Welcome to The Ivy Vine Preschool
Thank you for your interest in our preschool. Our goal is to provide your family with a one-of-a-kind experience in some of the most formative years of your child’s life. We strive to deliver an environment where we can help grow extraordinary children. Through discovery, exploration, and a faith-based curricular approach to teaching, we provide a unique developmentally appropriate environment for each child to thrive. I cannot wait to meet your family and hope that The Ivy Vine Preschool will be the perfect fit for this season of your child’s life.
Director of The Ivy Vine Preschool
Why Choose Us
The mission of Ivy Vine Preschool is to grow extraordinary children by providing an environment for young children to thrive spiritually, emotionally, cognitively, socially and physically while learning about Jesus and preparing for kindergarten.
We want our students to be successful in preschool and beyond. Therefore, all aspects of Ivy Vine Preschool, including classroom design, schedules, teaching, and discipline methods are based on developmentally appropriate practices. This allows children to be challenged in ways that enhance growth.
Our play-based curriculum provides a robust variety of fun and educational hands-on exploratory activities. It is flexible in allowing teachers to supplement additional experiences based on the interests of the students in each classroom. Within our Bible studies curriculum, we provide opportunities to learn about Jesus’ love for us and opportunities to share that love with others in our school and our community.
Goals and Objectives
Our goal is to create an environment where children thrive in all areas of development. By using a flexible curriculum that allows customization, Ivy Vine Preschool classrooms will be a unique environment filled with play, hands-on experiences, and exploration to guide the academic and spiritual learning processes. When our students graduate from Ivy Vine Preschool, they will know they are loved by Jesus, they will know how to share that love with others, and they will be ready socially and academically to begin kindergarten.
Our teachers all love Jesus and are passionate about their calling to teach young children. Their goal is to provide a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone partners in the learning experience. Positive guidance strategies based on the Conscious Discipline method will be used in the classroom. Communication with our families about the development and progress of each student will be consistent and on-going throughout the school year.
Safety will always be the top priority of our administration at Ivy Vine Preschool. All of our teachers and administrators have passed federal, state and local level background checks and fingerprinting processes. We have a locking security system on our doors to prevent intruders from entering the building. In addition, there are surveillance cameras in all of the classrooms to provide peace of mind to parents.
The curriculum we use is a flexible and integrated curriculum written by Teaching Strategies that balances academic learning with play; both essential elements of healthy childhood development. More details about Teaching Strategies can be learned from visiting www.teachingstrategies.com. In addition to Teaching Strategies, we use the Abeka Bible curriculum. As part of our Bible studies we have many activities and experiences planned (including weekly chapel) to introduce young children to the blessings we receive from God and how to be a good servant with those resources.
The Ivy Vine Preschool meets at Genesis Church and is a partner of their ministry. Genesis Church’s heart is that all can encounter life in Christ, discover their God-given purpose, and live out their destiny daily. Genesis has been in the McKinney community for many years, and has a passion for making an impact for God’s Kingdom while bettering our community. More information about Genesis can be found by visiting their website below.
Programs For Any Schedule
Whatever your weekly schedule, we offer a wide variety of options to match your schedule, including afternoon extended care options.
Located in the heart of McKinney, we are located at a convenient and central intersection (Virginia Parkway & Ridge), which will help with your morning commute.
Our parent portal offers an easy and convenient way to stay up to date with your child’s enrollment at The Ivy Vine Preschool. Whether it’s updating schedules, payments or your child’s allergies, our Parent Portal will help give you peace of mind.
All of our classrooms have a lead teacher (degreed) and an assistant. Every one of our teachers have a love for educating young children and share in the commitment of Ivy Vine Preschool in teaching our students to love Jesus, to love others, and to love learning.