Service Area Morris County, Hudson County, Bergen County, Essex County Hours of Operation Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Each of Community Day Nursery’s eight
classrooms is a multi-age group of fifteen three and four year olds. Classes are led by a certified teacher and a
Our teachers are well-trained in early
childhood. 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.
All teachers at Community Day Nursery
hold at least a Bachelor’s degree, and teacher assistants have at minimum a
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
Several teachers and teacher assistants are bilingual and speak Spanish
Ongoing professional development is
essential for the growth of our teachers.
They have opportunities to work and plan together, attend trainings both
in and out of district, and take part in other professional activities including
early childhood conferences. All teachers are members of the New Jersey
Chapter of NAEYC. They receive the
support and guidance of our administration and work with the Master Teachers
from the East Orange School District.
Our Curriculum 1. Our "Curiosity Corner" curriculum engages 3- and 4-year-olds in literacy-focused, problem-solving activities. Your child's cognitive, physical, social, and emotional growth is promoted with a strong emphasis on language development.
2. Using the award-winning "Second Step" violence prevention program, we're able to teach your child vital social skills like empathy, emotion management, problem solving, and cooperation. These essential life skills help your child in the classroom and at home.
3. Nutritious meals are freshly prepared in our kitchen daily, helping your son or daughter learn the importance of healthy food choices. Your child also learns to be physically active by playing outdoors every day.
Our Partnerships We have strong partnerships with the East Orange School District, NAEYC, United Way of Essex and West Hudson, Family Connections, the Orange Orphan Society, and the Turrell Fund. Our reputation as an outstanding early childhood program is statewide.
Contact us for more information about our effective curriculum.