The SPCNS focuses its philosophy on the basis that children learn best within the context of play.
SPCNS provides a child-centered environment where:
SPCNS bases its teaching on a negotiated, interactive, and dynamic curriculum for Two's through Pre-K which allows for the children's exploration of the world in which they live.
Children's spirituality is nurtured through the explorations of God's wonders and through values which teach respect, open communication and peaceful conflict resolution.
Active Learning Outdoors
Located in the heart of Shadyside, SPCNS is blessed with a number of large and unique outdoor spaces which compliment our bright, indoor learning classrooms. Outdoor learning is an integral part of our curriculum. Children play outside year round in a variety of areas including:
Learning in a Caring Setting
SPCNS offers a nurturing educational setting for the following ages:
2019-20 openings in 4-year-old/pre-K programs.
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