To provide young children emotional security, physical development, intellectual and social development and stimulation. This includes proper nutrition and a safe, healthy, cheerful environment with an outstanding curriculum and program. This also includes high caliber staff. We achieve this through staff trainings, positive staff-child interactions, positive staff-parent interactions and positive administrative- staff interactions. This is all accomplished in an early childhood setting which fosters nurturing, trust, respect and love for one another and the environment.
My goals for the child care are as follows:
First: I want to help children make the transition from their homes to this, their substitute home, as easy as possible. In order to achieve this, I must have an open relationship not only with the child/ren, but also their parents. It is important that the lines of communication are well established between all parties.
It is also important that the communication between my staff and myself be open so that it can flow over into the parent- staff relationship.
Second: I expect my staff and myself to teach the children self-respect. Positive reinforcement on the part of the complete staff frees the children to learn and feel good about themselves. This, in turn, helps them to want to acquire good habits, positive attitudes and the skills needed to face the world around them.
Last: I want to watch the children grow socially by providing developmentally appropriate activities. The children will have a chance to interact daily with their peers and become comfortable with them.
We promise to insure the safe and healthful care of your child. We strive to provide each child with an environment that will stimulate effective cognitive, communicative, perceptual-motor, physical and social development.
***Please note: admissions, the provision of services and referrals shall be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, sexual orientation or sex. The most recent non-discrimination of services policy statement will be included in your welcoming packet for reference to our policies.
Cynthia K. Franck’s Child Care, Inc. holds the following licenses and certifications:
Please feel free to look us up through the DHS Online Child Care Search tool. You can use this tool to look up PA childcares anywhere in the state by name or area. This tool gives you, as a parent, a look into a prospective center’s pricing, services and licensing histories.
Cynthia K. Franck’s Child Care, Inc. is always looking to further enhance our program by building on our strengths and identifying potential areas for growth. Over the past few years, we have taken several steps forward in our path towards providing the best care possible.
Many of our staff have also taken advantage of opportunities to work towards and/or obtain their CDAs or Early Childhood-related Associates degrees through different programs, including the T.E.A.C.H. program.
Although we have always designed our care and curriculum based on higher STAR level standards, all of our centers have worked towards reaching STAR 3 status through the Keystone STARS program. We have accomplished that at both our Penn Hills and our Forest Hills centers. Our next goal is to continue to work towards qualifying for additional programs, such as Pre-K Counts at our Verona site and Early Head Start at our Penn Hills/Forest Hills sites, in order to not only help our current families financially but to also give more families affordable access to our high-quality program.
Some recent accomplishments and partnerships include: