Child Growth and Development: Understanding how children acquire language and creative expression and develop physically, cognitively, and socially.
Learning Environment and Curriculum: Establishing an environment that provides learning experiences that meet each child’s needs, capabilities, and interests.
Child Observation and Assessment: Observing what children know and can do in order to provide curriculum that meets their developmental and learning needs.
Family and Community: Encouraging families work collaboratively to meet children’s needs.
Health, Safety, and Nutrition: Maintaining an environment that ensures children’s healthy development, safety and nourishment.
Interactions with Children: Establishing supportive relationships with children and guide them as individuals and as a part of a group.