Apple Tree’s goal to create a caring community of learners while fostering autonomy, self-esteem and facilitating growth and to enhance learning in all 5 areas of development. Planning curriculum to achieve important goals, supporting emergent curriculum to facilitate continued development as well as a motivating environment for all children. Assessing children's development and learning styles and needs in order to support advancement in social emotional development, cognitive, adaptive, communication, and motor skills. Establishing reciprocal relationships with family to connect the family, child, and therapist in an ongoing supportive relationship.
Apple Tree adheres to an evidence-based practice in the field of early childhood. This process pulls together the best available research, knowledge from professional experts, and data and input from children and their caregivers, to identify and provide services that are evaluated and proven to achieve positive outcomes for children and families.
Apple Tree understands that through warm and supportive relationships, educators can assist children to make sense of and organize their feelings, thoughts, and intentions. In this way, therapists can utilize their relationships with children to intentionally help them develop an understanding of their own emotional experiences, relationships with peers & adults as well as their environments.