~Join us for a BBQ and Open House! Teachers will be in classrooms to discuss plans for the year and answer any questions you may have. If you haven't signed up yet, please do so in the next couple days in your child's classroom so we can get an accurate count for food preparation! We can't wait to see you all Thursday, September 26 at 5:30 pm for food and fun!
~Penfield schools are closed on Friday, October 11th and Monday, October 14th. Please let the office know if your child will not be attending either/both of those days. Thank you!
~We are looking for part-time help in our program. Please click here for more details.
~We have limited space available in our 4 year old program and before and after school program. If you are interested in signing your child up, please contact us at 385-2360 to set up a tour for more information.
~We are pleased to announce FCCNS was awarded
Pathways National Accreditation by Children’s Institute, an affiliate of the
University of Rochester on Monday August 6th, 2018.
FCCNS has successfully completed a rigorous
process to meet or exceed 500 criteria, which are above what is required by the
State of New York Office of Children and Family Services in order for centers
to operate. The process of accreditation
is extensive, evaluating parent and staff satisfaction, and program quality,
including the facilities, qualifications of staff and leadership, and record
keeping. Accredited centers deliver
programming of the highest quality for young children.
Children’s Institute, the
accrediting organization, is a national not-for-profit organization that works
to improve the lives of children by strengthening their social and emotional
health. Through sound research and evaluation, the
organization develops and promotes effective prevention and early intervention
programs, materials and best practices for children, families, schools and
communities. Children's Institute is
affiliated with the University
of Rochester and has
served the community for over 50 years.
The goal of a
Pathways Accreditation is to help ensure that children receive the benefits of
appropriate, joyful experiences and are cared for in a safe, high quality early
education and care setting. FCCNS will
continue to make this a priority for our center and for our children. We thank all the staff members and families
who helped over the past year as we worked to make this a reality for our
~Brightwheel Communication Technology! We are happy to introduce our communication tool used through-out our program. When you download the app, you will be able to see photos, videos, daily events (food/potty/nap), updates and what your child is learning during the day. You can click here for more information. "Your Child's day delivered in real-time." If you need any assistance in using Brightwheel, please stop in to the office, or chat with our child's teacher.