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Wondering how to manage your child’s new alternative school schedule for fall? Learning Care Group has you covered. The early childhood education leader is offering flexible enrollment options to support school-age students with distance learning – accommodating elementary school schedules and family routines.
Learning Care Group’s exclusive program for school-agers traditionally provides structure and supervision for mornings and afternoons through before- and after-school clubs. To address local school changes brought about by the pandemic, the company is offering The Prep Lab, a proprietary program for children ages 5-12 that provides flexible scheduling – including a new full-day option – and distance learning support based on the local school district’s plans.
The Prep Lab – Keep Learning on Track
Amid the uncertainties of the global health crisis, Learning Care Group has continued to evolve its operations and program offerings to meet the changing needs of the families it serves. This spring, the company’s Education Team developed The Prep Lab to address the abbreviated school year, bridge potential learning gaps and ensure elementary students are grade-level ready. For summer, The Prep Lab enhanced the camp experience and helped prepare K-5 students for the next grade through academic activities in math and literacy tied to fun camp themes.
For the 2020-2021 school year, through The Prep Lab, Learning Care Group’s dedicated teachers will:
The Prep Lab is being offered at Childtime, The Children’s Courtyard, Creative Kids Learning Centers, Everbrook Academy, La Petite Academy, Pathways Learning Academy and Tutor Time locations nationwide. Programs also include healthy meals and snacks, as well as transportation to and from local elementary schools. [Ask your school for local details.]
Preparing for Success
For children gearing up for elementary school, Learning Care Group schools also offer families these full-day programs:
“In today’s extraordinary times, a structured, intentionally developed, well-supported educational experience will make a profound difference in a child’s academic and social-emotional growth,” noted Susan Canizares, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer, Learning Care Group. “In addition to preparing children for future success, our enhanced programs provide families with peace of mind knowing they’re receiving high-quality care in a healthy and safe environment.”
Safety First and Foremost
With health and safety paramount, Learning Care Group is following guidance from the CDC and state and local health officials, abiding by requirements as mandated with extreme care to maintain a healthy school environment. The company is taking abundant caution to protect its children and employees by enhancing its already rigorous hygiene, cleaning and sanitation protocols. Staff and children are screened upon arrival for symptoms, with temperatures taken. Wellness checks conducted throughout the day ensure that staff can respond accordingly if any potential sign of illness is detected. All school parents now stay in common areas rather than entering classrooms. The company has provided protective face coverings for all staff members to wear when working at school with children.