Le Roy RIGHT Start Preschool for All Honored

“Le Roy RIGHT Start Preschool for All” received the GOLD Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state's quality rating and improvement system. ExceleRate Illinois helps families make more informed choices about their children’s early learning. The Gold Circle of Quality recognizes programs which have demonstrated quality on all fifteen standards, as validated by a state approved assessor.  Gold Circle programs meet or exceed specific quality benchmarks on learning environment, instructional quality, and all program administrative standards; group size and staff/child ratios; staff qualifications; and professional development.   Of approximately 180 licensed childcare centers in McLean County, 14 are designated the GOLD Circle of Quality.

 

ExceleRate Illinois is administered through the Illinois Network of Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies under joint direction of the Governor's office of Early Childhood Development, the Illinois Department of Human Services, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

 

Le Roy Right Start Preschool has also been recognized by the State Early Childhood Division for providing high quality inclusion education for students with special needs. High quality inclusion in early childhood leads to social and education benefits for each and every child.

 

ExceleRate Illinois is administered through the Illinois Network of Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies under joint direction of the Governor's office of Early Childhood Development, the Illinois Department of Human Services, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

 

The RIGHT Start Mission: In partnership with parents and the community, we will collaborate on establishing an innovative authentic learning experience that instills the desire to be a life-long learner and problem solver. We are committed to providing a child-centered, developmentally appropriate learning environment that will foster independence, creativity, and curiosity, while nurturing our students’ thinking, enabling them to reach their greatest potential.

 

Le Roy RIGHT Start Preschool for All offers both 5 Day Grant Funded and  3-5 Day Tuition based programming for children 3 years to 5 years of age, as well as, Family Education for children Birth to 3 years of age.

 

For more information please visit our website http://les.leroyk12.org/pk-director  or contact Mrs. Baughman, Director of Preschool Services (309) 962-4771.