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CHUM Co-OP Preschool

7028 Oakland Drive, Portage, MI

Costimate: $207/wk

CHUM Co-op Preschool is a non-profit, educational and developmental program for young children. We are owned and operated by the parents of those attending, and are licensed by the state of Michigan. Our preschool has been in operation since 1970.

Our programs are lead by a degreed Early Childhood Development Professional and provide a variety of hands on developmentally appropriate experiences to support your child's growth in their journey towards kindergarten readiness.

-- The Three Year Old Class

For children who will be 3 years of age by September 1, 2019 and completely toilet trained.

Class runs Tuesday & Thursday 9:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Curriculum focuses on a smooth transition for a first time school experience. Each child will experience opportunities to look to an adult other than a parent for direction and support. The child will learn to interact with a group of peers in a socially acceptable manner. A child's learning is greatly enhanced once their social-emotional and physical needs are met.

The 3s Class has 14 students (maximum) with the teacher and three Parent Volunteers.

--The Four Year Old Class

For children who will be 4 years of age by September 1, 2019 and completely toilet trained.

Class runs Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Curriculum includes letter recognition, science activities, fine motor activities, cooking, large motor skills, and art exploration. This class stimulates cooperative play, developing listening skills, direction following, transitions, self control and confidence.

The 4AM Class has 16 children (maximum) with the teacher and two Parent Volunteers.

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What types of preschool can I find in Portage, MI?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Portage, MI. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Portage, MI for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
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