Rainbow Steps Handbook

Our Mission Preschool, Pre-K, and Pre-K Plus Programs 3
Our programs are open to all young children ages 3 through 5 and are non-sectarian. 3
Center Parent Information 4
Philosophy and Goals 5
Days of Operation 5
Enrollment 5
Orientation 6
Class Times and Ratios 6
Daily Schedule and Activities 6
Arrival and Dismissal 7
Health Concerns 8
Discipline and Guidance 9
Guidance techniques will include: 9
Parent Involvement and Classroom Visitation 10
Newsletters 10
Parent/Teacher Conferences 10
Child-Parent-Teacher Times 10
Rosters 10
Snacks 11
Field Trips 11
Illness 11
Symptoms of Illness 12
Emergency Procedures 12
Additional Safety Policies 13
School Closings 13
Fees and Tuition 14
Fees 14
 Tuition is due by the 10th day of each month. You may pay bi-monthly or several months at a time. Call the office to make alternate payment arrangements. If tuition is more than 10 days late, a late fee of $10 will be charged. 14
 If tuition is not received for two consecutive months, and parents have not contacted the administrators regarding the tuition, the child will be excluded from participating in class until payment arrangements are made. We understand that unusual s... 14
 If payment is not made, we reserve the right to enroll another child in your child’s place. We do not want to take these measures and we do understand that there can be temporary, extenuating circumstances that may occur during the year. If you ne... 14