February Birthdays
We wish a very happy birthday to the following children and employees: 

  • Adalyn S.
  • Will L.
  • Grant B.
  • Jaxson C.
  • Miss Heather

 

Valentine’s Day
The center’s Valentine’s Day Party will be held on Tuesday, February 14th at snack time.  Sign-up sheets will be posted a week prior to this date.  Thank you.

 

2016 PreK Sign Up
Holy Family, in collaboration with Ohio County Schools, will once again be offering WV PreK for the 2017-2018 school year for Ohio County residents.

All families registering their children for WV PreK will need to call 304-243-0333 at 8:00 am on February 6, 2017 or go to http://boe.ohio.k12.wv.us to register on-line.

It is imperative that you call at 8:00 am or register at 8:00 a.m. on-line and indicate you want to register your child for WV PreK at Holy Family Child Care.

Also, change for this school year …. WV PreK will be Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. until 2:45 p.m.  

Please see Michele Forsythe with your questions.  

*Remember – Holy Family offers wrap-around care for WV PreK students, as a convenience for your family.

 

Holy Family Supports Nanette Matz in Newest Achievement
We want to offer our congratulations to Nanette, who recently completed the WVIT training. Her completion of this program adds to the high quality care she provides children.

West Virginia Infant/Toddler Professional Development Program for Caregivers (WVIT II): Relationship-Based Care

The success of the first level of the West Virginia Infant/Toddler Professional Development Program (WVIT) prompted the WV Department of Health and Human Resources (WV DHHR), Early Education Division to develop the next level (WVIT II) of professional development for caregivers of infants and toddlers in order to continue to increase the quality of care and education of West Virginia's youngest children across the state.

WVIT II consists of a 45 hour course for caregivers (10 classroom sessions and a practicum) and a six hour course for administrators. Caregivers and administrators enrolled in this program will have successfully completed WVIT I. This professional development program aligns with WV STARS Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for Early Care and Education Professionals. 

While WVIT I provided an overview of quality infant/toddler care, WVIT II focuses on the heart of quality care- the relationship of the caregiver with the child, the child's family, and with the colleagues. Through this course, caregivers and administrators have the opportunity to examine the relationships in their infant/toddler programs and learn strategies for assessing and strengthening the quality of their programs with respect to those relationships. 

The course provides the knowledge and skills needed to implement relationship-based care and to mentor and coach other infant/toddler professionals in their center.