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Severna Park Children's Centre

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $235,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,370.

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Posted February 7, 2014

Overall we are pleased with SPCC. Our daughter loves her friends and enjoys learning. Last year our experience was spectacular. Her teachers were loving and it was apparent they thoroughly enjoyed working with children. This year it seems the lead teacher in her room doesn't care. She is always sitting and kids seen to frequently be in time out. We have witnessed children being sent to time out and no discussion is had as to why or what behaviors would be more appropriate. We have never taught young children but as parents of young kids we believe time out is only effective when a lesson is learned. If a child does not know what they did wrong they can't fix it. It would be nice if a quick daily report was sent home to indicate how their day was and/or if there was a problem. Several of our friends, have this at their centers and say it's been helpful so they can reinforce positive behaviors and address negative ones. Relying on a 2-5 year old to communicate this isn't logical. While this year has not been ideal, we know that the teachers next year are outstanding and we are grateful for the assistant director Sue and other staff members who are enthusiastic educators.
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Posted January 7, 2013

SPCC is a wonderful school. Mrs. Jane is one of the most caring and wonderful teacher I have had the pleasure to deal with. The education your child will recieve from this school is stellar. They always have fun activities for the children for all of the holidays. The only negative I could say is the school is a little old and could use some updating.
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Posted April 21, 2010

I love spcc! the staff is amazing as well. my son has been going there for 2 yrs now and he has learned so much.
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Posted December 28, 2009

My husband and I transitioned our son from a home-base childcare to Severna Park Children's Centre when he was two. He has already learned so much since being there. The teachers give great feedback to us everyday and encourage the childrens development. We love Severna Park Children's Centre!
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Posted July 24, 2008

We love spcc ! This is the best center out there i would highly recommend it. My child loves to go to school every day to play with her friends and to be around her favorite teacher ms. Ashley h. Ms. Ashley is a wonderful, warm hearted, caring person who i feel safe knowing my child is in good hands with.
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Posted February 29, 2008

My four year old child is getting the best education. They teach them more than you can believe at this age.
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Posted December 13, 2007

My daughter loves this place. It's a homey environment, with a staff that genuinely cares. The director knows every child by name! I highly recommend it.
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Posted July 5, 2007

Excellent School! My oldest has gone there and is now on her way to kindergarten. My 2nd daughter will be attending this fall. Great teachers, great staff....never felt like I was a bother to anyone. My daughter has learned so much from there and I recommend SPCC to anyone in this area!
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Posted January 17, 2007

I would highly recommend this school to anyone!! I enrolled my son in their half day Pre-K program to prepare him for full day Kindergarten the following year and the entire experience has been incredible for him. He is excited to go to school and is learning so much, socially and academically. The staff are wonderful and care about each child individually! This school has been a very positive influence on my son and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to any parent!
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Posted December 14, 2006

SPCC is a wonderful, nurturing facility. The staff is warm and caring. My 9yr old son loved going there. Now, my daughter is enrolled and she is excited each time to go to school to learn and see her friends. Even my nephew who will be 20 soon, was enrolled way back when. Some of the same staff is still there from when he went. That says a lot. I would highly recommend Severna Park Children's Centre!
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144 Ritchie Highway
Pasadena, MD 21122
Phone: (410) 647-3504

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