The Mission Statement of Great Expectations Learning Center is to provide educational opportunities to ALL children in an environment where each child’s abilities, competencies, and natural aptitudes, are nurtured in ways that develop new and inherent talents.
Great Expectations Learning Center is a Florida Corporation, established in 2010 and licensed by the Department of Children & Families of the State of Florida to operate as a Child Care Center, as well as being registered with the Florida Department of Education to operate as a private K-12 school. The purpose of the Center is to provide a superior quality pre-school and early childhood development program serving children from two months to twelve years of age, as well as to provide out-of-school services for school-aged-children (before/after school care, summer, winter, spring camps, school holidays). Our Center has been accredited by APPLE and we are holders of the Gold Seal Certification.
PRIMARY GOALS OF THE CENTER
-To create a setting in which children will find warmth, comfort, and nurturing, as well as an abundance of opportunities for movement, exploration, and self-discovery according to individual needs, interests, and abilities.
-To assist each child to grow to his fullest potential by recognizing each stage of development and fashioning an environment (i.e. curriculum, facilities, staff) designed to nurture and facilitate growth during each stage.
-To help children achieve independence, self-discipline, social competence, self-knowledge, enthusiasm for learning, positive attitudes, intellectual growth, and an organized approach to problem-solving.
-To promote all skills needed to achieve school readiness and early literacy.
-To assist parents in understanding the developmental stage of their child, enabling them to contribute most effectively to the child's growth and enrichment.