Preschool Enrichment Program Administrative Staff Before-Care Kindergarten Preschool Preschool Enrichment Program Special Services & Programs Time For Two Transitional Kindergarten Transitional Kindergarten Enrichment Preschool Enrichment is a registered class in addition to your regular Preschool class. You must register for the Enrichment Program separately from the Preschool Program. Enrollment in the Enrichment Program is limited.Our Program Offers:An appreciation of God’s world through activityExperimentation with scienceLearning about the world around usNature explorationExperiences with cooking and bakingSpanish and sign language studyCreativity through danceEncouragement of play actingExpressive artThe development of positive self-image through playLiving and life skillsAn expansion of the ACCESS curriculumSchedules & InfoExtend your preschooler’s regular class day from 11:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.3-year-olds: available Tuesday and Thursday4-year-olds: available Monday, Wednesday, FridayEnables your child to attend all day with the same teacher and childrenPreschool Enrichment PhilosophyThe children are guided by qualified teachers, and will explore their world through thematic units. This encourages children to build self-esteem, friendships, confidence, interdependence and independence. The UPSK Enrichment Program is designed to enhance our Preschool Program and extends the curriculum.UPSK Preschool Enrichment Program is open to all Ursuline Preschool students who are registered in our 3s & 4s Preschool Program. This program extends the Preschool class to all day. Available for 3s on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Available for 4s on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m.Our TeachersBarb ContiPreschool Teacher/Preschool EnrichmentTeacher Email: [email protected]BioBarb was a stay-at-home mom until she began her career at UPSK in 2008 as Director of our After-Care Program. She became a teaching assistant in 3s, 4s, and Kindergarten before developing the Preschool Enrichment Program. Barb and her husband have three grown daughters. Barb graduated from Hubbard High School and the Youngstown College of Business. She received the WFMJ and Giant Eagle Class Act Award in 2014. She enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family.Heidi StacyPreschool EnrichmentAssistant Email: [email protected]BioHeidi, her husband and two children came to Canfield from Pittsburgh. She graduated from Clarion University, having earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and a Bachelor of Science in Education. Heidi loves traveling and attending her kids' baseball, volleyball and basketball games. Grace Lape Preschool EnrichmentAssistant Email: [email protected]Bio Grace is the youngest of nine children. She graduated from Boardman High School and earned an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University. Grace is an assistant in Preschool Enrichment. She joined UPSK in 2015. She has a dog named Molly. Grace is energetic, bubbly, has a warm smile, and loves working with young children.