News & Events

“How Investing in Preschools Beats the Stock Market, Hands Down”

According to research conducted by Nobel laureate James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago and the director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development, investing in high-quality early education programs is one of the smartest investments you can make. NPR recently did a feature highlighting this very important research.  View the article here.


On Saturday, June 4th, we sponsored our first FUN WALK at St. Mary’s-By-the-Sea to promote awareness for the importance of early childhood education. It was a huge success and we hope it will become an annual event!


Founding of AJL Preschool

Roy Fuchs wrote a piece in the Westport Minuteman on March 24, 2015 about why Patty founded the AJL Preschool.
Click here to read the article.

Our Preschool

On June 25, 2014, Dan Woog published a wonderful piece about our preschool on his blog. We hope you will take a moment to read it!
Click here to read A Preschool Grows in Bridgeport on 06880

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News 12 Aricle

On May 14, 2014, News 12 came to the AJL Preschool to do a story on the preschool in conjunction with the opening of The National September 11 Memorial Museum in NYC. They wanted to take a peek inside the preschool named after Adam!
Click here to the article about Patty’s appearance on News 12!




Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Finch

In September 2013, we were very proud to welcome Mayor Finch, State Senator Anthony Musto, and Councilman Steven Stafstrom to the preschool to commemorate the planting of a tree at the school, generously donated by the City of Bridgeport.

“This school is a model for how we need to make change in this country,” the Mayor said to generous applause. It was an amazing ceremony, and we’re grateful for everyone’s support. Thank you!!!