• Staff Qualifications: Our teachers have a BA or Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or an education related field, or sufficient credits in the field of education and significant work experience. The Program Director with over 10 years of early childhood experience coordinates program planning & implementation.
• Cultural Diversity: Kids In Harmony Day School encourages enrollment of children from various cultural backgrounds.
• Program: We offer flexible, rich learning environment that facilitates physical, cognitive and social emotional growth. Curriculum planning is based on developmentally appropriate learning and teaching guidelines.
Kids In Harmony Day School is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and the City of Chicago. The school highly adheres to the rules and regulations set forth by these agencies. In addition, Kids In Harmony is inspected and approved by the Chicago Fire Department and Chicago Health Department.
We offer full day and half day programs to children 15 months to 6 years old, Monday to Friday from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM. The program is based on goals, objectives, and activities aimed at providing a flexible,enriching environment that will facilitate the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional growth of children. The program is supervised at all times by experienced, certified, and credentialed staff.
There is an equal balance of active and quiet periods, fine motor and gross motor activities, indoor and outdoor times, individual and group activities, teacher-directed activities and child-initiated activities.
The food-service program provides well-balanced, nutritional meals that meet local and state guidelines established by the Department of Health and DCFS. Afternoon rest periods are planned and provided for. Transportation to and from school is the responsibility of the parent(s).
Our daily activities include language arts, reading introduction, science and sensory exploration, math readiness, arts and craft, creative movement, music and dance, computer, block play, multi-cultured social studies themes, constructive and dramatic play and a lot more hands-on activities.
The program director has an open-door policy and is available to discuss parents’ concerns.