ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR
THE 2013-14 CLASSES
Each year the children watch the Butterfly Life Cycle: Caterpillar (Larva) to Chrysalis to Butterfly. Then the class releases them.
The Welcome Place Preschool is a loving, learning environment where ALL children are welcome. On this page you will find:
Learning & Growing Objectives
Director and Teacher’s
Schedule and Tuition
This preschool is a ministry of Cross of Glory Lutheran Church. Our Mission, Guiding Principles, philosophy, and methodology spring from those which guide our congregation. At the very heart of this faith community is a commitment to welcoming all people. Therefore, ALL CHILDREN ARE WELCOME at the Welcome Place Preschool regardless of religious affiliation, race, color, sex, nationality, or ethnic origin. We commit ourselves to offering a loving, learning environment to all God’s children.
We believe that preschool children learn best in a loving environment through play. Therefore, each child is encouraged during free play to choose from a variety of developmentally appropriate activities. The child’s learning is guided by his or her own active curiosity. Free play is a time for social interaction with peers and adults, problem solving, experimentation, creative expression, decision making, large and small muscle development, manipulation and exploration of their world.
OUR LEARNING & GROWING OBJECTIVES
An appreciation for their own uniqueness and that of each individual
The values of love, joy, peace, courage, faith, generosity, and self-control that helps them grow into people of character
The education and social skills they need to succeed in future educational experiences
The unconditional love of Jesus and the presence of God in their everyday lives
An excitement towards a lifelong love of learning
OUR DAILY ACTIVITIES
Each day will include: prayer, music, art, story time, large and small motor activities, dramatic play, and healthy snacks.
Our class size will ensure that each child receive special and individual attention. There will not be more than 10 students per teacher. (In accordance with DCFS guidelines)
OUR DIRECTOR & TEACHER’S
Jamie Knutson is the director of the preschool. Jamie has a BA in Early-Childhood Education and has experience as a public school teacher. She has served as director of the Welcome Place Preschool for 7 years. You can contact Jamie by calling her at 708-301-3883 or emailing her at Jamie@thewelcomeplace.org . Please include your name, complete address, and phone number along with your child’s name and age.
Emails for Teachers
Jamie Knutson, 4 Year Old Class Teacher: Jamie@thewelcomeplace.org
Debbie Nagy, 4 & 3 Year Old Class Teacher: Debbie@thewelcomeplace.org
Jodie Brne, 3 Year Old Class Teacher: Jodie@thewelcomeplace.org
OUR SCHEDULE & TUITION 2013-14
3 Year Olds
Tuesday and Thursday 8:45am-11:30am
4 Year Olds
Registration Fee: $55.00 (non-refundable) if two children $75 for both
There is financial consideration if there are one or more siblings in our program. Please contact the school for details.
Make Secure Online Tuition Payments by clicking on this link – Online Payment
**Please add $5.00 Processing Fees for all Credit/Debit Card Transactions. No extra fees for Checking/Saving Account Transactions.
Download our brochure by clicking on this link – Preschool Brochure 2013-14
Register by clicking on this link: Preschool Registration Form