We Involve Parents
Parents play a very significant role at our centre. Open Arms Early Childhood Centre has an open door policy for parents; we encourage them to play an active role in the early education of their children.
We integrate parents into our programs through “Meet the teacher” nights, our Spring Fling Family Night and our annual Christmas concert. Parents are also invited to speak to the children or share with the children any special interest or occupation-related activities they wish, such as a visit from a firefighter.
We also ensure that we are meeting the needs of our clients (families) through our annual parent survey. Here's a look at some of the feedback that we have received over the years:
“The centre was recommended by a friend with all good things to say! We really enjoy the Christian enrichment."
“I truly appreciate the consideration my children receive and the guidance and listening ears that I receive. The staff is especially considerate of my child's extra needs."
"Excellent centre, awesome staff."
"I can't say enough good things about Open Arms. We love you! You're all so caring and loving. It's really important to us that our daughter feels special wherever she is and the teachers are never shy about telling her that they love her or giving her some extra TLC. I never have to worry during the day about the quality of care that our daughter is receiving. Thank you so much."
“The teachers have been wonderful...We consider you all a part of our family."
“An excellent facility, well run and a pleasure to go to!"
"I have seen my son grow in so many ways since he has been in your care. I love and appreciate all of his caregivers. I am at ease every day knowing that he is cared for like he is at home."
“We would like to take this opportunity to say how well run and organized we found Open Arms to be. All staff members who came in contact with our daughter were always professional and caring."
"A big 'thank you' to all of the staff at Open Arms. You have made the transition from one daycare setting to another ‘smooth.’ We appreciate all the care you provide. "
"Although there are many daycare options at our end of town, we knew that the 50 minutes it takes to get across town, drop off and drive back home was worth it - to have our children in your care....Your love, hard work and dedication to the children is what sets your centre apart from the rest."