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Where we’ve been, where we’re going…

Where we’ve been, where we’re going…

July 7th, 2015

This year, KCCS embarked on a marketing strategy to assist in the development of our long term strategic plan.  Early in the discovery process of this project, issues with the name “Kawartha Child Care Services” emerged. Online stakeholder surveys, interviews and independent research were condu...

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Focusing on Strengthening Child Care Experiences

Focusing on Strengthening Child Care Experiences

June 16th, 2015

In the spring of 2014, the Ministry of Education released How Does Learning Happen?, Ontario’s pedagogy for early years. As you see from my earlier blog this pedagogy directly aligns with our values, beliefs and practice at Compass Early Learning and Care.  We are thrilled to know that this pedag...

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Implementation of the Child Care and Early Years Act

Implementation of the Child Care and Early Years Act

June 16th, 2015

In many ways, this is the moment we have all been waiting for – new legislation to take the place of the outdated Day Nurseries Act that we in the Early Years field love to hate.  The government has announced that all sections of the Child Care Modernization Act, 2014, except the amendments...

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Investigating New Payment Options

Investigating New Payment Options

June 16th, 2015

Compass Early Learning & Care (Compass ELC) is in the process of investigating new payment methods for our families!  We introduced e-transfers last year in response to the high demand for online payment options.  However, these transfers typically cost around $1.50 each.  It was not our inte...

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Places for Living and Learning, Oct. 22-24, 2015

Places for Living and Learning, Oct. 22-24, 2015

June 2nd, 2015

Places for Living and Learning The Role of the Educator in the Environment October 22nd – 24th, 2015 Join Us For An Institute and Study Tour with: Deb Curtis, Lorrie Baird and Anne Marie Coughlin CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION Overview When we view children as capable...

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Summer Camp Opportunities

Summer Camp Opportunities

June 1st, 2015

Compass Early Learning and Care offers fun and exciting summer camp opportunities for JK to 12yrs of age in each of our 3 communities.  We believe that summertime is about outdoor connections with nature, building friendships and having fun through exploration and play.  Each of our programs offer...

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Sun Safety Tips!

Sun Safety Tips!

May 29th, 2015

Now that spring has sprung and our children are outdoors more, it’s time to think about sun safety. Using sunscreen is recommended for children and adults, but you will often read it is not recommended for babies – why are babies not included in sun protection?  Much information that we see...

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Fun in the Sun!

Fun in the Sun!

May 26th, 2015

Come out to Milltown Mini Golf on Saturday, June 13 and partake in a fun family day! The owner of the local mini putt has been kind enough to allow Compass Early Learning and Care (formerly Kawartha Child Care Services) to use the premises to hold a fundraiser and we couldn’t be more thankful! We ...

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