SUMMIT, NJ - Registration for Preschool at The Connection for Women and Families begins January 21 for the 2016-17 school year. The Connection’s Preschool, open to boys and girls ages 3-5, is designed to encourage a lifetime of active learning by helping children develop the right habits, attitudes and skills that will prepare them to become successful students.

The Connection’s certified Preschool is taught by a committed, enthusiastic and certified teachers and staff in a state-of-the-art facility. The staff members establish child care environments that are clean, fun, creative and child-centered.

Each day preschoolers explore, discover and learn by hands-on interactive read-aloud, imaginative play, building blocks, storytelling and creative arts. In addition, preschoolers can participate in enrichment activities like: dance, swimming lessons, gymnastics, theater and sports & fitness.

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The Connection’s Preschool offers flexible scheduling for both parents and students. Morning, 8:45 - 11:30 a.m., afternoon, 8:45 a.m. - 1 p.m., and all day, 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., options are available Monday through Friday, with parents choosing the days and hours that work best for them and their child.

“We strive to provide a stimulating environment designed to guide children to discover new information, skills and concepts. Our child development curriculum offers the best social, emotional, academic and cognitive experiences for children. We provide a variety of early childhood educational experiences that encourage a positive self-image and a joy in the learning process. We respect each child as an individual who possesses a unique personality, intelligence and creativity,” said Christina Bariese, Preschool Director.

Parents are encouraged to come meet the program's teachers and tour the facility. To receive a brochure and registration form, visit:, call 908.273.4242, or stop by 79 Maple Street in Summit.

Full and Partial Scholarships are available for all of The Connection’s classes and activities, including The Connection’s Preschool. To find out more about our financial assistance program visit The Connection for Women and Families is a non-profit, human service organization providing a variety of programs and activities open to everyone in the community. 

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