The Early Childhood Programs focus on cultivating lifelong learners at the earliest age by emphasizing, tracking and reaching every child’s milestones. The program fundamentals include the promotion of mental health wellness, strengthening family systems, and building capacity to support the social and emotional well-being of young children.
Tuy Pathu Early Learning Center provides a safe and effective learning environment, which incorporates a child’s cultural identity and provides a positive self-image to create a strong foundation.
Tuy Pathu Early Learning Center (ELC) formerly known as Tuy Pathu Daycare provides a learning environment for tribal children from birth to 5 years and is located in Iyakitu, the Corn Village (District1). The program focuses on readiness in the areas of social/emotional, physical, cognitive and language development. ELC programming integrates the culture, language, values, and traditions to revitalize and preserve the children’s Tigua heritage.
The Tuy Pathu Tigua Indian Pre-K program is committed to promoting a nurturing and safe environment for all children to grow socially, physically, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually that reflect the unique Tigua cultural heritage of Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo. The program’s goal is to provide families with the knowledge to be strong and successful for future generations.
The Tuy Pathu Tigua Indian Pre-K program serves children ages 3-5 and is located in Pakitu, the Pumpkin Village (District 2). The core of the program is the continued Tigua emphasis in language and cultural activities through the structured “I Am Tigua: Stories and Lessons for Learning Tiwa” curriculum. The program also focuses on developing school readiness skills such as language and literacy, thinking, self-control and self-confidence.
Early Learning Center