INFANT TODDLER PROGRAM
Children who are 3 months through two and a half are eligible for the Infant/Toddler program.
Children who are two and a half years of age before September 1 through kindergarten age are eligible to enroll in the Preschool program.
Children who start preschool before their third birthday will be on a trial basis to decide if the child is developmentally prepared for this experience. The teacher will make the decision with the parents for the child to continue or not after a minimum two –week observation period. If the decision is made that the child is not developmentally ready for preschool at this time, the child can participate in the Toddler program until the age of three.
The developmental needs of the child are also a consideration of program eligibility. Classrooms will fulfill the best developmental groups possible to meet the needs of all children involved and meet licensing guidelines.
A registration packet must be completed and returned within the first week of attendance. A $50 registration fee applies to seasonal enrollment. The information gathered in the registration packet will ensure that your child gets the very best care possible, while satisfying the record keeping requirement of state licensing guidelines. All forms will be reviewed annually. If there are any changes of information, please notify the director to update your records.
Registration for our 2021-2022 academic session is currently in progress. Anyone wishing to register a student should contact Nancy Wuori at firstname.lastname@example.org for the latest paperwork.
Any families needing tuition support should apply for the IPS Scholarship Fund via the Islesboro Community Fund. An application is available here.
View the handbook HERE.
We welcome questions, feedback, or discussions of any kind that are oriented towards positive outcomes for the children – open communication is of the utmost importance to us.
Sensitive issues will be discussed in private at a mutually beneficial time. The Preschool Handbook is supplied in an effort to answer many of your questions and create a mutual understanding of our organization.
Parent conferences are offered periodically during the preschool year. Either the parent or the teacher may request additional conferences if there is a special reason or concern.
Parents are encouraged to contact our Director at any time with questions. If the Director is not free to speak with you by phone, please understand that the children come first during class time. A special call hour may be arranged or leave message when it is convenient to contact you. Our interim Director can also be reached anytime through the preschool email: email@example.com.
At this time, we do not encourage in-person visits outside of drop-off and pickup due to our COVID-19 protocols. To read more about those protocols, please see details here.
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