The Grace Christian Preschool spiritual and academic teaching philosophies are solidly rooted in those established by Grace Christian School, which was founded in 1981. We are licensed by the Ohio Department of Education and a member of the Association of Christian Schools International. Our preschool teachers are licensed by the Ohio Department of Education or have a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). Head of School is Cindy Phillips. Preschool Director is Amber Segna.
It is our goal that children are encouraged to learn and grow by providing developmentally appropriate experiences where all children can succeed in a safe and nurturing environment. Children learn to love God, love others and love learning. We offer a curriculum rooted in a God-centered Biblical world view. This view holds that the Bible is the inherent Word of God and God’s truth is the standard for all truth.
Our educators believe all children:
- Are made in the image of God (Genesis 1:26)
- Are fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139:14)
- Are sinners in need of a Savior (Romans 3:23)
- Have lives marked with a purpose (Jeremiah 29:11)
- Are valued by God (Matthew 19:14)
Importance of Classroom Environment
The preschool years are an exciting time for both child and parent. Our teachers understand the importance of indoor and outdoor learning experiences. Our curriculum is designed to provide preschoolers with the best of both worlds- both academic and hands on learning. Teacher directed activities focus on alphabet and phonemic awareness, emerging reading and writing skills, along with math and science skills. Daily learning centers feature literature based themes in art, music, blocks, home living, puzzles, and nature. At this stage in your child's life, they are developing rapidly in social, emotional, speech, academic, and cognitive skills. A wide variety of age-appropriate opportunities are provided to help each child move toward mastery of these skills and concepts.