What do I need to provide for my child? We ask that parents provide diapers, wipes, extra clothes, a blankets for children over the age of 1, bottles, pacifiers, weather appropriate gear for outside play, and a backpack for preschool students.
How often are toys, tables, diaper areas sanitized? Toys are sanitized on a regular basis every day and week, in addition to as needed after they have been in a child’s mouth or after frequent play, tables are after every use, and diapering area are after every use. Soapy water is first used and then a disinfectant.
What trainings do staff have? All staff are trained in First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, Mandatory Reporting and Essentials of Child Care Series. On top of that staff are required to take classes annually. Classes are provided by Child Care Resource and Referral, Iowa State Extension, CACFP, and Keystone AEA.
How often are emergency drills practiced? We practice tornado, fire, intruder, and evacuation drills monthly.
When are contracts due? Contracts are due by 5:30 P.M. on Monday.