EOCF provides children with the best possible start on their educational careers with a whole-child individualized curriculum and observational assessment.
EOCF also supports a foundation for parents to be their children’s first and best teachers and helps parents strengthen their families’ skills and experience in the following areas:
- Family well-being
- Positive parent-child relationships
- Families as lifelong learners and educators
- Family engagement in lifestyle transitions
- Family connections to peers and community
- Families as advocates and leaders
Research shows us that 80% of a person’s brain develops in the first five years of life. It also demonstrates that early learning programs help children to succeed in kindergarten, elementary school and beyond. All of EOCF’s preschool programs and services promote high-quality and developmentally appropriate best practices, focusing on the whole child, including cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. School readiness is the focus and foundation for all of EOCF’s programs.
EOCF supports a foundation for parents to be their children’s first and best teachers. Many opportunities exist for parents to build on their strengths, improve their parenting and leadership skills, connect with their community, and advocate for themselves and their families. EOCF helps parents strengthen their families’ skills and experience on their path toward self-sufficiency.