San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2014 -- This fall, legislation was passed to offer free part-day preschool slots for qualifying parents throughout the state of California. Child Development Inc. was among one of the programs to receive the award. "We are trying to get the word out to those parents that need the financial assistance and qualify that our part-day preschool slots are free again. For the last three years, our part day slots required fees and it was tough on a lot of our parents, with many having to take their children out of preschool," said Fritzi Gragg, Program Director. "It is so important that we give our children all of the opportunities for quality preschool experiences that we can and with over 500 slots now available for free or a reduced fee, we welcome parents to please apply."
Families may qualify based on family size and income. There are a certain amount of free slots available for part-day preschool, as well as discounted slots with flat rates for full-day preschool. The flat rates are based on whether the child attends 130 hours/month or over 130 hours/month. The centers run year round, and families can enroll at any time, as long as there are openings. Registration takes place on-site for all children. To find a location or to apply for the free program, please use their location finder tool at http://www.cdicdc.org/locations/.
Child Development Incorporated offers curriculums that value children for who they are, while at the same time challenge them to grow by stimulating their thinking and expanding their learning. Their preschool program boasts highly skilled teachers planning curriculum which incorporates the HighScope and Reggio Emilia approaches and are guided by the California Desired Results assessment process, Learning Foundations and Curriculum Frameworks.
For parents of school age children, which also are in need of financial assistance, Child Development Inc. recently applied for free and discounted slots for these ages, as well and is currently waiting on approval. For more information about applications, classes or openings, please call 408.556.7300.
Child Development Incorporated’s corporate headquarters is located at 4340 Stevens Creek Blvd, Suite 260, San Jose, CA 95129.
About Child Development Incorporated
At Child Development Centers and Continuing Development Incorporated, it is their mission to enrich children's lives through quality, accredited child development programs and a commitment to developmentally appropriate practice. Their programs put children at the center of an interconnected circle of families, teacher and the community. Child Development Incorporated’s programs reflect their knowledge of child development and are based on the work of prominent developmental theorists like Piaget, Erikson, Vygotsky, Dewey, and Gardner. They support NAEYC and NAA guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs and Accreditation Criteria.
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