​NEWS & EVENTS

Board Meeting

Posted Aug 2 2020

Our next board meeting will be held via Zoom at 6:30 pm, Sept 20, 2020.  If you would like to attend, please call the office to leave your e-mail address for an invite!

 

Thankful for the opportunity to have piloted the Early Learning and Child Care project from the GoA.

*The following information was in place for the previous 3 years while we were a pilot site for this grant. Now that it's concluded, the information below is for reference only.*

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The Westlock Community Daycare is excited to have been named one of 22 Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Centres across Alberta.

 

What we offer

 

To be selected as an Early Learning and Child Care Centre, we were tasked with making improvements that go above and beyond other child care programs. Our program uses an evidence-based *child care curriculum framework. This program was developed by early learning and child care educators, early childhood academics, government, and professionals working in related fields. It is designed to foster improved early childhood development outcomes so your child can get the best possible start to life.

Starting May 1, 2017, we will also offer:

  • More child care spaces,

  • Capped parent fees at $25/day care,

  • Inclusive supports for children with diverse needs,

  • Flexible child care hours for parents who work shift work or attend school;

Waitlists

 

Thank you for your interest in our Early Learning and Child Care Centre program. Please understand that because space is limited, our program is offered on a first-come-first-served basis. To be included on our waiting list, please click here child123@telus.net. We will contact you should a space become available.

Links and resources

 

Questions

 

If you have additional questions about Alberta’s new Early Learning and Child Care Centres, please contact:  ELCC@gov.ab.ca.

*Play, Participation, and Possibilities: An Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum Framework for Alberta by Makovichuk,L., Hewes, J., Lirette, P., & Thomas, N., is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution –NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on the work found at www.childcareframework.com

Upcoming Events

 

We are currently conducting need assessments in Barrhead, Athabasca, and Westlock - specifically with our registered families and employees who were with our programs on March 15, 2020.

Surveys have gone out to individuals who wanted to participate in our assessment.

Results of the survey will be posted here at the end of August/beginning of September 2020.

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