Ten Questions You Need to Ask Before Choosing a Preschool
What is the school’s safety measures?
At Tiniciti, our uncompromised security team and staff are constantly monitoring the environment to ensure that all children can play, learn, and interact in a safe and nurturing indoor and outdoor spaces. Safety starts with perimeter outdoor and indoor cameras and a security gate, where families must key in to reach the front door. Sign in and sign out methods enable staff to monitor who drops off and picks up each child.
What is the curriculum used?
Tiniciti Preschool’s extensive curriculum is inspired by the Multiple Intelligence theory, which was founded by Howard Gardner, Ph.D., Professor of Education at Harvard University. The Multiple Intelligence theory stems from the belief that each child has a unique set of capabilities, strengths, and inherent ways in which they are able to demonstrate intellectual abilities.
How convenient is the school’s schedule?
Tiniciti is open 8am-8pm 5 days a week and 10am – 11pm on weekends, 358 Days a Year!
Does the school offer any enrichment activities?
In addition to the daily age-appropriate activities, all Tiniciti students participate in Music, Yoga, Dance, P.E, Science and Art with professionals in their respective industries.
How diverse is the school?
Multicultural, bilingual and multidisciplinary environment with 30+ represented countries and languages in our student and staff body.
How qualified are the teachers?
All Tiniciti Preschool teachers are passionate and fully equipped with early childhood experience, certificates, and accolades. These include the Florida Department of Children and Families state agency certificate, Continuing Education hours and training twice a month and great family reviews!
What is their take on nutrition?
Tiniciti provides a healthy and well-balanced, homemade lunch, and healthy snacks are provided twice a day. A new menu is updated and emailed to parents monthly. Our food is prepared daily by an in-house chef who analyzes recipes and reviews the menus for balance, completeness, and accuracy.
What about parent participation?
Tiniciti Preschool operates an Open Door Policy for all parents. The purpose of our Open Door Policy is to encourage open communication, feedback, and participation. Our Open Door Policy means that parents are welcome to come and sit in a teacher’s classroom with their child. This way, they can experience first-hand what class feels and looks like from the perspective of the students. Parents are always invited to attend our celebrations, field trips, community events, lectures, and assemblies.
How inclusive is the program?
Tiniciti’s all-inclusive philosophy allows children to learn, grow, enhance their skill levels, develop healthy self-esteem and form close relationships with their teachers and classmates daily. Thirty+ countries and a plethora of languages are represented in our student and staff body! This enhances children’s vocabulary, comprehension skills; in turn, this expands the child’s knowledge base and confidence.
How do Tiniciti teachers communicate with families?
We strive to keep parents connected with what matters most to them: their child’s well being and progress.
Through our school app, we stay in communication with families throughout the entire day. We issue reminders and alert parents about events, updates, and emergency notices by sending texts, email newsletters and push notifications directly to their phones.