Great Start Readiness Program
GREAT START READINESS PROGRAM
The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a free preschool program offered for 4 year olds (must be 4 by September 1) that meet household income guidelines.
It is a structured preschool program that uses Creative Curriculum.
We have two school day classrooms that run Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the months of September through May with holiday breaks comparable to the school calendar. Childcare is available from 6:30–8 a.m. and 3–6 p.m. Monday through Thursday as well as 6:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Fridays and holidays for $4.65 per hour.
We are happy to offer a special “Jesus Time” (age appropriate Biblical teachings) to our GSRP children from 3–3:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.
If you are interested or have questions about the GSRP Program, please call 586-463-8803 or email Jessica Platte at for more information.
All of our staff are committed Christian people with a heart for children. Each classroom has a lead teacher with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Most classrooms also have an assistant(s). All staff are carefully screened and trained to provide excellence in education in a nurturing environment.
We use Creative Curriculum in all of our preschool classrooms. Our preschool provides a balance of child-directed play and teacher-directed learning activities each day. Preschool classrooms offer daily Jesus Time. We focus on a different Bible account each week that is appropriate for young children. We also offer daily songs, science, math, art, literacy and either daily or weekly gym and outdoor activities. Learning social skills through child-directed play time is supported and encouraged. The preschool curriculum is designed with long-range goals in mind and will contribute effectively to the child’s social, intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual development. We use the GOLD Assessment from Creative Curriculum and meet with you about your child’s progress. Although “play” is not listed as a “concept”, play is an important vehicle through which children learn.