Early Childhood Preschool
Orange Community Education & Recreation’s Orange Early Childhood Preschool is a public preschool licensed by the Ohio Department of Education and accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) . The preschool program has been in continuous operation for over 40 years and offers a quality, developmentally appropriate curriculum that aligns with the Ohio Department of Education Early Learning and Development Standards for preschool education. The Orange Early Childhood Preschool offers half-day, full-day, and extended care preschool classes for children ages 2-5. All teachers hold an Ohio Department of Education teaching license for Pre-K or Kindergarten, with extensive classroom experience. Teachers utilize Ohio Department of Education Early Learning and Development Standards-based activities to help children develop critical thinking and reasoning skills in the areas of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development. Orange Early Childhood Preschool facilitates kindergarten readiness through academic, social, and emotional preparedness.
2021-2022 School Year IMPORTANT DATES:
August 19 - Parent/Teacher Conference Day
August 20 - Child Visit Day
August 23 - First day of school
*We hope to be running our preschool program at normal capacity for the 2021-2022 school year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please be aware that CDC guidelines, local health department guidelines, and district guidelines may indicate otherwise. The coordinator will be in direct contact with families should things change prior to the start of the school year.