Our Classrooms

Each classroom has a lead teacher and an assistant teacher. The school is divided into four classrooms:

Room Age Teacher to Child Ratio
One 3 1:6
Two 3 & 4 1:8
Three Pre-K 4's 1:8
Four Kindergarten (5 by Sep. 1) & Early Kindergarten (5 after Sep. 1) 1:8

The preschool instructional day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Before and after care is provided at no extra cost to families from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Our Teachers

Our staff consists of a director, an assistant director, four teachers, and four instructional assistants. 

As part of accreditation requirements, all ACP teachers have either a bachelor's degree in early childhood education or an associate's degree with a minimum number of credits in early childcare. ACP staff also participate in the Maryland Child Care Credential Program which recognizes early care and education personnel who go beyond requirements of State licensing and registration regulations.

Staff Training

ACP staff are trained in:

  • CPR
  • AED
  • Basic First Aid
  • Medication Administration
  • Basic Health and Safety Training

Lab School

In addition to our staff and teachers, A Child's Place is a lab school and serves as an observation and training site for students from NDMU, Loyola University Maryland, Towson University, and Johns Hopkins University.