All of our caregivers have completed training in early childhood development. They are also certified in first aid, have undergone a criminal background check and are listed in the State of Oregon childcare registry. Most importantly, they are here because they love children and naturally demonstrate our philosophy of care.
We keep the ratio of adults to children low to create the intimate atmosphere and high level of supervision that young children require. This also means more consistent caregiver relationships for the children. As with all child care centers, In a Child’s Path Farm Preschool is inspected on a regular basis by the state.
Caregivers are attentive listeners and communicators. We focus on age-appropriate expression helping children learn effective ways to communicate with adults and other children.
The staff greets all children and family members with warmth and enthusiasm. Adults model desired behaviors and praise children for their accomplishments. They guide each child into respectful interaction with others.