Red Hook Child Care, Inc.'s

Before and After School Care Program at Mill Road Elementary

KAP Staff

KAP staff members are well-qualified specialists who have sincere interest in children and are committed to providing a warm, supportive environment to enhance the child's self image. Staff members receive training in First Aid, Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention and CPR. They are also required to complete 15 hours of additional training each school year. Each staff member is required to submit 3 references and a medical statement. A criminal record check is performed on each employee.

Goals

  • To provide a flexible, developmentally-appropriate play and success-oriented curriculum which complements the home and school by encouraging physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth and positive feelings of self worth of students in a group setting.
  • To provide a warm, secure environment designed to encourage decision-making, problem solving, individual expression, and freedom within limits, where children can respect and enjoy each other in a group setting.
  • To provide a competent and caring professional staff who understand and meet the needs of the children in a group child care.
  • To provide frequent and open communication with parents which provides support and encourages involvement.

Ratios

The student-to-staff ratio never exceeds 10:1.