As an employee of the International Child Care Center (also known as “ICCC”) you will be expected to exemplify excellence and quality of service and care. ICCC is a model center of quality in childcare and education. By following the employee policies and procedures outlined in this handbook, you will be well on your way to meeting the goal of excellence and quality. This handbook is a broad tool for conduct. You will be oriented on more specific policy and procedures through our on-going professional development to help guide decision-making and best practices.
We believe in strong, respectful and reciprocal relationships with our families. These relationships start with regular discussions and connections with our program and head office staff, whether in person or by other means (e.g., notes or emails, posting information on bulletin boards, emails, social media updates).
The early years set the foundation for lifelong learning, behavior, health and well-being. ICCC, we support the social and emotional development of children in our care by working as partners with families to promote, strengthen and develop children’s positive behavior self-regulation and social skills. All staff receives training to better understand the stages of early childhood development, as well as positive approaches to behavior management. In addition, we offer assistance to programs, if needed, through The Inclusion Support Program and our Resource Consultant.
We use the latest research, resources and strategies to support children’s attempts to regulate their behavior, emotions, attention and overall wellbeing. Ways we prevent conflicts using self-regulation and the learning environment include the following:
International Child Care Center operates year-round: with the exception of pre identified Holidays & inclement weather.