Description: Little Minds Montessori, Inc. is a Non-Sectarian & Non-Denominational program, established in January 2009 and are in a position to offer the community a quality education in Montessori Method along with before and after Child Care. Our warm and nurturing staff includes Certified Montessori Directors and Assistants having credentials in early childhood education with years of meaningful experience in working with children. Little Minds is a Member of American Montessori Society (AMS) and licensed by OCFS of New York State operating year round. Every child carries within them the person they will become. At Little Minds Montessori, Inc., we believe that the school community is responsible for discovering and nurturing the unique individual potential of each child. Our curriculum provides a sound academic background while stimulating and challenging each child to meet his or her own particular needs and learning pace. Our classrooms are rich with Montessori materials and supporting activities to promote intellectual as well as social growth. We instill through example and action a love of learning, a strong work ethic, creativity, respect and compassion for others.
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|Brief Description: Every applicant for the position of director, teacher, or volunteer with the potential for regular and substantial contact with children after this regulation becomes effective must complete the Office-approved training pre-service or within three months of starting such position, or by September 30, 2017, whichever is later. Any director or teacher who has not completed the training, but will be completing the training within the first three months of starting such position, must not be left unsupervised with children in care until such time as the training has been completed. The person supervising the individual must have completed the Office-approved training that complies with the federal minimum health and safety pre-service training requirements.|
|Brief Description: children's health records, including parental consents for emergency medical treatment, child's medical statement and immunizations; any available results of lead screening; the name and dosage of any medications used by a child and the frequency of administration of such medications; and a record of their administration by child day care center staff; and a record of illnesses, injuries and any indicators of child abuse or maltreatment;|
|Brief Description: child abuse and maltreatment identification and prevention includes such things as reporting protocol; how to make a report to the state central register; documenting incidents and daily health checks; child abuse policy/procedure including safety plan.|
|Brief Description: Maximum capacity means the maximum number of children authorized to be present at any one time as specified on the child day care center license.|
|Brief Description: The director or a designated qualified staff member must conduct monthly inspections of the premises to observe possible fire or safety hazards. Any such hazard must be corrected immediately.|
|Brief Description: Children cannot be left without competent supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a teacher's range of vision and that the teacher be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age emotional, physical, and cognitive development.|
|Brief Description: When a child day care center is in operation, an adequate number of qualified teachers must be on duty to insure the health and safety of the children in care.|
|Brief Description: how a daily health check of each child for any indication of illness, injury, abuse or maltreatment will be conducted and documented;|
|Brief Description: Staff members must be qualified by training and experience to carry out their respective functions in the administration, operation and maintenance of the child day care center.|
|Brief Description: Areas that will be used by the children must be well-lighted and well-ventilated. Heating, ventilation and lighting equipment must be adequate for the protection of the health of the children.|
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