Children are grouped in classrooms based on their ages, with trained teachers and therapists who specialize in teaching developmentally appropriate curriculum to each age group. Per California licensing laws, children have separate classrooms and play spaces according to age.
Storyteller Children’s Center serves toddlers from 18 through 36 months. The toddler program includes a variety of curriculum that builds on the child’s natural curiosity and enhances and develops the toddler’s social-emotional, linguistic, physical, and creative development.
Scholarships for our Toddler Program is made possible by the William and Lottie Daniel Child Care Fund
and the Santa Barbara Foundation
Storyteller offers two preschool classrooms for children before they enter Kindergarten. Storyteller's State Street site has 20 preschool children and the program is partially funded through a partnership with Head Start. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from low-income families through agencies in their local community.
Storyteller's De la Vina Street site has 24 preschool children and the program is partially funded through a collaboration with the California Department of Education, referred to as California State Preschool Program (CSPP)
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Total annual meals served: 31,496
Total annual child assessments: 301
Total annual intervention & disability hours of service: 1,650.5
Total annual parent participation hours: 1,072
Total annual home visits: 116