Our Mission & Philosophy
Our program provides social, musical, physical, & linguistic play experience for each child’s individual developmental needs. WVCP is all about learning through play!
Westboro Village Cooperative Preschool is a non-profit Co-operative Preschool. It was founded more than 30 years ago on the dual principal that children learn through play and that parental involvement is key to any child’s educational success. Our goal is to provide children an optimal learning experience in a safe and caring setting. Our co-operative environment encourages children, parents and teachers to share ideas, socialize, make connections, and build community. Our program provides social, musical, physical, and linguistic play experiences for each child’s individual developmental needs.
Our co-operative environment encourages children, parents and teachers to share ideas, socialize, make connections, and build community.
How We Co-Operate
At the Westboro Village Cooperative Preschool, parent contribution is key to the school’s success.
Our warm and caring educational environment, as well as our reasonable tuition rates, are maintained by the support of our members.
Member parents can expect:
+ to have a duty day on average once every 6-8 weeks
+ to participate in fundraising
+ to be punctual in accordance with school schedules
+ to do an occasional (usually once per year) load of laundry
+ to participate by voting on amendment changes of the co-op bylaws
+ to attend the general meetings, three times yearly
+ to participate in one of several committees devoted to fundraising, publicity, maintenance of the school, and organizing annual concerns
As a co-operative, our preschool welcomes the varied talents, skills, knowledge and experience of all members into our program. If you have a talent or resource that would be a benefit in the classroom, we encourage such contributions.
Helping Your Child Explore, Grow, & Learn
We employ professional teachers with a variety of different educational experiences, but, at the Westboro Village Co-operative Preschool, parents are an integral part of daily education, as well as the annual renewal of programs and facilities.
What Our Families are Saying
“The teachers truly care about and love the children. I could think of no better place to give my kids a head start in life.”
“It was our first time enrolling our son in preschool so we were nervous at first but the teachers and coop board are so incredible that they soon made us feel comfortable. Our son is excited every morning about going to school. We are very thankful to have discovered Westboro Village Cooperative Preschool and its incredible staff. We highly recommend WVCP.”
“Our child has learned so much from the pre-school program. She started at WVCP at 2 years, now 4 we have seen amazing changes in her independence and confidence. She loves her pre-school teachers!”
“Flexible schedules and Amazing teachers, my girls love their little school!”
“I love the flexible schedule and the chance it gives my toddler to be independent, spend time with her peers and with other caring adults. Because it is a coop and there is parent involvement, I have been able to ask the teachers to program lessons and play based on what we are working on and interested at home.”