1.       The joy of community
2.       Establishment of self-worth and confidence
3.       A caring and responsive learning environment
4.       Optimal environment for multi-lingual developmen
5.       Early experiences to fine arts
6.       Internalizing a love of music
7.       Gaining mastery of one’s physical needs, including toilet learning
8.       Mastering gross and fine motor movements
9.       Controlling one’s impulses and developing concentration