Nurturing MEANINGFUL lives with BALANCE and WISDOM for all.
Children are empowered to look for MEANING and purpose in everything they do.
Understanding that their actions and choices have benefits beyond the classroom.
Children are encouraged seek harmony between the different forces that impact their lives.
Learning to BALANCE the physical, intellectual, and emotional factors that affect our wellbeing.
Everything we do is focused towards fomenting life-long habits of WISDOM.
that help children add value and find win-win solutions to the challenges they face throughout their lives.
In-Person and Virtual Tours.
Explore Smart Beginners Preschool in real-time alongside our School Director, Ms. Ximena Valladares: walk through our corridors into every area of our school as you witness our autonomous learners in action, meet your child’s teachers and discover how our world-renowned VESS curriculum nurtures joyous, autonomous, life-long learners at every age. We focus on answering your questions, empowering you to choose the best first school for your child and family!
Welcome to Smart Beginners Preschool
Smart Beginners Preschool is a fully bilingual preschool committed to creating a community of motivated learners on an individualized basis. We are part of the international VESS Network, and use the world-renowned VESS Model to nurture individuals with the necessary skills and habits of mind to live Meaningful lives with Balance and Wisdom. In our school, you will find a caring and engaging environment carefully crafted to help your child grow emotionally and intellectually, equipped with the capacity to add value to any situation in school and throughout their life!
We are open from Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, for children from 3 months to 8 years of age. Join us!
Our programs create a warm and engaging Culture of Thinking for children 3 months to 8 years to thrive towards passionate, autonomous learners capable of building happy, balanced, and meaningful lives for themselves. We follow the VESS curriculum, a holistic educational model approved by the Florida School Readiness Program, and certified by the Department of Neuroeducation at the University of Barcelona.
Our Early Learning Centers go beyond providing a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment for autonomous learners between the ages of 3 months and 5 years.
Our Early Learning Centers go beyond providing a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment for autonomous learners between the ages of 0 months and 5 years.
The Factory of Fun is a bilingual Camp for children 3 months to 8 years, offered during Winter, Spring, and Summer months. Parents can choose from a variety of programs.
Our After School Program provides Elementary school-aged children with a stimulating and fun after-school experience. Children will enjoy homework assistance, Physical Education sessions, and other organized activities.
We believe in a community approach to education. Our Thinking Adventures, Baby and Me's, Story Times, and Art Gallery visit aim to break the school walls to extend our Culture of Thinking and VESS Program to our communities.
We follow the VESS curriculum, a holistic educational model approved by the Florida School Readiness Program, and certified by the Department of Neuroeducation at the University of Barcelona. VESS is carefully crafted to utilize research-based strategies during play to go beyond targeting developmental stages and into nurturing important Mind Habits and thinking skills: Critical thinking, innovation, grit, a scientific mindset, music and art appreciation, bilingualism, and emotional intelligence.