Here's what former WUMP parents are saying about....
"You have the best playground/garden area of any church preschool I have ever seen. It is a gem and a huge asset to the school."
WUMP's Pre-k Program
"I love the play-based curriculum. My child "graduated" from Pre-k with a great sense of confidence."
"...the wonderful friends and teacher. I couldn't have asked for a more perfect balance in a Pre-k program."
"I couldn't have imagined a more fun, positive, Pre-k experience!"
"We're very happy with the Pre-k class and program. You did a great job getting (our daughter) ready for kindergarten."
"(Our daughter) was comfortable and happy making the transition to Elementary. She had a good knowledge of all skills necessary to start school successfully."
Marci William, lead teacher, M-F pre-k
"...creates an amazingly inviting classroom, where there is a perfect balance of structure and nurture. She truly understands each child's strengths and needs and fosters them in her class. Outstanding teacher!"
"...is amazing. She is so attuned to each child's needs and makes sure they are met. She is such a nurturing and supportive educator."
"...in incredible! She is tuned in to each student on every level."
Helen Sun, co-teacher, Young 3's class
"...helps establish a loving, caring classroom environment."
"...is so calm and pleasant. She is so welcoming and makes the children feel so comfortable in the classroom."
"...is kind, loving and very aware of the children's needs and personalities."
Erin Mason-Kerr, lead teacher, M-F pre-k class
"Ms. Erin really seemed to love each child, and the joy on her face talking to them and to parents about them."
"...is knowledgable in her field, respectful of my child and family, and makes us feel welcome every day."
"...is a wonderful role model for my son. She is patient, kind, thoughtful, engaging and truly loves what she does!"
"Amazing! What a wonderful year. We appreciate the time and caring she has invested in our son."
"...provides experiences that nurture a variety of interests and also ones that prepare my child to be confident elementary student capable of handling new challenges."
Kim Mear, co-teacher, MWF infant class
"...is patient, kind, and understands developmental needs and differences."
"...is compassionate and brings out the best in our child."
"...shows genuine interest in the class and provides nurturing, positive experiences and environment."
Cristela Hernandez, lead teacher, Older 2's class
"...truly cares about which each child is going through. She is kind, loving, and observant of needs."
"...amazes me with her knowledge of child development. I have learned so much from her."
Barbara Southward, lead teacher, Young 3's class
"...has a good balance of gentle/loving and firm/in control. She is even-tempered and consistent."
"...gentle, kind and loving towards the children. She has such a beautiful connection with her class.
Cathryn Chiappe, lead teacher, TTH Young 2's
"...is amazing!!! We were so lucky to land in her classroom. We all adore her!"
"...is wonderful. She appreciates the individuality of each child and makes the learning environment fun and educational for the entire class. She is always warm, welcoming, and nurturing."
"...does an excellent job communicating our son's progress with developmental skills as it relates to the learning environment. Often offering suggestions for improvement and additional opportunities to improve his skills. Very creative and fun environment and classroom."
Laura Clark, lead teacher, MWF Young 2's class
"...is so kind and nurturing! She clearly loves and respects children. We are grateful!"
"...is so kind and caring. She helps make the classroom environment so warm and nurturing."