Our Staff

“There is no quality indicator as powerful as the staff’s education, training and competence.  After all, it’s the [staff] who turns junk into art or picks a leaf up from the ground and spins stories about the seasons.”    -Dr. Karen Hill Scott  www.karenhillscott.com Dana Mudd: Owner, Director, Teacher, Mother Dana has a BA in Elementary [...]

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Parents Testimonials

What I Love about Papoose is how you (Dana & Mike) address the whole child.  There is a strong emphasis on the social/emotional growth of the children, especially in conflict resolution, encouraging friendships and basic citizenship.  I also love how creativity and self expression are nurtured throughout the day.   Of course [...]

Parents Testimonials2019-06-10T04:06:07+00:00

5 out of 5 Nevada Co. Quality Stars!

Papoose Preschool has recently been awarded 5 out of 5 Quality Stars from Nevada County!  Read more below: http://www.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20109070301 TRUCKEE PRESCHOOLS GET TOP MARKS       Two Truckee preschools recently received Nevada County’s highest rating for Quality Childcare Environments.  Papoose Preschool and Christine’s House Preschool both participated in a pilot program designed to evaluate quality child [...]

5 out of 5 Nevada Co. Quality Stars!2010-05-19T22:45:51+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

What time(s) do I drop off and pick up my child? We prefer that you drop off you child between 8:00am and 8:45am.  Your child will have a chance to play/explore the room before we transition into the more structured activities of the day.  In the afternoon, most parents find that it is best to [...]

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Recommended Reading

recommend reading list Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child Nurture Shock

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