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 39 N Prospect Ave.  

Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 

(630) 323-6522       

office@chcpc.org​     

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CPC Preschool

Community Presbyterian Church Preschool is a world created especially for young children. It’s a place for your little ones to play, think, talk and listen, to create, share, and learn. We have welcomed the children and families of the community for over 50 years, providing quality half-day enrichment programs for 2–5 year olds. We are proud to be licensed by DCFS and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, which recognizes our commitment to developmental preschool education.

What are we about?

We believe it’s vitally important to develop your child’s curiosity, confidence, independence, and resourcefulness. These are the foundations for future learning, so they’re our main areas of concentration. Your child will learn to be a member of a group away from home, respect other people and property, and adapt to routines and directions, while learning to express emotions in an acceptable manner.

CPC Preschool will hold an OPEN HOUSE for families interested in the 2020-2021 school year on Wednesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 16, 2020, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.   

 

Of course, private tours are always available by request.  Questions?  Contact Kathy Cantlon, Director, at 630-323-6522 or email preschool@chcpc.org  

What do we foster in our students?

Our curriculum provides opportunities for your child to participate in meaningful, hands-on, interactive experiences through interaction with objects, teachers, and other children. They’ll be involved in teacher-planned activities as well as child-directed activities, where they’ll engage in both individual and small group participation. Our curriculum activities directly correlate to the Illinois Early Learning Standards from the Illinois State Board of Education. and we are NAEYC accredited.

Classes

2 ½-Year-Olds Class

The 2 ½-year-olds meet two mornings per week (9:00 - 11:15 am Tuesdays and Thursdays). Children must be 30 months old by September 1st to enroll in the 2 ½-year-old class. Licensing requirements dictate that the child must be toilet trained.

Three-Year-Olds Class

The three-year-olds meet three mornings per week (8:45 - 11:15 am Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays). Children must be three by September 1st to enroll in the three-year-old class. Licensing requirements dictate that the child must be toilet trained.

Pre-K Classes

The Pre-Kindergarten class has two options: four mornings per week (8:45 - 11:15 am  Monday - Thursday) OR  five mornings per week (8:45 - 11:15 am Monday - Fridays). Children enrolling in the Pre-Kindergarten class must be four years old by September 1st.

 

Questions? Contact Director Kathy Cantlon at (630) 323-6522 or by email at preschool@chcpc.org.

Forms

You may print or pick up an application and forms from the CPC church office. Please drop off completed applications to the church office.

Enrollment

Enrollment for the next school year begins in December with priority given to CPC members as well as current preschool students and their siblings. Open registration begins the first week of January. Tuition assistance is available for those who qualify.

Community Presbyterian Church  Child Care Center

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Parents, do you need before or after after-school child care? Want a place where you can be sure your kids will be nurtured and encouraged, where they’ll be safe while actually having fun?

CPC Child Care Center provides Before and After School care for children kindergarten - 12 years, plus has a new Early Learning Program which provides all day care for 3 and 4 year old children.