Parent Handbook and Pandemic Handbook
The parent handbook provides all of the rules, guidelines, policies and procedures for families enrolled at Shaker Child Enrichment Center. Please click the Microsoft Word document to the left, download, and review the parent handbook to make sure we can meet your child care needs. If you have any questions about the handbook don't hesitate to give us a call.
Child Enrollment Packet
When you're ready to enroll your child in our program you will need to fill out the child enrollment packet that can be downloaded from the PDF document to the left. There is a $50 non - refundable registration fee for all new children that are enrolled in out program.
If you're expecting parents and working towards arranging childcare for your new baby, then it is important that you reserve your child a place in our program because finding infant care is notoriously difficult and infant openings tend to fill up quickly.
If you have any questions regarding our enrollment packet or enrollment process please don't hesitate to give us a call.
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Shaker Child Enrichment Center participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a Federal Program that provides healthy meals and snacks to all our children receiving child care. All the meals that are provided at our center meets USDA requirements.
Attached you will see a sample menu of the nutritional meals and snacks that we serve here at Shaker Child Enrichment Center.
Health and Child Development Info
Below we have compiled a few of our favorite websites related to Children's Health, Safety, and Child Development. Please be sure to check out these websites because they are a great resource that can answer a wide variety of questions and address some concerns.
WIC - Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally funded food supplement and nutrition education program. It serves pregnant and breast-feeding women, infants younger than one year, and children up to the age of five who are at risk due to inadequate nutrition.
USDA FOOD PYRAMID- A great resource and healthy eating guide for toddlers, preschoolers, school-agers, and great recipes for adults. This website is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Always remember everything you eat and drink matters!!!
TIPS - Kids are going to fall, crash, slip and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn't want it any other way. But there are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid the more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities and even death. Please check out this website for safety tips and please be sure to sign up for email alerts to get the latest safety tips delivered right to your email.
LEARN THE SIGNS - The early years of a child's life are very important for his or her health and development. From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Please check out this website to track your child’s development and act early if you have a concern.