The school fosters a tight multi-age community and close relationships between children and adults, so my child felt seen and appreciated. The teachers encourage the children to act with compassion and intention as they empower the children to explore in their areas of interest, taking each child’s interests seriously. I was particularly fond of the art and literacy aspects of the program.The children had so many opportunities to explore with different materials for prolonged periods of time.  My child saw this as an opportunity to create, explore, experiment and master materials and tools.