Westchester Tremont Day Care Center, Inc. is an EARLYLEARN NYC / ACS, non-profit entity that is governed by a Board of Directors, whose members volunteer their services. The Board is an employer of all staff and is responsible for the enactment and enforcement of these policies in keeping with the Center’s purpose and goals.
Adoption of Policies:
These personnel policies have been approved and adopted by the Board of Directors of Westchester Tremont Day Care Center, Inc. However, they are subject to regular review, amendment, or modification based upon changing needs and decisions of the Board in accordance with relevant law and public policy. The Center will provide all employees, upon hire, with a copy of these policies and any amendments hereto.
Relationship to Municipal Agencies:
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Day Care licenses our Center. In addition, the program is administered under regulations and guidelines of other relevant funding sources.
Board of Directors: The Board of Directors is the employer of all staff and is responsible for the enactment and enforcement of these policies in keeping with the Center’s purpose and goals.
The Director of the Center is responsible for the overall administration and supervision of the Center’s services, program and personnel and reports directly to the Board of Directors. She/He is additionally responsible for the enactment and enforcement of these policies in keeping with the Center’s purpose and goals.
The staff consists of permanent full-time and part-time teachers, assistant teachers, teacher aides, administrative assistants, bookkeepers, cooks, custodial employees, substitute teachers and any other support personnel deemed necessary and employed by the Center.
Creative Curriculum Gold is an award-winning curriculum for preschoolers. It features research-based content and daily resources that are fully aligned with the state early
learning standards. Using exploration and discovery as a way of learning, the curriculum enables children to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. Children are encouraged to explore the environment and learn from hands on experiences.
There are four major focus areas: social and emotional skills, physical growth, cognitive awareness and language development. All areas address several goals:
- Developing responsibility for self and others
- Strengthening gross and fine motor skills
- Increasing language and problem solving techniques
- Improving reading and writing proficiency
Developmental assessments are done three times a year using THE TEACHING STRATEGIES ASSESSMENT SYSTEM. Parents have access to a web portal to view their child's development. Results are shared at teacher/parent conferences and help teachers prepare classroom activities that will encourage proper development in each child.
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES ARE SCHEDULED as follows for the 2015-2016 term:
14-18 December 2015
14-18 March 2016
13-17 June 2016
Be sure to schedule time with your child's teacher to discuss your child's progress and areas for improvement!
Check out the link below and become familiar with the 38 learning objectives that are the main focus of your child's preschool experience at Westchester Tremont Day Care Center, Inc.
Class 4B made a watermelon shark - and enjoyed their afternoon snack!