​​​​A Note from NBCC's

Jonnie Cardinale

Preschools, COVID, & Economic Recovery

Hello and welcome to our NBCC website. 

 I appreciate your inquiry and understand the overwhelming task it is deciding which preschool is best for your child. There   are educational philosophies to compare and value alignments to consider.

 There are questions about safety & qualifications, and curiosities on how social and academic learning are fostered. Of   course, you are wondering about the culture of the school and whether it is nurturing. Will your child make friends and be   treated kindly? What happens during a kerfuffle and how are conflicts resolved? What is the view on discipline and how   is communication relayed? 

 There are so many things to consider! 

Add to this, the current pandemic and there is a lot more to ponder.

With all of this in mind, the most important aspect of choosing a preschool is the feeling of competence that you have chosen the perfect 'environment' for your child.  An environment that: 

  • goes above & beyond to keep children healthy & safe  
  • is nurturing & welcoming
  • fosters compassion for self and for others
  • cultivates a culture of safe (both physical & emotional), kind, & inclusive behaviors     
  • inspires your child's learning,
  • scaffolds upon your child's interests 
  • sees your child for the amazing & unique human being that they are. 

 Choosing your child's preschool is a huge responsibility! But not to worry! As a parent, educator, and 40-year resident in this   community, I am happy to help.

 I am happy to talk to you about child development, theorists, philosophies, current research, and about studies showing   correlations between quality early learning experiences and successful transitions into kindergarten and children's   future academic success. 

 I am excited to share with you NBCC's pedagogy and educational practices and about our wonderful teacher team. Everyone   at NBCC is passionate about child development and are committed to providing exceptional care and enriching experiences.

 It is our mission to inspire children's learning, cultivate community, and to build bridges that connect our worlds and   diversity. It is what we love and do does best. For us, it doesn't get better than this!

 I could go on and on...but I won't. I will wait until we are together. I look forward to hearing from you and until then, look   around our website and see what we are about. 

 Let’s chat soon!

 Love & Peace,
 Jonnie Cardinale

Inspiring Children ~ Creating Community ~ Building Bridges​



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