Our Beliefs and Values
We believe that children are uniquely and marvelously made and look forward to joining hands with you to provide the very best early experiences for your little ones. Children have the right to feel safe and valued. They have the right to grow in a place that honors and nurtures who they are and who they will become. From the design of our spaces to our interactions with your children, we are intentional in being part of the village that provides the context for your child’s earliest memories. We believe that our families have the right to know their children are in a safe place, physically and emotionally. We value their engagement and seek to create sincere partnerships with you based on mutual respect and familiarity. We believe that part of this process means having high quality educators who are capable of nurturing and stretching your children in joyful and meaningful ways. We believe our educators have a right to be supported and valued as they continue on in their journey of expertise. Finally, we hope to partner with you in raising happy, able and productive children who can make the local and global community a better place to be through creativity, empathy, perseverance, and service-mindedness.
Much like the varied patterns of children’s growth in the early years, our approach is fluid, constantly being modified based on our observations of our students, the world around us and best practice. We believe God created us as individuals. As such, one size does not fit all at NTC Explorers. We follow a child-centered model as opposed to a materials-driven model. Our carefully selected philosophies and curriculum guide us as we create the ideal context for each child’s emotional, physical, spiritual and mental growth. Each child is given the support needed to progress and grow in a developmentally-appropriate fashion. Equally important, all children are challenged to stretch themselves and persevere as they make sense of the world around them. In harmony with the core values of North Tampa Christian Academy, we seek to support young children as they develop the skills of exploring, choosing, creating and solving for God’s glory.
Guidance. Exploration. Nature.
It’s All Here.
We are a community-based preschool serving children from ages 2 to 5 years old. At NTC, we follow the Constructivist Approach, with children and educators “co-constructing” their own learning as they bring their unique life experiences to the classroom. From the design of our indoor and outdoor classrooms to the interactions and experiences that take place on our campus, everything we do is intentional, reflecting our beliefs about the ways in which children best learn and honoring the child as a uniquely created individual. We are grateful to partner with you in this great exploration we call early childhood!
Key Upcoming Dates
Upcoming Parent Information Sessions & Open House
You are invited to join us as we talk about the exciting progress of NTCA and learn how your child can be a part of this exciting learning community. Light refreshments will be served. (More details to come!)
Save the Date
April 23, 2018: Parent Meet-and-Greet
- Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
- Location: Holiday Inn Express & Suites
8310 Galbraith Rd, Tampa, FL 33647
May 15, 2018: New Application Deadline Grades K-12 Applications received after May 1st will incur a $75.00 Application Fee.
May 23, 2018: Parent Meet-and-Greet
If you have questions concerning the Application Process, please contact the Director of Preschool at Merili.Wyatte@northtampachristian.org or call 813-591-0309.
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An alliance with Florida Hospital and the Seventh-day Adventist Church enables NTCA to offer a significant educational value to families in the Greater Tampa Bay area that seek quality education for their children.
The partners each pledged their financial support to assure excellence at NTCA, enabling the school to operate with funding beyond tuition to optimize the educational experience offered.
Tuition rates vary by grade level and are as follows for the 2018 / 2019 academic year.
Registration Fee – $500
Technology Fee – $250
Pre-School (2-year old’s through PreK) rates
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For more information, email email@example.com or call 813-591-0309.