Q: What is the education, experience and qualifications of each teacher?
A: Teachers meet all NYOCFS State requirements. Some staff members have worked to acquire a CDA and have extensive practical work experience.
Q: Is The Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center of Burnt Hills, N.Y. a licensed child care facility?
A: Yes, our center is licensed and consistently inspected by the New York State Office of Children & Family Services. The Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center works diligently to follow and exceed all rules and regulations provided by New York State. James Pettinato, NYOCFS, is the licensor for our facility.
Q: Is the Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center a secure facility?
A: Yes, our center has secured exterior doors that remain locked at all times. Parents have a 4 digit code to gain entry into the building. Parents and visitors are asked to use the buzzer located at the main entrance in order to enter the facility. A designated staff member will ask for the individual to identify themself, with picture identification if not recognized, before entering the building.
Q: As a parent, how do I stay informed as to the progress of my child?
A: At The Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center relationship building is our priority! Our staff takes great care to communicate with parents/guardians on a daily basis at drop off and pick up times. “My Day at Daycare” sheets are completed for each child and are sent home every day. The Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center employs an “Open Door Policy” and welcomes parents to visit anytime! Please remember…We are here to help!
Q: What are our hours of operation?
A: The Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center is open Monday thru Friday from 7:00am – 6:00pm.
Q: What are the tuition fees?
A: Tuition at our daycare center varies based on the age of the child being enrolled. Full-time & Part-time programs are available for all age groups. Take a look at our tuition tab for our fee guidelines.
Q: What curriculum is employed at The Olde Schoolhouse Daycare Center?
A: Our curriculum is based on principals found in the “Creative Curriculum”. Lesson Plans are created weekly by our teachers and their assistants. We use a thematic approach to planning. Our programs focus primarily on developmentally appropriate activities involving areas such as: reading, writing, math, science, and fine and gross motor activities. Our Preschool and Pre-K programs use the “Handwriting without Tears” program and center based activities. This is modeled after the school setting to prepare your child for success in Kindergarten and beyond).
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