About Us

Durham Community Preschool (DCP) is a half-day preschool that offers high-quality, nurturing care and education for children age 2 years to 5 years. We are a secular 501 c3 non-profit preschool that was started by a dedicated group of parents in 2009.  We like to think of ourselves a as a preschool created by parents, for parents.

Our current Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 school year are:

  • Anna Rotar, President
  • Joanna John, Vice-President
  • Leslie Rowe, Treasurer
  • Nina Gerrero, Secretary

At DCP you will find:

  • a warm, caring, enriching environment
  • developmentally-appropriate activities and toys
  • child-centered learning
  • an experienced and nurturing staff
  • low teacher-to-child ratios
  • happy children and parents!

Each Fall, we send out a electronic mailing with our forms for the school year. There is a reason the word “community” is part of the school’s moniker – working together to keep this school operating at minimal costs to our families is a key part of our mission, and we strongly value the sense of contentedness that comes from this inclusive approach. Our parents benefit from volunteering, the staff benefits from it, and most importantly, the children benefit from it. This sort of involvement serves as a model to our young ones that volunteerism and teamwork are worthwhile endeavors and all children love seeing their parents more involved with their school.

We welcome your talents, time and interest in whatever capacity is comfortable. Not everyone has the resources to volunteer and that’s OK. We offer a wide-variety of ways to be involved – from helping out at our annual workday, bringing in party snacks to being a class parent. Every little bit strengthens us!

Did you know that Durham Community Preschool is a non-profit? Donations of any amount can be made to DCP through our secure PayPal account or by cash or check during school hours.  All charitable donations to DCP are tax deductible.