serving DC families for over 60 years
At Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School (CHCNS) we view the child as one who is dynamic and curious and who approaches the world with a competent and individual set of learning strategies and abilities. We believe each child has the right to a nurturing, safe, and playful learning environment which fosters social and emotional growth.
Frances Slaughter (Ms. Frances), the Program Director and Teacher, has been preparing three- and four-year-olds for their transition to kindergarten for more than 40 years. CHCNS is a loosely structured program as Ms. Frances’ goal is to create a fun environment so that kids are excited about school. This type of environment also provides children a dynamic opportunity where they are free explore and discover.
Our program allows children to work on social & emotional development, communication & language skills, personal & physical development, as well as explore our local community. Our curriculum focuses on the following fundamental concepts:
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