Mancos Valley Dragonfly Preschool
Mancos Valley Dragonfly Preschool
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Welcome

Mancos Valley Dragonfly Preschool, a Waldor Inspired preschool in Southwest Colorado

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Classes Now begin September 16th, 2019!

 

Our fabulous Board of Directors and Lead Teacher are busy with grant writing, budget creation, procuring materials, curriculum development, creating policies, procedures, and forms. Construction for the brand new preschool building is underway, with our first class scheduled to begin September 16th, 2019. Join our mailing list below to receive updates on progress! Space is limited as class size will be small; reserve a spot for your preschool aged child by filling in an application form!

 
 
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We’re in the paper!

Check out the article in the Cortez Journal on April 16th, 2019.

Mission

The mission of Mancos Valley Dragonfly Preschool is to foster a love of learning and a reverence for life by providing an education inspired by Waldorf principles that honors the unique wonder and imagination of early childhood. 

Vision

Our non-profit preschool’s compassionate teachers and nature-based atmosphere create a nurturing environment for children to express their unique potential through creative and experiential activities. Through a curriculum based on the Waldorf education model, the Mancos Valley Dragonfly Preschool inspires imaginative and mindful human beings to become advocates for the earth and humanity.

 
Preschool will be bottom right, where X marks the spot!

Preschool will be bottom right, where X marks the spot!


It’s not about a specific type of education. It’s about life, about people and connection, about a sense of wellbeing for yourself, your friends and our world. School, especially Preschool and Kindergarten, should be a place for children to set foundations for those experiences. Let them be children, use their curiosity, keep their magical reverence. They will have plenty of time for academics later. Soon enough they will be learning about the science of seasons. Until then, let them sing about Grandfather fire and Sister rain.
— Kasea Myers, Waldorf Early Childhood Educator