The Co-op is run by a dedicated staff and a Board of Trustees comprised of volunteers. Our staff is composed of qualified teachers with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and highly trained teachers’ assistants. The teachers are aided by one or more co-oping adults each day. Our child to adult ratio is 5:1 in the 2 1/2 year-old program, 6:1 in the 3-year-old program and 6:1 in the 4-year-old program. The average tenure of our teachers and teaching assistants is 12.5 years.
The teachers and support staff are the heart and soul of the school, spending countless hours to provide a quality pre-school experience for each and every Co-op student. The entire staff regularly participates in local, county, and statewide professional development workshops to keep informed about the most current research and ideas in early childhood education. Monthly staff meetings are held to facilitate the exchange of ideas and to provide a forum for discussion of curriculum and class activities.