Educational Program

MCPK’s nationally-recognized program offers a joyous, child-emergent curriculum which fully prepares children for success in kindergarten and beyond.

  • Building from Dr. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences, children engage in projects based based learning utilizing the children's interests and natural curiosity.
  • Learning is play-based and tailored to each child’s unique personality.
  • Children thrive and confidence soars as their curiosity is rewarded with information.
  • Creating 21st century learners and leaders who can communicate, think critically, and work with others to solve problems.
  • Emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) which is seamlessly incorporated into every exploration.
  • A related arts program that offers classes in music/movement, visual arts, gym, naturalist/gardening, as well as an anti-bias curriculum program. 
  • Teaching faculty possess undergraduate and graduate degrees in Early Childhood Education and/or related fields. Teaching Associates have extensive experience and many have earned advanced credentials including the Child Development Associates (CDA). Many faculty members are certified by the State of New Jersey in Early Childhood Education (P-3 Certification) or Elementary Education. Each classroom has a support teacher to help support each child's strengths and needs.  
  • Adheres to the New Jersey State Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards as aligned to the Common Core.