Child Growth and Development examines the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of young children from prenatal development through middle childhood. The Personal Growth and Development (PGD) consists of scheduled time and curricular work designed with multiple goals in mind:

  • Narture the personal growth and social competency skills of each child .
  • Encourage the development of solid decision-making skills, an appreciation of civility and a sound ethical grounding,
  • To offer opportunities for the explicit consideration of social and moral issues in order to help each student gain an understanding of self, of others, of the relationships between and among them,
  • And to promote self-respect, self-confidence, respect for others, and empathy.