Why choose Gladstone kindergarten?

potter_1_126568855Why choose Gladstone kindergarten?

At the Gladstone Center for Family & Community (GCCF), we specialize in early childhood education, and meeting the needs of the whole child.Gladstone has years of experience providing full-day kindergarten.  We offer both breakfast and lunch. Our state-of-the-art facility includes a large covered playground for rainy day fun.

Enrichment activities include field trips to the OMSI science museum and the zoo, children’s theater performances, a school garden, and learning zones. The longer school day provides a well-rounded education experience with weekly lessons from education specialists:
• music
• physical education
• 
art
• technology, including classroom iPads
• science

The GCCF offers a number of community events for families with small children:
bi-monthly Story Hours, parent classes, family movie nights, spaghetti/bingo night, and more.

Through partner organizations in the building, the following services are available to students and their families:images
• a relief nursery
• a public health clinic
• a Family Resource Coordinator
• mental health services
• support for students with learning disabilities
• adult GED classes
• teen and adult tutors
• volunteers to support GCCF programs and classrooms

For more information or to take a tour, call Heidi at 503-496-3939.