2021-2022 School Messenger Email from Dr. Mark R. Jones:

The Support Services Department is pleased to announce the expansion of the Wee 3s EXCEL preschool program. Originally piloted as a specially-designed program for young students with developmental delays, the Wee 3s classroom will be expanding its roster to include up to six typically-developing peers as well.  As a benefit to Pittsylvania County Schools employees’ families who meet Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) criteria, PCS will be offering admission to eligible children of any and all PCS employees on a first come, first served basis. Students must be 3 years old by September 30, 2021 to be considered for admission. The Wee 3s program is centrally located at Chatham Elementary School, and transportation will be provided, if needed. Acceptance to the program is for one year only, and families would then need to apply for the four-year-old program at the school for which the child is zoned for the following year. Interested families may complete the online application on the PCS website here as soon as possible.

If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Elizabeth Hoskins, Support Services Coordinator at ext. 5053.

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Welcome to Pittsylvania County Schools’
Excellence for Early Learners (EXCEL) preschool program.

At EXCEL, we are on a mission to “Elevate Childhood” by creating a collective, inclusive space where young children and their families can experience high-quality, culturally-relevant educational opportunities that will enable them to thrive in school - and beyond!

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As we grow, innovate and change, the core values of our program remain constant.
By offering vibrant, rich early learning experiences in a supportive environment, students develop the resilience and effective problem-solving skills needed to become creative, self-directed learners with the social, emotional and academic skills requisite for Kindergarten success - and beyond. 

At EXCEL, our students know no boundaries!