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Jackson Township KinderCare

Jessica Greenberg, Center Director

10 S New Prospect Rd. Jackson NJ 08527
(732) 961-1500 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS
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Special Instructions:
Off Aldrich and Bennetts Mill Rd. in Romeo's Plaz

Neighborhood:
In Romeo's Plaza/Near Tuscany Italian Deli

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Crawford Rodriguez and Howard Johnson bus to and from Center Center buses to Rosenhauer, Holman, Aldrich, Newbury, Land O'Pines, Taunton, and St. Veronicas

Come visit our center today, and find out what the KinderCare of Jackson is all about!

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Welcome

Welcome to the KinderCare of Jackson! We are committed to providing the best care around for your child, because at KinderCare, everything is designed for learning. Your child will learn, have fun and grow while in the care of our well trained, veteran staff. If your child is striving to take their first steps, or preparing for first grade, we are here to help them reach new milestones each and every day. Don't just take our word for it, come in and see what being a part of the KinderCare family is all about!

Jessica Greenberg, Center Director

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Accreditation

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.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

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.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

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.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

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.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

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.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

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.

Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)

As children reach school age, our comprehensive full-day kindergarten program helps them explore, communicate, and create – all in a nurturing, small-class setting. Our team of expert educators has created a unique curriculum of reading, language, arts, math, science, and physical fitness that’s presented in a fun way to encourage a lifelong love of learning. Plus, our program is aligned with local and state elementary school standards, so children will be prepared to confidently enter first grade.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

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.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

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.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

Cooking

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.

Math

The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

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.

Teachers & Staff

We have dedicated and passionate staff at KinderCare. Our teachers strive to teach each child the skills they need to excel socially, emotionally, physically and intellectually. We work hard to insure there is a nurturing, safe and fun environment for your child to thrive.

  • Jessica Greenberg

    Jessica Greenberg, Center Director

    There is no career more rewarding then being able to watch a child learn, have fun, and grow right before your eyes.

    Jessica has been working for KinderCare Learning Centers since 2004. She began her career teaching Kindergarten, then switched to a management role in 2006, when she became a Program Specialist. Jessica then became an Assistant Director and finally a Center Director in February of 2008. Prior to joining the KinderCare family, Jessica was a recreational therapist with AmeriCorps, serving children with emotional, behavioral and learning disabilities. She has a passion for education and watching the students in her center learn and grow, each and everyday.

    Year Started:
    8/10/2004
    Tenure:
    10 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Education
  • Robin Barnett

    Robin Barnett, Assistant Director

    Robin has been working for KinderCare for the past 15 years. She began her career teaching Kindergarten and was promoted to the Program Specialist position soon after. During this time, she worked in each classroom gaining experience caring for every age group. Robin was promoted to Assistant Director shortly after and continues working with families and staff in the Jackson center. Her favorite aspect about working with children is helping to provide them with the tools they need to grow socially, emotionally, and academically.

    Year Started:
    12/1/1997
    Tenure:
    17 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Political Science
  • Ms. Joanie, Infant Classroom

  • Ms. Cathy, Toddler Classroom

  • Ms. Kerry, Discovery Preschool Classroom

  • Ms. Sabita, Preschool Classroom

  • Ms. Ursula, Preschool Classroom

  • Ms. Melissa, Prekindergarten Classroom

  • Ms. Nicole, Prekindergarten Classroom

  • Ms. Amanda, School Age Classroom

  • Ms. Pam, Center Cook & Bus Driver

August 2015 Events

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About Our 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.

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

At KinderCare, the safety of our children and the confidence of our parents are points of pride. From our daily sign in and attendance procedures, to our single keypad access, we maintain a rigorous standard for safety. We are also conscience of children with allergies and are a peanut free center. All of our center staff are CPR and First-Aid certified as well.

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