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Now Enrolling For The 2022-2023 School Year

Small Town Hope Preschool

at Hope's Villa Children's Center

We make learning fun! Children who attend our program will have a multi-faceted learning experience so that they can discover their strengths with positive support and grow into the amazing little humans they are meant to be. Little learners here will be able to paint, build towers, count, grow veggies, spend time with a book, take in nature, taste new snacks, write, pretend, sing, and dance! They'll be ready for Kindergarten intellectually, physically and socially. 

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How We
Got Here

Small Town Hope Preschool was started in 2015. That makes the current 2021-2022 school year our 7th year of educating young children in the Northern Cambria Area! Each year, Small Town Hope strives to improve and grow its preschool program to offer the best learning experiences to our enrolled children. The lessons and curriculum are preparing your preschooler to meet important goals and to ensure development at the right pace. Our preschool program continues to be a wonderful journey and we're so proud of where it has led us. 

What We're
Up To Now

The 2021-2022 School year is in full swing. Thanks to health and safety precautions, Small Town Hope Preschool is operating

in-person.

 

23 eager learners attend our program, which has been enhanced this year by use of The Creative Curriculum. Kiddos learn through  an immersive, hands-on approach. The curiosity of the children steers the way, so our students are always engaged. 

Looking Ahead
to the Future

Our current school year will wrap up at the end of May. The students' hard work and success will be celebrated by a Graduation Ceremony. 

We are currently enrolling for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Please call 814-420-8362 if you are interested in enrolling your little one in our program. We'd love to have you as part of our preschool family.  

The Ones Who Shape Little Minds

Our Preschool Team is comprised of three credentialed, creative and committed Teachers. They make learning fun while modeling kindness and  seizing  every opportunity for teachable moments. 

Stop Back Soon to View our Preschool Team and learn more about them! 

Year of educating!

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Credentialed Teachers

Credentialed Teachers

Our qualified staff go above and beyond with their caring and dedicated nature. They do more than teach - they encourage, comfort, support and inspire children to grow and learn.

Inspired Classroom

Inspired Classroom

A roomy, open-concept learning space provides the perfect environment for STH's educational programs! Safety always comes first. The vivid classroom is tailored to be appealing and welcoming to preschoolers. The incredible updates made to this room for the 2021-2022 school year were made possible through an Early Childhood Education Grant funded by the Community Foundations for the Alleghenies.

Research Based Curriculum

Research Based Curriculum

Our curriculum focuses on developing the whole child, allowing kiddos to learn through exploration. Each child learns in their own way and at different times - our curriculum supports ALL children learning in ALL ways. The purchase of this curriculum along with the related staff training could not have been possible without funding from an Early Childhood Education Grant funded by the Community Foundations for the Alleghenies.

Family Feel

Family Feel

Comfort and warmth are important to us. We love to form positive relationships with our center's children, their families and the community.

Kindness & Care

Kindness & Care

In addition to the ABCs and 123s, children will learn how to be kind to others and kind to themselves. Social emotional health is as important to us as cognitive development. Children develop some of their first friendships with us!

Celebrate Learning

Celebrate Learning

At STH Preschool, every victory counts! Whether it's putting on their own shoes or writing their name for the first time, we are cheering the kiddos on to build confidence and a love for learning.

Whole Child Approach

Whole Child Approach

Learning is important, and so is moving your body! We spend time outdoors to encourage gross motor development. Our center even has a newly added garden area where children can get fresh air and learn at the same time!

Healthy Nutrition

Healthy Nutrition

Our Hungry Caterpillar Kitchen is always serving up something tasty! We care about kids' nutrition and helping them develop a taste for healthy foods that nourish their growing bodies!

Quality Matters

Certified Through

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Star 2 & Growing!

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Graduates to Date

107

of donations support
a child's tuition

100%

Thank You to our Partner  Agencies & Private Donors
who Help Keep our Mission Alive! WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR YOU. 

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financial burdens will not be an obstacle to your little one receiving an early education with us! 

Scholarships are Available 

PLEASE INQUIRE   814-420-8362 OR hopesvilla@gmail.com

Want to help provide an
early education for a child?
NO AMOUNT IS TOO SMALL. 

 

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