The CCCS Early Childhood Program

A developmentally appropriate, child-centered community of PreK, Kindergarten, and First Grade learners focused on Spiritual, Academic, and Social growth.

Scope Includes
  • Interactions among classes
    • The Early Childhood staff will strive to create a close-knit community among our youngest CCCS students.  Activities such as a sensory hall, shared holiday activities, and Buddy Readers are examples.
  • Hallway safety
    • PreK will arrive/dismiss through the outside classroom door at 8:00 am and 2:30 pm.
    • The door into the early development hallway will be monitored for security
  • Specials
    • Students will participate in the following Specials: Art, Technology, Music, and P.E.
  • Social Skills Instruction
    • Students will participate in social skills instruction at each grade level.
  • PreK students will receive informal daily instruction through interactive lessons and coaching by the PreK staff.
  • Kindergarten will participate in lessons through the Kelso program.
    • Teachers will utilize the Catholic Connections Crosswalk in the Superkids Language Arts program to enhance social skills instruction.
  • The Early Childhood staff will utilize classroom management plans with shared vocabulary and behavioral expectations to maximize consistency from grade to grade.
Additional Resources
  • YMCA Partnership - Kindergym and swim lessons for PreK, swim lessons for K and 1st
  • Coyle Library - Biweekly visits to Coyle Library Children’s Room to enhance library curriculum for PreK, Kindergarten, and 1st grade.