Jayleen Olmos, Center Director
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Welcome to Covina KinderCare. Here at our center we believe in developing the whole child. Each day we provide a balanced approach to learning. Your child will have fun as they develop socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. One of our main goals is for you to be able to leave your child with the feeling that you have chosen the best care possible. Our staff is here to provide a safe, secure and loving environment in which your child can begin a life-long love of learning. We would love for you to stop by and visit any time to give us the opportunity to show you all that we have to offer.
Jayleen Olmos, Center Director
Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.
Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.
As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.
At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.
As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.
Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.
Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.
Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.
The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.
Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.
Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.
At Covina KinderCare our teachers are passionate about education. Several of our teachers have been teaching at this site for over ten years. It is our mission each and every day to make sure that your child is receiving quality education in a fun, nurturing, safe and loving environment.
I believe there is nothing more beautiful than the smile of a child. I'm truly blessed to have been given this amazing opportunity to be a large part of what's behind that smile.
Jayleen started with KinderCare in the fall of 1997. Since 1994 she has devoted her professional career to Early Childhood Education. She has experience as a teacher and an Assistant Director and has been the Center Director here at our Covina site for the past fifteen years. Jayleen grew up in the area and is proud to be one of the leaders in Early Childhood Education in her community.
I love knowing that I have the opportunity to help a family make the right choice when selecting a Preschool for their child.
Wendi started with Kindercare in February of 2011 as a schoolage teacher. She enjoyed being a positive role model for the schoolage program. Wendi later had the opportunity to advance her skills in teaching Kindergarten here at KinderCare for five years. In August of 2009 Wendi was promoted to Assistant Director. Wendi has always enjoyed building strong personal relationships with all families. Wendi strives to provide excellent customer service and a positive experience for all families and staff.
To see the excitement in a babies face as they learn new songs, dances, and explore new things.
I am excited to wake up everyday knowing that I will make a difference in a child's life.
I love that I have been given the opportunity to teach a child to develop a love for learning in a comfortable loving enviornment.
I look forward to arriving at work because I know I will be greeted with all of the children's smiling faces. It is very rewarding to know I'm making a difference in so many little lives.
It's a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together as one.
I enjoy being able to implement the quality curriculum that KinderCare provides me with. Through this I see the growth and development in our two year olds everyday. I also enjoy being able to play my guitar for them to help them develop a love for music.
Covina KinderCare has been a second home for me for the past nine years, and I feel home is where your heart is.
When you teach what you love and you share what you know you open up eyes, minds, hearts and souls to unexplained worlds.
I love inspiring students not only academically but personally as well.
It is very rewarding when my former families and students return and share with me what an impact I have made on their lives.
There is nothing more rewarding than being able to provide well balanced meals for all of our children. I also enjoy watching them build their social skills through the family style dining that we provide here at the center.
Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.
We observe the following holidays:
Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.
Here at Covina KinderCare your child's safety is one of our top priorities. Our front door to the building has a coded entry where only authorized family members will have a code to enter. We also have a on site Health and Safety Coordinator. Ms. Jessica's role includes conducting monthly fire, earthquake and disaster drills. Ms. Jessica also completes a monthly safety checklist of the entire center to ensure a safe and clean environment.
Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and though the various training opportunities in the community.
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