Wesley Education Center and Preschool
525 Hale Avenue
Cincinnati OH 45229
Email: [email protected]
A Black-owned preschool with a 4-star Step Up To Quality rating in Avondale
Cincinnati OH 45229
Wesley Education Center is a Black-owned 4-star SUTQ-rated daycare center and preschool that accepts Cincinnati Preschool Promise funding. Conveniently located on Hale Avenue in Avondale, Wesley Education Center offers vital, quality programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and pre-kindergarteners.
Wesley Education Center helps children navigate early childhood and developmental milestones with physical, gross motor, emotional, skill and fine motor development as well as hand-eye coordination and dexterity!
Wesley Education Center Core Values
- Creating a loving and safe environment for our children
- Building a foundation for learning
- Strengthening families
- Working collaboratively to enhance our services
- Fostering diversity
- Ensuring young children have a solid foundation in math and science and are prepared for kindergarten
Wesley Education Center Programs
Infants | 6 weeks – 18 months
To help develop language skills, the infant teachers communicate verbally by telling stories and singing songs. Early childhood educators provide a variety of age-appropriate materials and equipment of different colors, sizes, textures, and shapes and even support children as they roll from side to side, learn to crawl, stand, and walk.
Toddlers | 18 months – 36 months
To support rich vocabulary, toddler teachers use storytelling to help young learners practice imitating, responding, asking questions and following simple directions. Learning areas focus on dramatic play, mathematics, creative arts, language and sensory exploration. Early childhood educators also teach body parts and promote self-care skills such as feeding, cleaning and dressing.
Preschool | 3 years old – 4 years old
To assist preschoolers with recognizing, practicing and writing letters and words, preschool teachers use lacing cards, stencils and writing activities to enhance fine motor skills, strengthen coordination and enhance gross-motor skills. Preschoolers use daily classroom conversations and community-building discussions that encourage cooperation and sharing with other children.
Pre-K | 4 years old – 5 years old
Early childhood educators introduce Pre-K students to cognitive skills such as sequencing, matching, and social skills to develop phonemic awareness through literacy-based games, books, and puzzles. Pre-kindergarteners refine motor skills using scissors, stencils and drawing tools. As these students prepare to enter kindergarten, teachers provide opportunities to cooperate, negotiate, problem-solve, make independent choices, express independent thinking and expressions through art and music and play with others.
Cincinnati Preschool Promise Requirements and Eligibility
Families with a gross household income of up to 300% of the federal poverty level may be eligible to attend and have some or all their co-payments or preschooler tuition paid. For more information, visit Cincinnati Preschool Promise.
Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) Rating System
Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and improvement system that recognizes and promotes learning and development. Programs that meet quality program standards exceed licensing health and safety regulations. For more information on SUTQ star-rated programs, visit Ohio’s Child Care Quality Rating System.
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