The Kindergartens’ parents learned about the Center’s literacy process and methodology. Teachers who facilitated the workshop emphasized the importance of parents supporting and accompanying their child during this stage in their learning and development.


Doctors, engineers, nurses, bakers, firefighters, police officers, and even a photojournalist! Kids dressed up as different professionals as part of last week’s theme, "Professions and Trades".

"What can I give to others?"

This is a question Stephanie asks herself a lot. She is the newest member of the team and started working at the beginning of May as a lead teacher, with a focus on improving the pedagogy at the Child Development Center.


This week we are happy to introduce you to Mateo Alexander, a 4 year-old preschool student - who always greets with a hug and by saying, “Buenos Dias!” or “Buenas Tardes”

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Programa Velasco

P.O. Box 601
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Tel: (331) 481-6517
E-mail: [email protected]