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Our Two year old program is for children ages 2 years to 3 years old.
We follow a 8:1 teacher child ratio, with a group no larger than 16..

Every two year old will experience loving,
stable, and nurturing relationships in a safe, supportive
environment that promote their physical, emotional,
social and cognitive development and well being. These
experiences provide the basis for successful learning.

Qualified staff who demonstrate cultural and linguistic competency are available to effectively
interact with children and families.

Beginning at the age of two, Penny Lane students start receiving Spanish lessons twice a week.

A variety of activities, strategies, and materials are used to meet the diverse needs of children
and families.

We feel that parent communication is essential to providing quality two year old care. Each
morning our staff will ask that you inform us of any special needs for the day. At pick up time,
you will receive a complete report of your two year old's day including a sleeping, eating,
disposition, and diapering summary. We also offer an open door policy which allows for parents
to come into the center at any time of the day. Families are welcome to come in during the day
for a visit or just to peek in.
Penny Lane Schools adhere to the Illinois Birth to Three Program Standards and Quality Indicators
These standards and quality indicators reflect current knowledge, research findings and shared beliefs about high-
quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood care and education in the context of programs for infants and
toddlers and their families. The current research on infant and toddler development supports and validates the
importance of quality programs and services for young children in partnership with their families, schools and
communities. Implementing these standards and quality indicators will lay a foundation for future growth and
development that promotes the child’s physical, emotional, social and cognitive well-being leading to successful
learning as appropriate for each child
We use the Teaching Strategies GOLD to create lesson plans, child portfolios and assessment.
You can:
• Use a personalized communications journal to keep in touch with us and stay up-to-date
on what your child is doing at school. The journal allows you to view and respond to our
observations of your child while he/she is at school.
• View your child’s electronic portfolio that includes photos, scanned artwork, and other
electronic samples of his/her interactions at school.
• Complete a developmental survey to assess your child’s progress and view reports on your
child’s development. This survey also helps us to get a complete picture of your child’s skills
and abilities, so that we can better support his/her learning here in the classroom.
• Get personalized activity recommendations for your child that are based on our
assessments of your child’s development. These fun and engaging activities are directly
related to our curriculum, so you can support your child’s learning at home.
• Learn more about child development,
our curriculum, early childhood education, and
Families will also receive a receive a school wide newsletter each month.
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10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       

Oak Lawn

4527 Southwest Hwy.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Phone: 708-424-1335
Fax    : 708-424-1445
1988
Two's
Kid's Night
Out
Pre-K
Three's
Kindergarten
Toddlers
Infants
School Age
Night Care
Summer
Camp
Special Needs
Chicago Ridge

10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       
CHICAGO RIDGE
OAK LAWN
708-425-4233
708-424-1335
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Infants
Chicago Ridge

10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       

Oak Lawn

4527 Southwest Hwy.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Phone: 708-424-1335
Fax    : 708-424-1445
1988
Two's
Kid's Night
Out
Pre-K
Three's
Kindergarten
Toddlers
Infants
School Age
Night Care
Summer
Camp
Special Events
Chicago Ridge

10255 Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Phone: 708-425-4233
Fax:     708-425-5215       
CHICAGO RIDGE
OAK LAWN
708-425-4233
708-424-1335
DISTRICT 218 LOCATION