On November 19, 2019, the staff and parents of Nantucket Children’s Center learned that the preschool would cease its operations effective December 20th. The very next day the NCC staff and parents started to a new not-for-profit entity where we could continue to provide a quality preschool program for the youth of Nantucket.
When the board first met, the directors realized that they were all connected in one way – they were all Wee Whaler alumni or had children/grandchildren who were once a Wee Whaler. The alumni wanted the children of NCC and the future generations of Nantucket to have what they had; a long-standing year-round preschool that met the needs of Nantucket families, and thus Rising Tides Preschool was formed.
Rising Tide Preschool and the children of Nantucket need your help. We need financial assistance to be able to open our doors in January of 2020. With your generous help, we can pay living wages to our
dedicated teachers, buy supplies and furniture for our new school, pay our rent and provide a sustainable business model for our preschool. We thank you in advance for caring about the youth of