Communication is key! Allegro Child Care Centre continues to develop its communication tools to allow for an open dialogue between parents and our educators. In addition to this open dialogue, Allegro has implemented a number of tools to facilitate better communication.
- Classroom Information Boards: Each Classroom maintains an information board at the exterior of their classroom. This board includes outing schedules, menu changes and general information on age appropriate topics.
- Tadpoles App: Assistive technology is a great support to any centre. Every room currently has an iPad that is used to track attendance, programming, daily routines, injuries, needs and learning experiences. It is also where the staff document their curriculum and provide you with a portfolio on your child’s development during the time they have spent with them.
- Parent Meetings: In accordance with the Department of Education, Allegro holds two general Parent Meetings in the spring and fall. These meetings are an opportunity to introduce programming changes, and Department regulation changes, etc. Whenever possible Allegro will add a guest speaker to these meeting on relevant topics such as Bullying, School Readiness, or Music training opportunities.
- Parent-Educator Meetings: Allegro holds two parent-educator meetings a year. These meetings between educators and parents allows for everyone to talk about the progress of individual children. This is also the time for you to view your child’s portfolios. The portfolios are passed to each room as your child advances, and will be given to you the parent upon leaving Allegro.