A little moment...
...makes a difference.

We provide a diverse and creative atmosphere, add a teacher’s gentle nurturing, and then watch your child flourish.

Shady lane

Our Philosophy

Our Mission

Shady Lane is a diverse and inclusive learning community committed to facilitating children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.
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Inclusion

Learn how all student gifts, and a diverse community of partners, contributes to the heart and soul of Shady Lane.
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Diverse Methods

See why great teaching blends strong parent-school partnerships, with the patient art of listening and watching for a child's cues and inspiration.
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The Arts

Witness what happens when an arts-centered vision of the child combines with an atmosphere redolent with abundant joy and laughter.
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Mutual Learning

Observe what happens when children get the support and teaching to evolve from me, to a larger sense of we - and the growth and learning that follows.
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Support Us

Want to support Shady Lane? You can help in many ways. Click on "Support Us", above or at the top of any page, to see a complete list of ongoing and upcoming opportunities, or simply click the "Donate" button anytime to make a monetary gift. Take a look at our recent donors under the "Support Us" tab! 

Important Dates

Check here daily for timely alerts and updates such as school closings, snow-days, etc.

Special Events

When do we turn 50?
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Stained Glass Fundraiser

Shady Lane has commissioned stained glass artist Daviea Davis to create windows reflecting the School’s past, present, and future. The windows will hang in the children’s library near the front entrance to Shady Lane. Funds raised through this project will be used to make Shady Lane ready for the next fifty years of excellence in early childhood education. Check out the windows!

Share Your Memories

  Shady Lane is celebrating 50 years of excellence in early childhood education.  We hope you'll share your memories and reconnect with friends by taking the survey.

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News & Events

Shop at AmazonSmile...help Shady Lane!

Every time you shop at smile.Amazon.com, Amazon Foundation will make a donation to Shady Lane!
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Write a review on Greatnonprofits.org!

Great Non-Profits is an organization that provides feedback from the public, current clients and board members via reviews. These reviews offer insight for prospective families wanting quality early childhood education.
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