Information for Parents about Oak Ridge TN Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Oak Ridge

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Oak Ridge child care centers however there are strict guidelines that parents must follow. Prescription medication must be in the original container with an unaltered label and have your child's name clearly identified on the label. A Medical Release Form will typically need to be completed that provides details of all medications, dosage and times to be given. Preschools and providers of child care in Oak Ridge TN will only administer "Over the Counter" medication with a doctor's note. Medications must be given directly to the preschool or daycare personnel, and do not leave medication in your child's lunch box or classroom. You should also check with your Oak Ridge child care provider to determine the hours during which they will be able to administer medications. For example some providers of daycare and child care in Oak Ridge TN do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Oak Ridge TN will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Oak Ridge child care centers, teachers discuss emergency preparedness with children on a regular basis. For example they will discuss fire drills, what they will hear, and what they are expected to do. Daycare emergency drills may be carried out on both an informed and surprise basis to ensure that everyone is adequately prepared. Providers of child care in Oak Ridge TN may require that parents provide an emergency kit for their children. Usually these kits will are due on your child's first day of daycare, and will need to be updated yearly. Each Oak Ridge daycare will have different requirements for the contents of the emergency kit. Examples of the contents include: bottled water, granola bars (not chocolate), Kleenex, an index card with your child's contact information and emergency contacts.
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Nancy's Day Care 
(865) 482-4754
732 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Oak Ridge child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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Angel Academy Child Care 
(865) 483-0500
200 Lafayette Drive, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Many Oak Ridge child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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First Steps Child Development Center 
(865) 483-6291
1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Oak Ridge have an open door policy and invite parents to stop by any time. There are usually a number of opportunities for parents either to attend special events, or volunteer to help by donating time, talent and/or a snack or dish to ongoing school events. ...
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Heritage Pre-School 
(865) 483-1976
121 Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
A large number of Oak Ridge child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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Sunshine Playschool 
(865) 482-5691
103 Adams Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
If your child is enrolling in a Oak Ridge childcare center, along with required medical records and registration and material fees, parents submit completed information and permission forms provided in an enrollment package. ...
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Woodland Elem. School Daycare 
(865) 425-9504
168 Manhattan Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Before visiting a Oak Ridge child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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Scarboro Day Care Center 
(865) 483-6871
148 Carver Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Some providers of child care in Oak Ridge require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Emory Valley Center 
(865) 482-4081
715 Emory Valley Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
For child care in Oak Ridge it is important to ensure that your child will be receiving an organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, clean and safe environment, and teachers who are experienced. ...
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United Church Nursery School 
(865) 482-2221
85 Kentucky Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Some providers of child care in Oak Ridge require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Christian Outreach Academy 
(865) 481-2519
535 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Most Oak Ridge child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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Oak Ridge Schools Preschool & Daycare 
(865) 425-9101
304 New York Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
For low income families looking for child care in Oak Ridge there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Willowbrook Elem. School Daycare 
(865) 425-3204
298 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
When considering child care in Oak Ridge, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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