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Registration for the 2017/2018 school year is now open and will close 8/11/2017 for ALL districts.
 
 
 
Programs
 
Early Learning Programs  (6 weeks to 5 years)
Tot-Time Child Development Center's curriculum goals align with the Pennsylvania’s Early Childhood Standards for Learning.  Early Childhood is a time of exploration and discovery.  Young children become engaged in learning experiences when given materials that are hands-on.  This gives them a wide and varied number of ways to learn about the world and develop socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively.

Our teachers recognize that each child has a unique set of abilities and needs and learns at their own pace.  Children need to be given opportunities to make choices and to develop independence and confidence.  All children deserve the opportunities to learn, grow and develop through play.  Teachers use observation skills to take note of how the structure is valued so children know what to expect; however, staff make changes as needed to support the needs of the group as well as the individual.  Teachers will utilize class time to ask children open-ended questions thus encouraging friendships and developing skills such as problem-solving and critical thinking.  Classrooms are designed with centers set up for small group interaction which gives children the opportunity to engage with each other, practice self-regulation and to show empathy and respect to peers.  Our teachers recognize that parents are the most important people in their children’s lives.  Teachers work in partnership with parents by communicating with them during drop off and pick up time and listening closely to understanding each family’s needs and expectations.  Open and honest communication as well as mutual trust is essential to the parent-teacher relationship.
 
School Age Programs (K-5th grade)
Before Care runs from 7am until the start of the school day.
After Care runs from the end of the school day until 6pm. 

Both before and after care take place in the gym/cafeteria at each elementary school.  Counselors  implement a relaxed yet educational atmosphere and customize it to the interests of the children in that particular school.  Organized activities such as nature walks, book club, drama and sports are planned each week.  During free time, children can decide which activities they wish to pursue.  Options include outdoor sports, board games and arts and crafts.  Counselors supervise homework time for 30 minutes every afternoon.  Snack is provided in the after care program.

Kindergarten enrichment runs opposite your child's school district schedule and offers both morning and afternoon sessions.¬† Children have lunch in the cafeteria where they are supervised by our staff. The half-day kindergarten program is staffed by a certified teacher and a full-time assistant if enrollment requires.  This program follows the school district’s curriculum allowing time to explore lessons in depth and engage children in group activities and independent pursuits. We promote a structured yet fun atmosphere that promotes learning through play and hands on activities and projects.  The children are not “graded” but compile a portfolio of all their projects throughout the school year. Parents are given the portfolios to review at conferences mid-year and take home at the end of the school year.  We encourage a cooperative relationship between our enrichment teachers and the school district kindergarten teachers to ensure a supportive, learning atmosphere for the children.
 
 
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