Lake Harriet United Methodist Preschool

4901 Chowen Avenue South   Minneapolis, Minnesota 55410  (612) 926-8043

Behavior Guidance

Our policies related to behavior guidance are outlined below and a copy of our complete policy may be downloaded here.

It is our policy that:

  • Each child will be provided with a positive model of acceptable behavior;
  • Behavior guidance will be tailored to the developmental level of the child involved;
  • Children and groups will be redirected away from problems toward constructive activity in order to reduce conflict
  • Children will be taught how to use acceptable alternatives to problem behavior in order to reduce conflict
  • The safety of children and staff persons will be protected
  • Staff will provide immediate and directly related consequences for a child's unacceptable behavior.
  • Absolutely no form of verbal or physical punishment will be used.
  • Threats or derogatory remarks are never used.
  • Food will never be withheld or threatened to be with held as a form of punishment.