2.copy of the child's original immunization record or immunization exemption (medical or religious) form completed and signed by a licensed physician or religious personnel
3. Annual physical examination dated within the previous six months.
4. Standard emergency card (provided by MOA and available at CCDC main office)
5.Non-refundable registration fee
6. Tuition and/or Child Care Assistance Authorization
September : Open House
October: National Fall Festival, Halloween
November : Fire Prevention, Thanksgiving Day
December : Holiday Event
January : Three Kings Day
February : Lunar New Year (Asian Culture) Valentine's Day
March : Dr. Seuss Week, St. Patrick's Day (Irish Culture), Easter
April : Earth Day
May : Cinco De Mayo (Mexican Culture)
June : Alaskan Native Culture
July : Independence Day (American Culture)
October: International Fall Festival, Halloween
*New Year's Eve
*New Year's Day
*Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after
*Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Crystal Child Development Center will follow the Anchorage School District Policy on Closure for any weather hazards conditions. If A.S.D. is closed, then Crystal Child Development Center will be closed
* Children are involved in activities throughout the day that can be messy or involve rough-and-tumble play. We ask that parents dress children in comfortable, weather-appropriate, easily washable clothes, and non-skid shoes, and provide seasonally appropriate extra clothes as well.
*Children will not go outside to play when the wind chill is below 10 degrees or weather conditions are not safe for outdoor play; icy conditions, or bad air quality.
*Typically, CCDC will not close due to weather conditions such as snowstorms or icy conditions. However, if the Anchorage School District officially closes for weather hazard conditions, CCDC will close as well.
*For outdoor play during winter months, children need appropriate winter gear. The following is the winter clothing your child/children must have every day.
*Staff and Children must wash their hands with antibacterial soap and water each time they enter the classroom, after toileting, after outside play or playing with sensory items, before and after eating, or coming in contact with germs.
*No street shoes are permitted inside the center to keep the environment clean for children. Children wear outdoor shoes during outside play.
* All classroom items that come in contact with children’s mouths are removed immediately for sanitization. All toys are cleaned and sanitized at least twice a day and cribs and cots are sanitized once a day. Classroom floors are vacuumed and mopped with water and mild sanitizer every day.
*All children must be well enough to participate in daily activities to attend CCDC.
*Children will be sent home if they have a temperature of 101F +; vomiting/diarrhea; unusual lethargy, persistent crying, or other signs of severe illness; or any contagious disease (pink eye, impetigo, strep throat, etc.)
*Children must be fever free without the use of fever reducing medicine for 24 hours of wellness before returning to school.
*Parents must notify CCDC of the reason for all their child’s absences, as we are required to report some illnesses to the Public Health Department. Parents will be informed of any cases of contagious diseases at CCDC.
*The CCDC staff may administer necessary medication to your child. These medicines must have the full pharmacy label, the child’s first and last name, and the name(s) of the medication and directions for use clearly readable. Parents must also sign a “Permission to Administer Medication” form, giving clear directions regarding when and how much medication to administer. Forms are available at the front desk and the medication need to stay at the front desk until the time of administration.
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