A high-quality early childhood education ensures that your child will be ready for Kindergarten and beyond. At CDN we ensure that your child will be safe, healthy, and learning each day. Our certified teachers each have at least a Bachelor’s degree, have New Jersey teacher certification, and are well-trained in early childhood development. They build caring relationships with each child, and plan activities that are fun and challenging. Ongoing assessment ensures that children continue to learn and develop.
- The Tools of the Mind research-based curriculum engages three and four year olds in literacy-focused, problem solving activities. Children’s cognitive, physical, and social -emotional growth is promoted with a strong emphasis on language development.
- Nutritious meals are freshly prepared in our kitchen daily so that children learn the importance of making healthy food choices. Children learn to be physically active by playing outdoors every day.
- Our Before and After Care program wraps around the school day to provide a nurturing and safe environment for the children who attend before and after the public school program The wraparound program is staffed by our regular teaching staff members.
Community Day Nursery has offered a high quality early childhood program to the children of East Orange for over a century. Our reputation as an outstanding early childhood program is recognized throughout the state.