Have you ever had a question and didn’t know where to find the answer? If so, you’ve come to the right place.
This section is a compilation of answers to the questions most commonly asked by our constituents. Just start by following one of the links below. If you can’t find the question you wanted to ask, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Do you charge tuition?
Tuition to attend the Trinity Preschool for the 2019-20 academic year is $2,611 per semester; however, Trinity Preschool’s mission is to provide a tuition-free or low-tuition, high-quality early development education program for families who wish to enroll their 3 – 4 year old children. Therefore, Pre-K Scholarships are available for children of families with combined income of $85,000 or less through the preschool’s Educational Investment Tax Credit (EITC) program. Eligible families are required to fill out application forms with which the preschool can help.
For further details, see our Parent/Guardian Handbook by clicking on this link: https://campcurtinpreschool.presencehost.net/parent-resources/#content_bcf092cbe01fd9b067a2b2f9b05e66fa_item_11145880
What is my donation used for?
The Preschool curriculum is inspired by “Constructivist” priciples which hold that children learn best by doing. Our teachers aim to provide a stimulating environment that inspires children to ask questios and become active learners. Your donation will go toward supplies to provide a challenging and fun environment such as: creative arts, dramatic play, sensory play, manipulatives, science, literature, music & movement.
Do you provide childcare before or after school?
Not at this time. For the fall semester beginning August 19 the Trinity Preschool will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
When does your semester begin and end for the fall and spring?
Trinity Preschool follows the Harrisburg School District schedule for the first and last days of both the fall and spring semesters.
For the 2019-20 school year, classes begin on Monday, August 19, 2019 and end on Friday, May 29, 2020
What holidays is the school closed?
Trinity Preschool generally follows the holiday schedule for the Harrisburg School District (this does not include teacher in-service days).
For the 2019-20 school year the Preschool will be closed for the following holidays/In-service days:
- Labor Day (Monday, September 2)
- Columbus Day (Monday, October 14)
- Veterans Day (Monday, November 11)
- Parent/teacher conferences (Tuesday, November 12)
- Thanksgiving Break (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, November 27, 28 & 29)
- Winter Break (Monday, December 23 through Thursday, January 2)
- Martin Luther King Day (Monday, January 20)
- In-Service Day (Friday, February 7)
- President’s Day (Monday, February 17)
- In-Service Day (Friday, March 13
- Spring Break (Thursday, Friday & Monday, April 9, 10 & 13)
- In-Service Day (Friday, May 8)
- Parent/teacher conferences (Friday, May 22)
- Memorial Day, (Monday, May 25)
Does my child need to be toilet trained?
Yes. All children must be fully toilet trained and in underwear (no pull-ups) pror to being enrolled in the Trinity Preschool.
For further details, see our Parent/Guardian Handbook by clicking on this link: https://campcurtinpreschool.presencehost.net/parent-resources/#content_bcf092cbe01fd9b067a2b2f9b05e66fa_item_11145887
Does my child have to be immunized?
Yes. In accordance with instructions from the Department of Human Services, our facility we may not accept or retain a child at the facility for more than 60 days following the first day of attendance at the facility unless the parent provides written verification from a physician, physician’s assistant, CRNP, the Department of Health or a local health department of the dates (month, day and year) the child was administered immunization in accordance with the recommendations of the ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices).
For further details, see our Parent/Guardian Handbook by clicking on this link: https://campcurtinpreschool.presencehost.net/parent-resources/