The Preschool program is licensed by the State of Texas and meets or exceeds the Minimum Standards it is regulated by. The Preschool classrooms are a place of exploration and growth as the children prepare for the next level of learning. The teachers provide an active learning environment by providing materials and activities that interest children and challenge them. Teachers encourage efforts of children by engaging in positive conversations and making reinforcing comments. Teachers set clear limits for children’s behavior and explain the reasons. Balancing group activities and instruction guided by the teacher with activities children choose themselves. Teachers will often share information about children’s progress with families seeking to know them, their wishes and considering matters of concern.