The Peace School is a cooperative preschool and socialization program, based at the licensed Vazquez Family Child Care. The program started in November 2006, through the efforts of four families that were looking for a program that would provide a supportive environment, committed to nonviolence, empathy, anti-bias and emergent curriculum. We provide a variety of enriching play-based experiences in a home environment.
A fundamental goal of our program is to provide a safe and nurturing environment where emotional literacy and peaceful conflict resolution are fostered. Our belief is that these are the foundations from which a child's natural wonder about the world can flourish. Incorporating the child's first teacher, the parent, into the program provides continuity between the home and the child-care environment and makes use of the valuable skills and talents of our families.