Research shows that the period between birth and five years old is one of the most important learning times in a child’s life and your child’s experiences today will affect his or her tomorrow. Children’s beginning educational requirements have changed, and they need to know so much more to begin kindergarten. Get your child ready at Kids Learning Place by enrolling now for fall 2011.
Every child needs a variety of learning experiences that enhance their cognitive, social, emotional and physical growth. Our classrooms provide children with a safe and nurturing classroom learning environment or a visiting home based opportunity. Kids Learning Place classrooms provide every child with a positive education experience that includes:
- teachers with degrees in every classroom
- a research-based online curriculum
- bus transportation in most areas
- accepting children with special needs
- individualized services for children and families
- developmental testing throughout the year
- valuing and encouraging parent participation
The centers in Troy, Piqua, and Pleasant Hill have earned a “Step Up To Quality” award from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. This award recognizes early childhood programs that exceed licensing standards.
Kids Learning Place in Miami County has several preschool options: A comprehensive part-day center or a weekly home based visiting choice which is federally funded by Head Start, the eligibility for this preschool program is: a child must be between three to five years old and the family must meet federal income guidelines. The program also provides services to children of families that are homeless and children with disabilities are considered without income restrictions.
Piqua and Troy buildings also have full-day educational classroom opportunities open to all families that need wrap-around child care between 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. This option includes private pay and subsidized funding.
For more information about this program or other full day child education programs call our toll free number 1-866-627-4557 for immediate contact; also check the Web site at www.councilonruralservices.org.
Council on Rural Services provides education, support, and volunteer services through Kids Learning Place™, Head Start, Early Head Start, Gateway Youth Programs, and HandsOn West Central Ohio in their nine county service area.