Presentation on theme: "Barnegat Township School District Bengal Cubs Early Learning Center."— Presentation transcript:
Barnegat Township School District Bengal Cubs Early Learning Center
Goals Provide a nurturing day care program for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old Create a self-funding program for the Barnegat School District which may positively impact revenue
Benefits for employees of the Barnegat School District… Promote longevity within our staff by offering a program only one other district in Ocean County has. Increase productivity for staff who can attend meetings, plan, and prep with colleagues or admin after school. Attend professional development days while your child is close by. Children are cared for in a nurturing environment! Yes – you may visit or call to check on your children!
Staffing & Ratios Bengal Cubs Coordinator – Jill Sidote Ran successful day care centers for the Department of Defense (17 years) Provided successful private day care prior to working in Barnegat Resident of Barnegat “Care Givers” – Early Learning Center workers Ratios are: 1:4 for students up to 12 months of age 1:7 for students up to 2 years old 1:10 for students up to 3.5 years old 1:12 for students from 3.5 years to five Utilizing Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers under the State of New Jersey, Department of Children and Families as a guideline.
Bengal Cubs Early Learning Center (Rooms B, C, D, E, F, G and center room in red pod)
Bengal Cubs Early Learning Center Inclusions… Open five days per week Minimum attendance – 2 days per week Open September through June *** now considering being open July/August Modeled after the Toms River Early Learning Center
Bengal Cubs ELC has good practices.. …methods to track food allergies Accountability for sign in/out…
Sanitary practices… Organization… Scheduling…
Benefits for your little Bengals… Assist Pre-K students with Kindergarten Readiness skills. Read Alouds Gross motor skills Music Rhyme Time Number Sense Dramatic play
Benefits for your little Bengals… Provide stability for children who need care. Bengal Cubs have the opportunity to interact with school aged children. Bengal Cubs exposed to the schools they may be attending. Ample space for all ages of children and potential growth of the program. Playground facilities as well as indoor activity areas will be available. Lunch/snacks will be provided.
Next Steps… Registration for new students is open! Complete the application located on the district website. (www.barnegatschools.com) Submit a Registration Fee of $35.00 You will then receive an acceptance letter from the Bengal Cubs Early Learning Center Not ready? Ask questions! Please feel free to Ms. Sidote at or call x8014 for additional