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Our Mission

To provide young children with a secure and loving atmosphere in which to grow, develop a positive self-image and learn the joy of Jewish life.

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Our Community

Preschoolers experience so many firsts. For our families, CJP provides them with their first connection to Shalom Park’s numerous agencies and often a first connection to Jewish life.
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Experience

Curriculum

Reggio Emilia

Our curriculum takes a student-centered approach to Early Childhood education where children learn by experience and is designed to respect each child as a capable and unique individual.
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Enrichment

Dynamic Enrichment

From weekly special lessons to special events, our students enjoy activies that enrich their everyday experiences through play, exploration, and celebration. 
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Community

Integrated Jewish Values

Judaism is the foundation for our curriculum and Jewish values are incorporated into students' experiences through daily activities, observance of traditions, and exploration of Jewish culture. 
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Staff

Who We Are

Our teachers and staff are dedicated to creating a loving and safe environment that instills within each child an excitement towards learning and a joyful attitude toward Judaism.
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Our Founders

August 2, 2022
  • Full Day "Meet the Teacher"

    August 2, 2022  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Learn.Grow.Connect

While the students are away (on summer break,) the teachers will… LEARN!!! We are so excited for six of our educators who are participating in @reggioemilialliance NAREA Summer Conference! Our teachers are taking a deep dive at the conference and can’t wait to apply what they have learned in the classroom in August! #cjpisforme ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy summer, everybody!WE ARE HIRING for the 2022-2023 school year. We are looking for qualified, passionate early childhood educators for a half-day lead, half-day assistant, and full-day assistant. If you're interested, please send your resume and letter of interest to becca.green@charlottejewishpreschool.org. Not interested, but know someone who might be? Go ahead and share this post! We want THE BEST staff to kick off a new school year with us. ... See MoreSee Less
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"Playful learning describes a learning context in which children learn content while playing freely (free play or self-directed play), with teacher guidance (guided play), or in a structured game. By harnessing children's natural curiosity and their proclivities to experiment, explore, problem solve, and stay engaged in meaningful activities - especially when doing so with others - teachers maximize learning while individualizing learning goals." -"The Power of Playful Learning in the Early Childhood Setting" by Zosh et. al.Learning through play has prepared out PreK students for Kindergarten - our incredible team of teachers has worked to foster a sense of wonder in each of them that we hope carries through their entire lives. Stay curious, and best of luck to you as you move on to Kindergarten. We will miss you ❤❤❤ ... See MoreSee Less
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From Ms. Stephanie, our talented infant teacher:"Watching our youngest students (ages 4 months to 7 months) at CJP learn the core values through exploring and play has been one of the most rewarding years of my career! I have been a part of all their firsts - first sounds, first rolls, first crawls, first steps, first signs, and even some first words! Allowing the kids to explore with the provocations has taught them kavod, limud, kehillah, and b'tzelem Elohim! Now they are between 14 months and 17 months! We can't wait to see how they continue to grow here at CJP!"Wishing everyone a fabulous summer, we can't wait to see your smiling faces back here in August ☀️☀️☀️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Their artwork turned into masterpieces as they developed fine motor skills, they used the globe to find Israel for Yom Ha'atzma'ut, they developed gross motor skills on the playground, and engaged in water play during Science. Who could we be talking about? The Little Explorers, of course! Ms. Jenn and Ms. Christy captured some beautiful moments with their students this year, and now they'll be movin' on up to the 3s! Best of luck to you, Little Explorers - see you in August on the SECOND FLOOR! ... See MoreSee Less
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