Our mission is to provide supportive services to individuals, children and families that strengthens families, builds communities and reduces poverty.
Reach One to Teach One staff members are dedicated and highly skilled individuals who are supportive, nurtutring, warm and responsive to the individual needs of each child. Each class is assigned a Group Teacher and Teaching Assistant and they are responsible for the health, safety supervision and instruction of the children. Our Group Teachers have a minimum of a Master's in Early Childhood Education and/or New York State Certification for Birth through 2nd grade. Teaching Assistants possess at least one year experience in Early Childhood and/or Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification which is highly recognized and respected in the Early Childhood field. We also have qualified substitutes who provide back up coverage for regular employees. All employees are subject to background checks and they must be cleared through the child abuse registry prior to employment.
At Reach One to Teach One Early Learning Center your child's safety comes first. Our staff is certified in CPR and First Aid. In addition, our facilities ae cleaned daily and monthly inspections are conducted to ensure that our facility is free of hazardous materials.
Our center has strict escort procedures and children are not allowed to be escorted by anyone other than the parent unless listed on the emergency contact forms. All Escorts other than the parent must be 18 or older and must present photo ID for the child to be released. We also plan to install cameras in the classroom as an extra precaution to provide visual monitoring of the children and activity in the classroom.