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Adat Shalom

Adat Shalom Preschool

Adat Shalom Preschool is dedicated to acclimating the young child to a school setting that fosters growth, the development of interpersonal skills, and a positive self image. From art to cooking, music and movement to physical education, our curriculum offers hands-on learning experiences for children.

Congregation Beth Shalom

Beth Shalom Early Learning Center

Congregation Beth Shalom of Pittsburgh’s Early Learning Center provides a secure, warm setting for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers throughout the day, year round. We offer fully equipped modern facilities, including a playground, full-sized gym, and Reggio Emilia-Inspired Art Studio.

Community Day School

Community Day School Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education program at CDS provides a warm and nurturing environment where children can learn and grow academically, socially, and emotionally while enjoying a vibrant Jewish experience.

Hillel Academy

Hillel Academy Early Childhood

The Isadore Joshowitz Early Childhood Center at Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh is a warm, nurturing, and inclusive environment committed to the individual development of each child. Through an array of social and academic offerings, your child will experience an unparalleled education guided by Torah values and best practices.

Jewish Community Center Squirrel Hill

JCC Early Childhood Development Center – Squirrel Hill

Children grow and thrive in a program enriched with language, reading, math, science, art, music and fun. We believe that discovery and play are young children’s most important “work,” preparing them for the academic and life challenges ahead.

Jewish Community Center South Hills

JCC Early Childhood Development Center – South Hills

The Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) at the South Hills JCC is a “home away from home” for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. At ECDC, you can trust that your child is safe, secure and appropriately challenged, nurtured by professionals who encourage your child to grow and thrive.

Temple David

Jewish East Suburban Preschool (JESP)

JESP prides itself in providing a nurturing, caring environment to young children, ages 2 through pre-kindergarten, while at the same time teaching and preparing students for elementary school.

Rodef Shalom Congregation

Rodef Shalom Family Center Preschool

Rodef Shalom Preschool is a warm, nurturing and supportive environment that provides for all areas of a child’s development – physical, emotional, social and cognitive – through an integrated approach to learning.

Temple Emanuel of South Hills

Temple Emanuel Early Childhood Development Center

Temple Emanuel has offered high quality early childhood programming for 60 years. As one of the largest preschool programs in Pittsburgh and the surrounding suburbs, we offer a wide range of flexible services to our community.

Temple Ohav Shalom

Temple Ohav Shalom Center for Early Learning

Temple Ohav Shalom Center for Early Learning is an early childhood program which is guided by Jewish values and inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia schools. We welcome all families into our preschool community.

Yeshiva Girls' School

The Early Learning Center at Yeshiva

The Early Learning Center at Yeshiva strives to create a foundation of love for Hashem and His Torah through joyful and meaningful Jewish experiences in which children grow and flourish. Our goal is to provide the best in contemporary early childhood education, fostering creative thinking and problem solving.

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