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A Growing Place Inc5
Posted December 08, 2014
- a parent
I was recommended A Growing Place by a friend and as soon as I stepped in I immediately knew this was the preschool for my son. Ms Korene and all her staff are amazing and take great care of all the children and their individual needs in a caring, loving atmosphere. When I would pick up my son a member of staff could tell me how well he had eaten at lunch (I was concerned as my son was a fussy eater) and would get a report on what he had been doing that day. He was well prepared for Kindergarten academically and socially, due to a great balance of teaching and playtime. Not only do the children learn the basic ABC s and 123 s, they take part in fun craft activities everyday, annual field trips and wonderful holiday parties. My youngest son now attends A Growing Place. Even though we have moved towns we feel it is definitely worth the drive to Novi to know my son is attending a safe, trustworthy, fun packed preschool. If you are looking for a great start to your child s education and want to know your child is in safe, professional hands, then you should enroll your child into A Growing Place.
I have had the pleasure of having all three of my children attend A Growing Place. I am so impressed with everything they do. The kids learned so much, but it was done in a fun, relaxed way that the kids loved. Lesson plans were always well thought out, and were posted for parents to see, with a different theme each day. By the time my kids entered kindergarten, they were more than prepared. My oldest child is in high school and she still enjoys dropping in to say hi to her teachers. My other two kids like to stop in as well. The fact that all of her teachers are still there is amazing, and also speaks to what a great place this is. Despite the number of years that have gone by, they always remember my kids and greet them with hugs.
It was our family's pleasure to have our children attend A Growing Place. They completely enjoyed it! The staff was loving and wonderful and my house was decorated with the most adorable art projects. They were always eager to share the adventures of their day when I picked them up. I honestly believe A Growing Place and it's staff helped both of my children, but in particular my youngest, transition into kindergarten and set the pace for a successful elementary school experience. I highly recommend A Growing Place!
My grandson went to this preschool for one semester. During this time, the staff was informed that there was a custody dispute. Knowing this, at least two members of the staff [including the director] picked a side and stayed there. This is unprofessional. My daughter is sorry she ever had her son attend this school.
This school has been great for our daughter. She loves the teachers and director and loves going to school. She has made many friends with the other students. They have quite a few activities for the kids and my child brings home some kind of artwork or craft projects daily - they don't just babysit.The tuition includes meals and snacks. I would highly recommend this school.
Great school! Very inviting staff, great curriculum and activities for the children. Well worth being on the waiting list for this school, definitely feel that my son will be ready for kindergarden in the fall! The teachers have such great relationships with the kids and make learning fun, so my son actually looks forward to going each day!
Warm, caring, qualified. The director and the teachers are the type of people who give you the warm fuzzies when you meet them. I have never felt so comfortable to leave my children in a person's care as I do here. And I can pop in whenever I like and I'm always greeted with a genuine, caring smile. You can tell this isn't just a job to them, they really want to work with children. Which I guess makes sense because they all have degrees in teaching and childcare. The learning program that they offer is top notch. And they have a beautiful new playground that the kids just love! Oh, and not to mention a cook on staff for health, nutritious meals everyday! I only wish I had known about this place for my other 3 children- but at least I found it in time for my youngest!