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Programs (ages by Sept 1)

INFANT/TODDLER Infants (ages 3-11 months) • Toddlers (ages 12 to 23 months)

The Infant/Toddler program is designed to meet the needs of the youngest children in the community. This program encourages infants and toddlers to play through active exploration. The low teacher/ child ratio allows for individual attention and provides an abundance of emotional support.

PRESCHOOL (ages 2-3)

Preschool is a world of wonder and excitement, learning, discovering, spiritual growth and social development. We proudly serve families that share a common need: a highly individualized, Jewishoriented, learning environment for children ages 2-3. Through active, hands-on learning experiences, the children have fun while exploring and making sense of the world and the people around them.

VPK (Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten for 4 year olds)

VPK gives 4 year-olds a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills. By developing the skills children need to become strong readers and students at an early age, children are more likely to be successful in school. VPK classrooms offer quality programs that include high literacy standards, developmentally appropriate curriculum, small class sizes, and qualified teachers. Florida State Voucher Accepted

Full and part time options available

Before (7-9 am) and after school (3-6 pm) programming available



Book Festival

Book Festival

The 24th Mandel JCC Book Festival is here! It's going to be an amazing season starting with our kick-off event with author, Lou Cove at The Lake Pavilion on November 14th. This year's line-up also includes Mike Reiss, the longtime writer of The Simpsons, international best-selling author Alyson Richman, award-winning author B.A Shapiro and more!

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Edward & Thelma Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center

Edward & Thelma Glantz Early Childhood Learning Center

Registration is open for the 2019/2020 school year. We offer part-time and full-time options for infants through VPK. Our learning framework, community garden, ongoing parent communication, and integration of music, physical education, and Jewish celebration are just a few of the elements that separate us from other preschools. Come tour our facility and find out why we are considered a school of excellence.

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Saturday Night with the J - Fundraiser for Camp Shalom

Saturday Night with the J - Fundraiser for Camp Shalom

Don’t be a regular Sandra Dee & come party with the T-Birds & Pink Ladies! YOU & Saturday Night with the J go together like rama lama lama ke dinga de dinga dong!

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The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

The Constance & David Blacher Children's Special Needs Program

We believe that every child can succeed, every child can participate and every child can make friends! There are programs for all ages and ability levels including Sunday Fundays at the J, our Special Needs Adolescent Program, vacation camps, sports classes and more!

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