Educare Chicago is a unique early learning program pairing the latest research in early learning with intensive family engagement to promote school readiness and help families work towards their goals.
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Benefits of being a part of the Educare Chicago program:
- Low staff to child ratios: Infants and toddlers are in a classroom with no more than eight children and three teaching staff. Preschoolers are in classrooms with no more than 17 children and three teaching staff.
- Comprehensive Head Start and Early Head Start services that include early learning, nutrition, family services, health services, and wellness services.
- State-of-the-art indoor and outdoor learning environments, which include indoor gyms, a school library, sensory room, lactation room, a family resource center, and an outdoor community garden.
- Family Support Services, which include an assigned Family Support Specialist, family engagement opportunities, and access to a variety of resources.
- Support Services that include access to mental health consultants, an on-site nurse, registered dietitian, and a developmental therapist.
- Two nutritious meals and two snacks are served daily. Meals meet USDA guidelines.
- The school supplies diapers, pull-ups, wipes, and infant formula/food.
- Families are encouraged to be engaged and are provided opportunities to take on leadership roles in the school’s Parent Committee and Policy Council.