Cotter Early Childhood Center

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Science in the Preschool Classroom

Science in the Preschool Classroom

Teaching Science to young children is exciting and fun! Preschool aged children learn about science and the world around them through inquiry (exploring). Just as listening to stories and learning the alphabet introduces young children to the world of literacy,...

Paid preschool holding open house March 7

Paid preschool holding open house March 7

Cotter Early Childhood Center will host an open house on March 7 for families interested in paid Developmental Preschool for next year.  The open house will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  In addition to free GSRP preschool for families, Cotter offers Developmental...

Marvelous Math!

Marvelous Math!

Math is a HUGE part of learning in PreK! Our teaching staff loves to approach math in playful ways that children can engage in. Math in PreK looks like counting items one by one, recognizing numbers, making patterns, graphing, sorting, working with shapes, puzzles,...

Community Update

February 21, 2024 Greetings Miller and Cotter Families,  As most of you are aware, there was a very scary incident in our neighborhood afterschool last Friday. A few blocks from our buildings, a person fired a gun while in their home. Although this situation was...

Art in PreK

Art in PreK

Children in GSRP PreK get to experience art in so many ways! Whether it is painting, playdough, clay, collaging, dancing, drawing, etc. our students always have creative control over their art. We love to watch their creativity shine as they try out new materials. Did...

Working on Writing in Preschool

Working on Writing in Preschool

What does preschool writing look like? Working on writing in preschool takes many forms! Drawing, letter recognition, name writing, labeling, and listening to stories are just a few ways that young children are exposed to and begin practicing writing. As children grow...

High School Senior Scholarship Opportunity

High School Senior Scholarship Opportunity

LAHC-Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities is currently accepting applications for its 2024 Scholarship Program. Please share the attached flyer with senior high school students and encourage them to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.For more...