Tree’s philosophy is based upon three main
concepts that focus on development of the child
as a whole.
Centered – Programs are developed to revolve around,
respond to, and address the real needs of children. Direct observation
of the children in each classroom combined with sound child development
practices determines each classroom’s curriculum.
Solving – We believe with guidance from trained, skilled
teachers, children possess the ability to solve their own problems.
By learning to use a problem solving process rather than simply
finding a quick solution, both young and older children acquire
– Anti-bias curriculum encourages children to notice and discuss
cultural, ethnic, class, gender and other differences. Our goal
is to teach children to think critically and enable children to
identify stereotypes and discrimination and to react empathetically.