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Director's Welcome

Thank you for visiting our website! Shepherd of the Valley Preschool serves children 2 years and 10 months old through five years old. Our staff is highly trained in early childhood education and they are sensitive to children’s needs. Our goal is to provide a developmentally and age-appropriate program, which allows each child to grow to their fullest potential in a safe, healthy and nurturing environment.  Our staff works closely with the family to ensure that the children acquire the skills they need and gain a love for learning.

Shepherd of the Valley is a community that respects the individual qualities of each child. We help each child grow in faith and recognize the love of God for everyone. We recognize that parents have the primary responsibility to educate their children, and we strive to work together in mutual trust and cooperation to enhance the development of each child.  We are committed to help children grow socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically in a warm and caring atmosphere. -Nereyda Levings, Director 

Our Program

Shepherd of the Valley preschool has three developmentally appropriate classrooms where the children are divided by age group. The Blossom Room is for our little ones, ages 2 to 3 years old. In our Garden Room, the age group is from 3 to 4 years old. The Sunshine Room, is for children ages 4 to 5 years old. The age groups are divided in order to meet the children's specific learning skills. Each room has two qualified child development professionals who meet the needs of children at every age and stage as well as provide a safe, nurturing and quality learning experience.

At Shepherd we believe in learning through play and fostering each child's unique qualities and potential. Our program is developmentally appropriate with each concept building on the last. Literacy is infused into all aspects of the curriculum to reinforce learning.

We follow the NAEYC guidelines and provide early education learning experiences. Our preschool is a place where every child is given the opportunity to embrace their strengths and learn Christian values and life skills.

We offer half-days, full-days and extended care. Call us at 818.347.6784.

2016-2017 School Year


Children are naturally curious and eager to learn about the world. We offer a developmentally appropriate program where our students participate in

  • Group times where children talk, share, and listen
  • Outdoor activities on a beautiful, secure, and shady play yard
  • Active and quiet play
  • Music, religion, and Spanish instruction
  • Art, cooking, dramatic play, science, books, and stories

Let Your Light Shine

This year our theme is based on Matthew 5:16

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

The children will be hearing bible stories and doing related crafts, songs and games that reflect this theme. We at SOV Preschool rejoice in the gift of your children and the opportunity to touch their lives.



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