The LEAP School prides itself on its outstanding teaching and directing teams. Each faculty member is chosen for his/her special gifts to the field of early childhood education. The school has a lengthy interview process to insure each qualified candidate is a great match with the philosophical orientation of the school. The program has experienced great longevity of faculty members. This consistency of staffing allows the culture of the school to remain consistent and the program to constantly strive for higher levels of excellence.
Teachers are supported and challenged in a variety of ways. Each member of the team meets weekly for supervision and training that is individualized to their professional level. Teachers participate in weekly staff meetings, curriculum team meeting and participate in ongoing professional development both in and outside of the school. The school values autonomy, creativity and collaboration. Teachers are dedicated, committed and feel a strong sense of purpose is executing the mission of the school. Compensation is competitive and supports the school's ability to retain and attract excellent early childhood educators.
"Our Mission is the foster positive growth in children, parents and teachers through caring, supportive and mutually respectful relationships within a safe, stimulating and child-centered environment. Children, Parents and Teachers represent the "Three Seeds of LEAP."
Every child is seen as a unique individual with gifts. We strive to nurture and develop emotional, social, physical, and cognitive skills of every child. The Language Enrichment Arts Program® (LEAP) encourages self-awareness, self-expression and promotes self-confidence.
"The LEAP School faculty is dedicated to establishing supportive relationships with parents. We believe in consistent, open and honest communication. We value parent education, provide parent resources and welcome parent involvement.
As Educators, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our teaching team. The LEAP School strives to lay the foundation for thoughtful, compassionate, respectful, responsible and creative lifelong learners."