About Our School
Our Mission: The Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center’s mission is to partner with families of children prenatal to kindergarten as they gain knowledge through developmentally appropriate practices that encourage social emotional, intellectual, and physical growth while providing a strong foundation for successful life-long learning. (Revised Aug. 2009)
School History: Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center officially opened on March 18, 1996. Covering an area of 27,000 square feet, the building includes 12 classrooms, a parent observation room, a multipurpose room, a fully-equipped kitchen and a developmentally appropriate preschool playground.
The facility was named after long-time University City educator and volunteer, Julia Goldstein, who was named one of President Bush's 1,000 Points of Light.