The mission at Woodland Nursery School is to provide a high-quality, inquiry-based program that strives to educate the whole child, is informed by best practice, and celebrates the joy and wonder of children immersed in nature.
To honor children as individuals and encourage their passions and interests while also supporting their growth and development.
To build a strong foundation for a lifelong love of learning.
To develop a strong sense of stewardship for the earth.
To explore and learn as influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach – teacher as researcher, environment as the third teacher, and child as capable.
To create a community of learners where differences are valued, respected, and encouraged.
To employ an integrated approach to learning to encompass all areas and developmental standards.
To nurture imagination and creative problem solving through storytelling, conversation, and self-directed play.
To foster the art of metacognition, introspection, creativity, resiliency, and critical thinking as children take an active role in their learning.