Quality Education

Learn About Quality Counts

Entitled ‘How does your child grow’, this initiative is intended as a tool to educate parents on how on choosing quality child care for their children. It is important for parents to know what environment they are putting their child into for 8-10 hours each day. Parents need to make informed decisions. Click here for Quality Counts.

Q&A About Choosing Quality Child Care

This section offers parents guidance about how to begin looking for child care, where to find financial assistance, and how to encourage learning at home.

Kindergarten Readiness Expectations

Not sure if your child is ready to tackle the world of kindergarten? Here is a list of what children should be able to do prior to kindergarten. The Kindergarten Readiness Expectations were created by a Blue Ribbon panel comprised of elementary school principals, elementary school teachers, early childhood educators and directors of childcare centers.

The Arts offer children avenues

of exploration and expression that enable them to discover and relate to the real and the imaginary. We offer you suggestions for exploring the visual arts, music and movement and drama in ways that nurture and expand a child’s awareness of Spirit. Although the content of this website is divided into separate topics, it is intended to flow together to enhance the development of the whole child. This is illustrated in the way we have integrated reading and music throughout the explanations and activities. We view our efforts as a beginning. You can help us by providing feedback. What do you find useful? What are your needs? How can we help? We welcome your Comments.

Whole Child is not another program, but a philosophy that uses strategic planning, performance measurement and broad-based community engagement to build communities where everyone works together to make sure children thrive.