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About Us

At A Bright Beginning Child Care Centre, we have extensive experience in caring for children in your community. Our reputation...

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Our Programs

We are proud of our ability to anticipate the needs of our customers and offer various childcare options to suit your requirements...

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Our Mission

To promote growth of knowledge in young children through play experiences that encompass individuals, families, community and the future

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Contact Us

Have any questions or concerns? We're listening.
Tel: 780-532-9170
Email: abrightbeginning@hotmail.ca

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Annual General Meeting March 12 @ 6:30 pm

Items up for discussion

Last year for ELCC grant as this pilot project contract will be done March 31 2021
Our new home, summer work projects for 2020
Elections; Chair/President is vacant

As a Non-profit Charitable Organization we need parent and community member involvement.

A special invitation is being sent to our ABC Out of School Program families. We are looking for one-two persons to represent the program on the board parent. We meet monthly, approximately 10 meetings per year, for about an hour. Meetings are open to all. If you are interested in receiving the agenda and or meeting minutes by Email please let me know, so that I can add your name to our Board group. The Agendas and Minuets to past meetings are now hanging in the boot-room along with notification of next meeting, date and time.

Looking forward to seeing new faces March 12th
@
6:30 pm
Meeting held at the Centre.


Proud to be named an Alberta Early Learning and Child Care Centre



Welcome

Day Care Grande Prairie - Image 1 We welcome you to come to the Centre to drop off a registration form. For those expecting or on maternity leave, put your child on the wait list as soon as possible.

A Bright Beginning is operated by a non-profit society that is dedicated to proving quality care. The Centre is now located in the Avondale School on 108 Ave on the west side. The program provides care to children 12 months to 5 years for Early years and ages 5-12 years in the ABC out of school program. The educators set up responsive environments encouraging children to participate at their own pace, following their own natural sense of curiosity and discovery. Weekly plans are based on the children's interests and developmental levels from observations of the educators. Planning sheets are posted on the bulletin board outside the classrooms. Please familiarize yourself with the events. Our cook provides 2 snacks and a nutritional lunch. A menu is posted in the hallway by the open window of the kitchen. We are committed to give your child (and family) a happy supportive, and nurturing environment that promotes learning. The Board members of the Society welcome all newcomers. All parents with children in the Centre are encouraged to be involved. Members of the public with interest are also welcome. Like us on Facebook and view current happenings at the Centre.


In spring of 2018, A Bright Beginning Child Care Centre was awarded the ELCC Government Grant pilot project for three years. This grant provided affordable daycare spaces ($25 per day) for families and wage top ups for the educators. Six educators have participated in the Flight Framework; all educators have participated in the GRIT webinars, Community of Practice meetings with our Pedagogical partner and Regional Learning meetings with other ELCC Centres which are currently ongoing. The grant provided the funds to reach our re- location goal; renovating and moving inside the Avondale School. This move occurred August 2019 giving the Centre additional 22 spaces and an out of school program named ABC. Educators are sharing Learning Stories about individual children, identifying facets and goals plus the dispositions of learning. The classrooms reflect the Flight Framework, creating spaces of vitality for the children in our care using natural loose part items. Additional classrooms gave the Centre opportunity to add additional quality educators to the team. Going into our final year of the pilot project, the focus will be with our families; sharing resources/knowledge the educators have gained and strengthening relationships.