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Former students often invite their Children’s Village teachers to their high school graduation.
School-Age teacher
Children’s Village encourages artistic expression. One former student took the lessons to heart; she now attends Moore College of Art and Design.
Preschool Teacher
The Nutrition Program introduces many children to new foods. Parents often ask our chef for the recipes.
Beth Baker
Look at the walls filled with artwork and projects. Children have ownership here at Children’s Village.
Preschool teacher
Children are always excited to go to our PNC GROW UP GREAT library! It has 3,000 books, including some in French, Chinese, and Spanish.
Preschool teacher
We serve families throughout the city. Some take two buses and a train rather than send their children to a program in their neighborhood.
Beth Baker
After two months at Children’s Village, one of my English-speaking preschoolers spoke to his family in Chinese!
Preschool teacher
We are a LGBT family, and never once have we felt set apart or not included in anything, and our child has exposure to learning about all different types of families and is supported with ours.
Preschool parent
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
On a trip to the ice rink, I saw former students who said they had learned how to ice skate from their Children’s Village trips!
School-Age teacher
Children’s Village’s Breakfast Club encourages parents and other family members to enjoy breakfast with the children in the classroom.
Preschool teacher
I love the way Children's Village is so accommodating to immigrant families and families new to the area. I learn a lot because of this outreach.
A parent
A preschooler, nervous about his first day, hesitated at the door. Another child waved and smiled, encouraging him to come in — and he did!
Mary Graham
A parent who had seen our class at Franklin Square chose to send her children here. She now has four kids enrolled with a fifth on the way!
Preschool teacher
I love learning from the children. One taught me about Pointillism, paintings made up of little dots. I wonder where he learned that? Here!
Mary Graham
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