Programs & VPK
Our school is located on the six acre grounds of Congregation B’nai Israel in Boca Raton. Our program begins with our Baby Center classes and continues on through Pre-K. Classrooms are bright and each has its own bathroom. All classrooms are equipped with touch screen computers, printers, and an intercom connected directly to the school office.
Our Facilities and Programs Include:
The Feldman Children’s Library is an extensive lending library with a wide variety of Judaic and children’s books. It also includes an online catalog, bibliotherapy and listening centers.
Music classes are held by our music specialist in our music room, providing children the opportunity to dance, march, and sing.
Physical Education and gross motor activities take place in our Zimmerman Family North Social Hall with our physical education teacher and outside in one of our expansive open areas.
We have five safe outside play areas for the children: our Rainforest, Imagination, Riding Toys, Toddler Area and Traditional playgrounds.
Our computer lab is equipped with state-of-the-art computers and a large screen television for virtual field trips and other large-group learning experiences.
Yoga classes are provided weekly by our yoga teacher to develop children’s physical, cognitive and spiritual well-being.
Our hands-on science specialist enriches the in-classroom science curriculum in our science areas and in our environmental garden.
Pre-K children take an eight-week personal safety course provided by KidSafe Foundation. KidSafe is a personal safety program presented in our Pre-K classes.
Our sensory specialist helps children to explore materials in our sensory room using their senses with intention and purpose.
Mindful Awareness for Pre-K (MAP) is a program presented by our school psychologist, that helps children self-regulate and channel their energies and focus on the task at hand.
Nadel Center for Early Childhood Education has earned the distinction being an APPLE accredited school. (Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environment). This is a national early learning program accreditation. APPLE is accepted into the Gold Seal of Quality program. Congregation B’nai Israel’s Nadel Center for Early Childhood Education is dedicated to maximizing each child’s potential by helping them develop their cognitive, motor, social/emotional and self-help skills while giving them a strong sense of identity through spiritual learning. We focus on building the total child by being a school of excellence, and in the process, our children teach us.