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Corning Children's Center added 6 new photos.

Last week, this class took a group photo on the walking bridge and then ventured to the Corning Farmers Market to buy some strawberries. The kids were very excited to smell them! Later in the day during circle, they read “The Little Mouse, Big Hungry Bear and the Red Ripe Strawberry.”
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Corning Children's Center added 2 new photos.

We love when Kimberly visits to read her Bookroo books! Our Children's Library is growing each month with her generous donations. :)
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NEWS RELEASE: Corning Children’s Center Earns Middle States Re-accreditation

Corning, NY (June 23, 2017) – Corning Children’s Center announced today that it has earned re-accreditation by the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools, a worldwide leader in accreditation and continuous school improvement. Corning Children’s Center was first accredited in 2005 and is proud to have been one of the first early age schools to be accredited by the Middle States Association.

“We are pleased to have earned re-accreditation by the Middle States Association and to share our success with the community, especially the teachers, parents and students who worked so hard to make this possible,” said Peigi Cook, Corning Children’s Center executive director. “Re-accreditation confirms and validates the work we do each and every day to ensure a top quality education for our young learners.”

Accreditation is a self-evaluation process that schools voluntarily undergo to demonstrate they are meeting a defined and validated set of performance standards. The accreditation process helps schools – and ultimately students –continuously grow and improve.

The process begins with a self-study that is conducted by the school and requires input from school leaders, teachers, parents and students. Following the self-study, a team of volunteer educators from Association member schools conducts an on-site peer review visit to observe school operations and interview various stakeholders.

The visiting team makes its recommendation to the Middle States Association Commissions, which votes on the accreditation.

“The accreditation process examines schools in a holistic way, supplementing student testing data and providing a more complete measure of a school’s performance,” said Henry G. Cram, Ed.D., president of the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools. “School leaders, teachers and parents are to be commended for working together to create a concrete plan focused on providing high quality education for all students.”

Pictured from left to right: Michael Donlon, Corning Children's Center board member & Middle States Association (MSA) re-accreditation project lead; Tom McConnell, Corning Children’s Center board vice president & MSA re-accreditation project team member; Peigi Cook, Corning Children’s Center executive director & MSA re-accreditation project team member; Kevin Julien, Corning Children’s Center board president & MSA re-accreditation project team member.
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Corning Children's Center added 24 new photos.

What an adventure! A few praying mantises escaped into this Pre-K room after hatching. Here are some photos of their capture and subsequent release into the Courtyard. The Lego creations are "toys" the children thought the mantises would need after they hatched. They were very excited to see them "playing" with the toys!
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Corning Children's Center added an event.

Come hear your child(ren) sing their favorite Mandarin songs on the stage outside of B-wing.
A3, A4, A5, B4: 3:30
C-wing: 3:50
B3: 4:10
B5: 4:30
(Performance will be in the library/classroom if it rains.)
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Mandarin Sing-along

June 20, 2017, 3:30pm

Corning Childrens Center

Come hear your child(ren) sing their favorite Mandarin songs on the stage outside of B-wing. A3, A4, A5, B4: 3:30 C-wing: 3:50 B3: 4:10 B5: 4:30 (Performance will be in the library/classroom if it rai...