Friday, June 30, 2017

Agency Closed on July 4th, 2017

All sites will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
in observance of Independence Day.


We will see you back on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

Have a safe Independence Day!

Now enrolling for 2017-2018 Head Start programs!

DOWNLOAD FLIER

ENROLLING CHILDREN AGES 3-5 FOR THE 2017-2018
SCHOOL YEAR!

Please bring the following documents:
  • Proof of Age (Child’s Birth Certificate Preferred)
  • 3 Proofs of Address
  • Proof of Income (2 most recent Check Stubs, Income Taxes, Letter from Employer)

Please contact 708-652.1284 or visit our Patricia Makris Center at 2831 S. 49th Avenue, Cicero, IL 60804for more information.

*Se habla espaƱol*

Thursday, June 29, 2017

July's Book of the Month: Red, White, and Boom! By Lee Wardlaw

JULY 2017
Red, White, and Boom! By Lee Wardlaw takes you through Independence Day. Experience all the traditions the fourth of July brings like parades, food, picnics and more.  End the day with a boom and fireworks! The book's rhyming text dances its way through colorful and beautifully detailed illustrations. 
activities that go with the book...

Fireworks with a Fork
A Thrifty Mom Blog shared this easy and fun patriotic craft. Kids can make their own fireworks with a plastic fork, paper, and a paint.  
 

Footprint Rocket Pop
Tippy Toe Crafts came up with this cute footprint creation. Ink those little feet toes to make your own!  
 

Fireworks in a Jar
I Can Teach My Child found this fun experiment for July 4th. Dig out those ingredients out of your pantry and try it with your child!  
 
Check out the BOOK OF THE MONTH from months past.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Open Enrollment for 2017-2018 Pre-K & Preschool programs going on now!

Pre-K 1/2 Day Program &
Full Day Preschool & Child Care
OPEN ENROLLMENT
for 2017-2018

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
We are accepting enrollment for the 2017-2018 School year. Please view our flier, call or visit our enrollment office for more information:
1447 S. 50th Court, Cicero Illinois 60804
708-652-1202

1/2 Day Pre-K Programs
is available at our Clyde Park and Grant Works locations.

Child needs to be 3-5 years (by August 22).

For more information, you can DOWNLOAD FLIER, visit the enrollment office at 1447 S. 50th Court, Cicero IL 60804 or call us at 708-652-1202.
DOWNLOAD HALF DAY PRE-K FLIER

Full Day Preschool Child Care
is available at our Patricia Makris CenterRed FeatherRiverside Drive and Grant Works locations.

For more information, you can DOWNLOAD FLIER, visit the enrollment office at 1447 S. 50th Court, Cicero IL 60804 or call us at 708-652-1202.
DOWNLOAD FULL DAY PRESCHOOL CHILD CARE FLIER

Employment Opportunities


The Children's Center has the following positions opening available.

Head Start Home Based Program Coordinator
General responsibilities include management of the Head Start Home Based program option which provides comprehensive services to families with preschool age children (i.e. early childhood education, health, nutrition, mental health, and family services). Oversee implementation of program requirements through monitoring, supervision of Home Based staff and participation in regular supervisory meetings. 

Qualifications:
  • BA/S degree in ECE, Human Services or a related field. 
  • Computer skills (required)
  • Head Start experience (preferred)
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English (preferred)
  • Experience in supervising and managing similar types of services. 
To apply please contact Beverly Dawson, Head Start Director at 708 652-1284 or email resume to b.dawson@childrenscenterciceroberwyn.org.

Part-time Grant Writer.
Experience necessary. Please send resume to Lurlean Chodora at l.chodora@childrenscenterciceroberwyn.org.

Volunteers welcome


Substitute teachers needed


For more information about employment opportunities, please email us at contact@childrenscenterciceroberwyn.org.