficial relationships between parents and staff
To communicate with parents about overall program as well as their child’s progress and accomplishments
To encourage parents to actively participate in the Parents’ Association and activities within the program
To provide support and learning opportunities regarding parenting issues