Observation Report Fundamental of Early Childhood

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Observation Report Sheffield Head Start , the center is located at 1300 Sheffield Blvd, in Houston, TX in the Galena Park School District area. The majority of the parents that take their children to Sheffield, live 0.5-3 mile commute. Sheffield’s hours are very convenient for the parents, hours of operation for Head Start day are from 8:00am-2:00pm, and extended hours are from 7:30am-4:30pm.They are only open Monday thru Friday, weekends are closed. The center is closed during Staff Development Days (they occur once a month), during holidays and summers. The Head Start Program has several centers around the Harris County area (16 centers total). The program helps low-income families. It also supports and promotes strong families through parent participation and training. Teachers encourage parents daily to volunteer in their child’s classroom, or call to check on their child anytime. Parents are welcome to participate in educational activities in the program and in Policy Council meetings. The children at the Head Start receive free medical and dental care and other screenings. Screenings are done at the beginning of the school year and due in 45 days. The types of screenings at the Head Start have are Speech, Hearing, Vision, and Developmental. The program serves healthy balanced foods/special diets (breakfast, lunch and a snack) and play indoors and outdoors in a healthy setting. The program also helps children with different disabilities and special needs, wheelchair accessibility is available at the center. Certain activities and materials used in classrooms are designed to meet the needs of many children with or without disabilities. The programs policy for absence due to illness is to notify the child’s teacher especially if that child is out for more than 3 consecutive days. Parents must call and report when their child will be returning back to

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