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Our Child-Led, Play-Based Preschool

Toddler Program for age 18 months old.Our engaging summer program sessions include a petting zoo, bubble show, jumpy houses, water play, and more. Rooted in Jewish values, our inclusive preschool welcomes you to our special and caring preschool community. Families of all faiths are welcome. Don't miss out - schedule a tour now by emailing:

NEW Families:

Is your family ready to apply to join our preschool? New families begin by filling out the: New Family Application 

CURRENT Families:

Already part of our preschool and ready to enroll for the summer or new year ahead? First, Log In (your username is your email, and if you forgot your password, use the "forgot password" link), and after logging in, enroll for the new school year via the Online School Enrollment Page - select the term called "SHECC Preschool 2024-2025 School Year." 

Upcoming Calendars & Tuition Details:

Our Mission

The Shir Hadash Early Childhood Center creates a safe and nurturing Jewish early childhood environment, inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia, rooted in our congregational community and Reform Jewish values. The ECC welcomes families of all faiths. Membership in Congregation Shir Hadash is not required.

Shir Hadash Early Childhood Center(SHECC) is a fully licensed program for children ages 18-months-old to age 6 (before a child enters Kindergarten). Children must be 18-months-old begin in the Center. A child is not required to be toilet trained to join our program.

Our programs incorporate the Reggio style of investigation in the areas of nature, art, play, music, sports, and creativity. This approach seeks to help children connect to the knowledge they already have, expand upon that base of knowledge, and to internalize the skills of observing, communicating, questioning and information gathering. Learn more about our school year and summer programs.

Connections to art, music, movement, and nature are built during this process. Not only are the teachers and children a part of this process, but families and the community are involved as well. Learn more about the curriculum and about the Reggio Philosophy.

Interested in taking a tour? We'd love to show you around our space! To schedule a visit for your family, or to join our waitlist, email:

Shir Hadash Early Childhood Center (SHECC) is part of Congregation Shir Hadash (CSH). Congregation Shir Hadash is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charity; our Federal tax ID number is 94-2662529.

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