St. John's Preschool of Elma
2131 Woodard Rd, Elma, NY  14059   
 652-2700   [email protected]

Director: Our Philosophy 
I have been teaching preschool for 2 years. I graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a B.S. in Elementary Education and a duel certification in Special Education. Over the past two years I've learned how important socialization, role play, and exposure to age appropriate academics is.

St. John's Preschool is a play based educational learning environment. We want our children to learn to love learning, we accomplish this through role play, socialization, and age appropriate academics. Children are encouraged to learn their academic (kindergarten) readiness skills ( colors, numbers, letter sounds, letter names, reciting the alphabet, and name writing) through interactions with the supervising teacher, second teacher and teachers aide(s). Social readiness is emphasized through playtime,and circle time allowing child to learn socially appropriate ways interact with other children in the class. Teacher led instruction is also essential to preparing our three and four year olds for kindergarten. This is done through books, crafts, activities, and music.

                 Give us a call! We'd love to give you a tour and explain our program in more detail!

                                                                     Leah Leuthauser
                                                                  Director and Teacher