The centre is licensed by Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing, Early Learning Division, Ministry of Education Toronto West Region.
Infants (AAII only) Newborn to 18 months
Jr. Toddlers (AAI only) 15-18 months
Toddlers 18 months to 2 ½ years
Preschool 2 ½ years to 3 ½ years
Kindergarten 4 to 5 years
Before and After School 6 to 12 years
Nursery School 3 to 5 years
For safety reasons, if your Toddler is not walking before start date, please call us ahead of time to let us know. Our Toddler Room at AAI is located on the upper level and children have to use the stairs at least twice a day to go out to the playground and once each month for fire drills. The ratio in the toddler room is 1:5 with a maximum of 10 children at a time.
Your toddler’s introduction to the centre should be gradual, especially if this is your child’s first experience in a day care. Ideally, you should arrange to pick up your child just before lunch on the first day and right after nap on the second day. If this is not possible other arrangements can be made.
Monthly calendar contains important information and upcoming events.
Communication Books located in every classroom allow the parents to communicate with their child’s teacher. You may also leave verbal messages on the answering machine. A Supervisor communication book is kept in our Receiving room for parents to give teachers messages for the supervisor.
Bulletin Board’s located outside rooms and near the office keeps parents informed of all
activities and illnesses at the childcare centre.
Monthly Calendars are circulated to parents of each room to give a sense of themes and special events.
Notices, letters, etc are sent home to inform parents of any changes or concerns in the day care.
Please make an effort to read the notices and pass along news to teachers and children. Check your child’s cubbies daily.
The teaching staff at the centre consists of experienced, qualified RECE’s and Assistant staffing levels are maintained according to the Day Nurseries Act.
Staff members are thoroughly screened and references are checked. All staffs undergo a health examination and Police reference check. Orientation to the Centre is provided to all staff, their skills and competency is evaluated on an ongoing basis. We value our staff; therefore we encourage feedback and comments on our staff.
The teaching staffs at the centre consist of;
Supervisor Loretta Feudo, RECE
Lead Teachers One RECE. per room (minimum)
Assistant Teachers One per room with a variety of childcare experiences
The centre is a training facility for students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education programs in local colleges as well as high school programs in the community.