Sheldon`s Early Learning Center

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Sheldon ISD’s
Early Learning Center
Count down to opening
Operations
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Monday – Friday
6:00 am – 5:30 pm
All district holidays will be observed
Closed in July
Licensed through the state of Texas
Achieve NAEYC Accreditation by
December 2011
Licensing vs NAEYC
• Teachers must have GED
or HS Diploma
• 15 hr training per year
• Curriculum must provide
activities in the areas of
dramatic play, art, fine and
gross motor skills and
outdoor play
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Child Development
Certificate or pursuing one
• 20 hrs training per year
• Curriculum must have goals
and objectives for every
age group
• Requires program to be
inclusive and teach
tolerance, acceptance and
community involvement
Classroom framework
• NAEYC required ratios will be
maintained
• Activity Centers allowing child
initiated learning will be supported
through curriculum and teacher
facilitation
Ratios
• Infants 0 – 17 months
(2 rooms)
• Toddlers 18 – 35
months (2 rooms)
• Preschool 3 – 4 years
(2 – 3 rooms)
• 1 : 4 max of 8 per
room
• 1 : 6 max of 12 per
room
• 1 : 9 max of 18 per
room
• We will employ 20 –
25 based on
enrollment
Recommended tuition rates
• Infants 0 – 17 months
$160
• Todd/ 2’s 18 – 24 months $135
• Threes and Fours
$120
• Annual registration and supply fee
$75 per child.

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