HAPPY FACE FAMILY PRESCHOOL (RAMIREZ, ELENA)
Family Child Care Home / Educator | Lic. #384001285
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Rated on: 5/14/2018
This program uses the Desired Results Developmental Profile for observation and assessment twice a year, uses the results to help plan curriculum, and holds parent conferences.
Developmental and Health Screenings
This program ensures that children receive a health or hearing/vision exam every year, and works with families to make sure all children receive a developmental screening using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire when they enroll, and later if needed.
Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and 21 hours of professional development annually.
Effective Teacher-Child Interactions
This program has had an independent observer use the CLASS tool to assess teacher-child interactions and scores highest on providing:
- Emotional support
- An organized classroom
- Consistent schedules and routines
- Interactions that build vocabulary, critical thinking skills and curiosity
- Lessons that include children’s experiences and ideas
Ratios and Group Size
This program’s environment has been assessed by an independent observer using the Environmental Rating Scale, and it rates highest on providing:
- A safe, clean, and enriching environment
- Good health practices
- A variety of activities, materials and play areas right for a child’s age