PreK

About PreK

In PreK, one of our main goals is to prepare your child for a smooth
transition into kindergarten. With the help of a classroom aide, we’ll work on developing each child’s academic and social skills, while encouraging independence. Through engaging, hands-on activities, we hope to instill a lifelong love for learning in each of our students. We can’t wait to see how much our PreK friends grow and learn this year!

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About our Teachers

Mrs. Schwinn and Ms. Wolf are our PreK homeroom teachers. Mrs. Schwinn is a graduate of Ohio University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. Mrs. Schwinn is passionate about teaching and can’t imagine doing anything else!

Ms. Wolf recently graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Early Childhood Education and is a 2015 Golden Apple Scholar.  She is from the south side of Chicago and a product of Catholic education. Ms. Wolf is excited about her first year teaching and looks forward to the incredible things her children will do!

Notes from PreK

Early Childhood Curriculum

Program Philosophy and Goals During the early childhood years, children are learning to trust others outside their families, gaining independence and self-control, and taking initiative and asserting themselves in socially acceptable ways. Children are also learning to think and they learn by doing and playing. Children make sense of the world around them through active […]

Learning at Home

About PreK For All

Preschool For All (PFA) is a high-quality preschool program, in addition to Saint Ann’s preschool program, that will enhance the development of young children. Preschool for All (PFA) offers an appropriate educational program for children who are eligible to participate, as determined by a screening process.