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MHCEC Preschool

Mile Hi Children's Enrichment Center (MHCEC) Preschool

Statement of Vision
We envision generations partnering in the care and recognition of children as innate learners seeking to unfold, guide, and cultivate their own knowledge through play and relationships that are deeply supportive and congruent with the true needs of both child and family.

Statement of Mission
We are committed to enriching the early childhood journey with wonder, respect, support, research, and guidance. We look at the learning environment holistically and co-create curricula with our children and families that reflect their uniqueness and community. We intricately document every child’s Learning Story as an act of love and involve them in every learning process and reflection. We celebrate and study play as the child’s primary language and seek to support each family, individually, and our greater community, collectively.

MHCEC Director
April Reeves, M.Ed.

We are driven by children’s innate ability to learn anything they choose, whether it is about themselves, their community, or our world. We want to celebrate it, enrich it, and witness it. 

If you would like to connect about enrollment or tours, please email April at areeves@milehichurch.org.

Classrooms

We have four homerooms and an atelier where we focus on art languages and everything humans are driven to create. We are committed to providing children with small, manageable communities and our classrooms never exceed 10 children. Our youngest homeroom does not exceed 5 children.

We maintain a minimum 1:10 teacher to student ratio in all our classrooms.

  • Early Childhood Program: Serves ages 2.5 – pre-kindergarten
  • Early Toddler Program: Serves the earliest 2s

Schedule

Homeroom Classroom Hours:
Monday – Friday,
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

School Office Hours:
Monday – Friday,
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

2022 – 2023 School Year:
Aug. 22, 2022 – May 25, 2023

Enrollment

It is the things we play with and the people who help us play that make a great difference in our lives.
–Fred Rogers

2022-2023 Enrollment 
If you are a new or returning family or have already been offered a spot at MHCEC, please email April Reeves at areeves@milehichurch.org.

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CURRICULA

We root in a human curriculum that focuses on the child’s developmental range of self and community—who am I, and who am I in relationship to community?

Foundationally, we foster a human curriculum of how to care for ourselves, help take care of others, and understand our feelings and emotions and those of others while developing an understanding and relationship with the Earth. From a human curriculum, our early childhood teachers facilitate emergent learning through documentation, research, reflection, and planning.

Each child belongs to all of us, and they will bring us a tomorrow in direct relation to the responsibility we have shown them.
–Maya Angelou

MHCEC Staff

At MHCEC, we believe our greatest strength lies in the talents and skills of our staff. Our teachers are highly educated, deeply caring professionals who are dedicated to respectful, quality education for young children. As the school’s most valuable asset, our staff is supported in their continuing education to stay up to date with the latest in Montessori/Reggio Emilia curriculum and early childhood education research and techniques. All faculty members have extensive background checks, CPR and first aid certifications, and Universal Precautions training.

My favorite thing about school is...I think all of the things are my favorite. We sing. We play. I have eighty sixty friends. We see nature.
3 year old
From our Frog Classroom
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Prayer Request

Thank you for submitting a prayer request.

We have forwarded your prayer request to one of our Practitioner Prayer Partners who will be praying on your request for the next seven days. 

Please know you are wrapped in the arms of the Divine now and forever more.

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