"Play is the work of the child." Maria Montessori

The Children’s Place is a laboratory preschool. The preschool program is an integral part of the Introduction to Early Childhood and Early Childhood Educations and Careers courses at Conard High School.  The Conard students are student teachers working with the children under the supervision of Family and Consumer Sciences teacher, Kimberly Deep-McNamara.   The classroom is set up in the format of a preschool classroom and includes areas like Dramatic Play, Book Nook, Writing and Art area name a few. There is a large enclosed courtyard area for outside play.  An observation room is available for parents and students to note learning styles and interaction of the children and teachers.