A recent article in the Central Maine newspapers about the Educare early learning and development center in Waterville caught my attention. It was heartwarming to read about the “Parking Lot Pickup” initiative Educare started to help make sure kids and families have food and the supplies they need during the coronavirus pandemic. With schools and learning centers […]
To our Early Childhood Program Families: It’s May- and families enrolled in our early childhood programs are doing an exceptional job parenting as you maneuver the Covid-19 pandemic! The partnership examples between home and school are numerous, and an excellent model for your children as they experience how a community comes together in a supportive […]
Educare received hundreds of children’s books to assist families in need of reading and educational materials from Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, SAPPI and Marden’s Discount Store. Read the full story here.
Educare hosted a “Parking Lot Pickup” to distribute necessities for kids and their families dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Read the story here.
E-Learning Continues Connections with children and families will continue through the technology approach implemented over this past month. What a partnership between staff and parents to keep the home/school relationship strong! Parents are doing an incredible job juggling so many responsibilities during this challenging time. Our Educare and Skowhegan childcare programs remain closed […]
Since making the tough (but right) decision to close the doors of Educare two weeks ago, I have been humbled by the response of our devoted staff. From day one they sprang into action. Educare staff on all levels have been working non-stop to assure we stay as connected as possible with our children, families […]
To our Children & Families and our many Community Partners, In order to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the health and safety of our enrolled children/families, staff and partners, our direct service operations will remain closed through April 26, 2020, pending any further situation updates. Following the Center for […]
To: Educare Central Maine Families From: Rhonda Kaiser, School Director Earlier I shared Educare Central Maine’s increased protocols to protect against the spread of COVID-19. As you know, this situation is changing by the hour. After thoughtful consideration a decision has been made to close all Educare classrooms. At this time, Educare Central Maine will be closed from […]
Educare Central Maine board member, Laurie Lachance, has a column in the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel talking about the “growing recognition of the value of investing in quality early childhood programs.” “Laurie Lachance is a valuable member of the Educare Central Maine Board of Directors. A partner and an advocate, her knowledge and leadership […]
Laura Fortman, Department of Labor Commissioner, and staff members Ginny Carroll and Jessica Picard visited Educare Central Maine in Waterville today for a tour and to discuss the important ways that the workforce and access to childcare are intertwined. “We were so excited to have the Commissioner at Educare! We had a great discussion about […]