Preschool will run on a regular schedule of 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, with limited space for early and late care.

Although preschool is generally an annual commitment, this school year we will allow cancellations with 60 days' notice.

In the event of a move to virtual learning, tuition will be reduced by 50%. 

 

Screening & Entrance Protocols

  • Screening of all staff and children prior to entry, including a temperature check
  • Any adult or child with a temperature of 100 or above will not be allowed into the building 
  • All parents will need to fill out a COVID questionnaire daily, confirming that the child does not have any COVID symptoms and has not been in contact with a person with COVID 
  • Classes use separate entrances to ensure no mingling of groups
  • Hands will be washed upon entry
  • Parents and other visitors will remain outside the facility
  • No-contact process for checking children in and out of school using a QR code to scan on a phone 

 

Social Distancing

  • Teachers and students remain within their pod
  • Maximum of 10 children per class 
  • Separate bathroom assigned for each group
  • Outdoor times staggered to ensure no mingling of pods
  • Specials on pause until further notice 
  • Classes separated into groups when possible, particularly during meal times
  • Distancing of sleeping cots, placing children head to toe

 

Cleaning & Sanitizing 

  • Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of all areas, particularly those with high touch use
  • HEPA air purifier with UV light for each class 
  • Frequent toy rotation
  • Increased hand washing
  • Hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes provided for outdoor use
  • Sanitizing bin for used toys in each classroom
  • Stuffed toys other hard to clean items removed from classrooms
  • Individualized frequently used items

 

Communication

  • Training of staff in the new protocols
  • Signage in school reinforcing the new protocols

 

PPE

  • Masks worn at all times by staff
  • Children over 2 are educated and encouraged to wear masks
  • Gloves will be used when handling food and when changing diapers
  • Infant staff will wear long sleeved medical coats when holding babies

 

Containment Plan

  • All sick children and staff isolated immediately and unable to return to school without testing and medical guidance
  • Coordinate with health officials for possible classroom or school closure
  • Parents will be notified immediately of potential exposure