2016-2017 Berkshire Heights Early Learning Center (Preschool)
 

The Berkshire Heights Early Learning Center was developed using the Pre-Kindergarten Pennsylvania Learning Standards for Early Childhood.  These standards are issued jointly by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Department of Human Services.

 

This Program is a public program (you do not have to be a Wilson resident) and is open to all children ages 3 through 5 years old. 
 
Care is available for working and non-working parents. Children must be toilet-trained before entering the program. 

Admissions, the provisions of services and referral of clients shall be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age or sex.
 
                                                 Preschool Open House Dates:
                                                  Wednesday, March 22, 2017        6:00pm-8:00pm 
  
Berkshire Heights Early Learning Center is located at 711 North Wyomissing Boulevard, Wyomissing PA 19610.
 
Our 2016-2017 program will run from August 29, 2016 through June 8, 2017 (subject to change).
 
A 10% Discount is available for all Wilson School District Employees, Wilson Alumni, and anyone Residing in the Wilson School District.
 
Should you wish to enroll in our 2016-2017 preschool program at Berkshire Heights, please call 610-670-0180, ext 4823.  
 
Preschool Enrollment for the 2016-2017 School Year is NOW OPEN for all children. 
 
Listed at the bottom of this page are the required documents for enrollment in our program.
 
Berkshire Heights Early Learning Center is a Department of Human Services licensed Child Care provider. The license confirms compliance with health and safety regulations among which include: staff/child ratio; size of age-appropriate groups; continuous supervision by qualified staff; size of indoor/outdoor space; individual center capacity; current medical information for children and staff, etc.
 

We provide a professional faculty committed to the developmental needs of each child.  Our focus is to create daily activities that include fine and gross motor development, language arts, math, science, and social development concentrating on Kindergarten preparedness.  The children are grouped by developmental needs and ages.  Newsletters and calendars are provided to parents by the teachers throughout the school year.


This program is Parent Fee Funded.  Operational costs as well as all other associated costs will be paid for from the revenues generated from the weekly fees. 

 
     The Weekly Discounted Rates for the 2016-2017 Preschool Program are as follows:

 

Full Day Program (6:30am-6:00pm)                                  Half Day Program (8:30am-12:30pm)      

 

                  w/10% Discount     w/o Discount                                    w/10% Discount        w/o Discount
5 days/week = $175.50/week         $195/week                 5 days/week = $139.50/week          $155/week

4 days/week = $162.00/week         $180/week                 4 days/week = $126.00/week          $140/week

3 days/week = $139.50/week         $155/week                 3 days/week = $108.00/week          $120/week


- Discount shown above pertains to 10% Discount for Wilson Employee, Alumni, and Resident
- Three day per week minimum contract is required

- Varying day schedule (where days of week change each week) is not offered

 

Financial assistance is available for eligible parents through Child Care Information Services (CCIS).  Information regarding financial eligibility may be obtained by calling the BCIU office at 610-987-2247.

 Additional Program Information:  

§ A snack will be provided in the morning and afternoon

§ Naptime will be provided

§ Transportation will not be provided - parent pick-up and drop-off
 
Berkshire Heights will be Closed and services will NOT be provided on the following days during the 2016/2017 school year. 
            
           Labor Day:                     Monday, September 5, 2016

Columbus Day:                 Monday, October 10, 2016       

Thanksgiving Day:            Thursday, November 24, 2016         

Black Friday:                    Friday, November 25, 2016         

Christmas Day Holiday:     Monday, December 26, 2016                

           Good Friday:                    Friday, April 14, 2017         

           Memorial Day:                   Monday, May 29, 2017          

-       On closed holidays, you will not be required to pay for these closed days.

-       A two day per week minimum payment is required.

 
The following 2016-2017 forms are required to be completed and returned for enrollment in the Berkshire Heights Early Learning Center: 
 
For a Non Subsidized Enrollment Contract for Berkshire Heights Early Learning
  Center, please CLICK HERE
 
For a Subsidized Enrollment Contract for Berkshire Heights Early Learning Center,
  please CLICK HERE
 
- For the Emergency Contact Form for Berkshire Heights, please Click Here
 

- For the Early Learning Agreement Form for Berkshire Heights, please Click Here

 
- For the Berkshire Heights Parent Guidelines Handbook, please CLICK HERE
 
- For a copy of the Child Health Report Form, please Click Here
 
Should you have any questions, please feel free to call the contacts below at 610-670-0180 or by email:

Administrative Assistant - ext 4823

Sue Wails - Preschool Lead Supervisor - ext 1361 or waisus@wilsonsd.org

Steven Good - Coordinator - ext 1163 or gooste@wilsonsd.org

 
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