Parent-Teacher Conferences (Oct. 24)

Parent-Teacher Conferences (Oct. 24)

At Preschool of the Arts, we believe that relationship building is one of the most important parts of our jobs as early childhood educators. One of the pillars of the Reggio Emilia Philosophy indicates that parents and teachers are co-responsible partners in a child’s education. When we as parents and teachers take time to sit … Continue reading

Introducing: Community Connections at Preschool of the Arts

Introducing: Community Connections at Preschool of the Arts

Preschool of the Arts is an amazing community to learn, to create and to connect.  Any interested community member is welcome to attend; a business owner, a new family in town, a professor, a colleague or friend of a PSA family–come and experience a tiny part of what makes PSA so special.  We are truly welcoming … Continue reading

Afternoon teacher opening: Spanish Immersion classroom

Afternoon teacher opening: Spanish Immersion classroom

Preschool of the Arts, located on the west side of Madison, WI in the University Research Park, seeks afternoon teacher in our Spanish immersion classroom of three- and four-year-olds. Hours are 12:30 -5:30 p.m. Mondays -Fridays (with an attractive benefits package). Preference will be given to native Spanish speakers who have experience in working with … Continue reading

Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year

Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year

As an educator, I happen to think of the beginning of the school year as the most magical time of the year.  Not in the hocus pocus sense, or rabbits coming out of top hats, but in the sense that possibilities, wonder, and awe await around every corner. Classrooms have been scrubbed, toys have been … Continue reading

PSA Graduates: Farewell!

PSA Graduates: Farewell!

At Preschool of the Arts, we’ve had a magical summer full of artistic exploration, outdoor adventures, and building relationships. We have seen the children grow in their friendships, their independence, and in the ways they communicate. As we begin to close up the water tables, and send home pieces of art, we reflect on our … Continue reading

Openings for 2014-2015

Openings for 2014-2015

We are currently considering applications for 2014-2015 academic year. If you are a recent Madison resident or eager to benefit from a Reggio preschool education, we are available to assist you; making the admissions process seamless and informative.  While some of our classes are waitlist only, we do have availability in several of our programs. (Please … Continue reading

PSA Tuition Assistance / Scholarship Program

PSA Tuition Assistance / Scholarship Program

After many years of dreaming and planning, Preschool of the Arts is pleased to announce the launch of our PSA Tuition Assistance / Scholarship Program, to begin in the 2014-2015 school year. We will be offering 10-20% tuition discounts for families whose incomes qualify – please see the qualifying income amounts based on household size … Continue reading

PSA celebrates Week of the Young Child!

PSA celebrates Week of the Young Child!

The Week of the Young Child, April 7-11th, is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. Preschool of the Arts led … Continue reading

Copper Room Presents: Building City (Population: 10,001)

Copper Room Presents: Building City (Population: 10,001)

After a great visit from a room parent who is an architect, the children of the Copper room quickly became interested in building. Embracing the children’s interest, we invited the families of the Copper room to raid their recycling bins for building materials. Thanks to their overwhelming support, we were well on our way- but … Continue reading