Small Steps ELC provides early learning and childcare for ages newborn to 12 yrs old. SSELC is licensed and regulated by the Ministry of Education for up to 37 children and uses the same curriculum as provided by the ministry as Pre K & Kindergartens. The centre is open from 7 am - 6 pm.
OUR MISSION is to provide a home-like environment where children can develop at their own pace. Small Steps Early Learning Centre, our Board of Directors and our staff are committed to the families we serve, providing support and encouragement.
The objectives of the centre are to:
Be a safe, nurturing environment where children feel safe and comfortable;
Provide a home-like setting where children can learn through play;
Empower each child to experience and learn to appropriately deal with both challenges and successes;
Encourage each child to develop self-care skills and self-responsibility;
Offer permanent, reliable, quality childcare and early education by trained early childhood educators; and
Enable the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of children.
Most of all, SSELC strives to provide an environment where children have fun, feel safe, and where parents feel comfortable and welcome. Open and ongoing communication with families is highly valued by staff and parents. Please feel free to ask questions; our doors are always open.
To provide a safe, nurturing, positive, engaging and holistic environment with certified Early Childhood Educators who focus on the uniqueness of each child to enable them to develop essential learning skills through play based activities and experiences.