The WhizKidz Story
Welcome to Whiz Kidz Preschool, when you join us, you’re joining a community, a school family. We are so much more than just childcare. We strive to create a safe place for children to grow and thrive; as well as offer parents the convenience of all-inclusive care and foster a place for parents to meet and create a support system to navigate parenting together.
What sets Whiz Kidz apart is that our play based curriculum and environments are intentionally planned so that children are scaffolded into new learning opportunities. Our program considers the whole child not just mind. We do that by reciting our daily positive affirmations, gratitude prayer before meals, conscious discipline principles, social emotional awareness, as well as including learning experiences not just structured activities.
Our weekly enrichment classes include Gardening, Music, PE, Cooking and Art/Tinkering, offer ample opportunities for children to explore their own expression and creativity.
Martha with her 3 boys and Husband Tom.
We are a family owned and operated preschool, founded by Ms. Martha, a mom and certified teacher. We are families serving families. Wanting to create a place not only for our founder’s children to thrive but others as well, Ms. Martha’s focus has always been ensuring our program and staff has a standard of quality and love a family environment offers. When she started in her home preschool in 2007, she had big dreams to serve many children and families. Now operating a multi-site preschool operation, with a hundreds of children she continues to find ways to grow and offer our program to more families and filling a need of quality early childhood education in our communities across the valley.
Our team is carefully selected and trained to make Whiz Kidz Preschool the best place to be! Our training and support, team outings and benefits we offer our staff are a step above the rest, ensuring that our team is strong and their needs are taken care of, so that they can take care of our children’s needs.
We would love to meet you and your family, come see for yourself all we have to offer, schedule a personalized tour today!
It is my vision that each child that enters our schools, joins a community of children, families and teachers. Engaging in the joy, curiosity and wonder of childhood
– Ms. Martha
Our school gates are locked during school hours. A door code is required to come into the school and each family is provided their own code.
Meals, snacks, diapers, wipes and even weekly nap laundry is all taken care of by us! Offering parents the convenience of managing less things.
Our play based school readiness program includes weekly theme based curriculum aligned to AZ state academic standards, Zoo Phonics, child directed experiences through centers, art, and nature.
We believe children learn best through play and exploration. We have created outside learning environments to foster curiosity, exploration and play.
All Natural Meals:
Meals are prepared in house and menus are planned to ensure the highest balance and nutrition. A lot of the produce is from local farms and when possible we use organic products. *Vegetarian option available.
-Brightwheel mobile application is used for daily reporting.
-Conferences are held twice a year, at the beginning and end of the school year.
-Portfolios: Each child will have a portfolio to document assessments, progress, observations, and work samples.
As busy parents ourselves, we understand how hectic it is to be a parent. We make it easy for you to maintain your busy professional life, all-the-while still being able to keep your children active in extracurricular activities, preschool programs and our the other programs that we offer.
Our Phoenix location is participating in Arizona’s Quality First Program. As we enter our third year of participation, we continue to improve our services to kids and families and work closely with specialists and professionals to reach very high benchmarks for our staff and management.
We are also committed to motivating our children to eat right, stay physically fit, and being happy. As part of this commitment, our staff members receive ongoing training, support, and resources as part of our participation in Empower Plus. Our commitment also involves promoting family style dining, limiting sugar and high calorie foods, and offering fresh fruits and vegetables daily.
Our preschool collaborates with outside programs to improve our services to kids and families. All of our locations participate in the T.E.A.C.H. program which is an initiative to increase the professional qualifications of early education teachers. We support our teachers by encouraging them to continue their education, reimbursing them for school tuition and costs, and sponsoring them in Arizona’s T.E.A.C.H. program.
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