MISSION NEIGHBORHOOD CTRS, INC. CENTRO DE ALEGRIA
Center | Lic. #384002718
Total Star Rating:
Rated on: 6/5/2017
This program uses the Desired Results Developmental Profile for observation and assessment twice a year, uploads the data into an online data management system, uses it 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. It also works with families to make sure all children receive a developmental screening using the Ages and Stages Questionnaire and the Ages and Stages/Social Emotional Questionnaire (ASQ and ASQ-SE), and uses the results to make referrals and plan interventions and adaptations in the program.
Teacher/Family Child Care Home Qualifications
Associate’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 uses the results to plan professional development.
Ratios and Group Size
Center – Ratio: Group Size
Infant/Toddler – 3:12 or 2:8
Toddler – 2:10
Preschool – 3:24 or 2:20
This program’s environment has been assessed by an independent observer using the Environmental Rating Scale, and it rates high 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
The director of this program has a Bachelor’s Degree, with 24 units of Early Childhood Education/Child Development classes, and 8 units of management/administration, or a Child Development Program Director Permit, and 21 hours of professional development every year.