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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Oak Ridge Schools Preschool & Daycare 
(865) 425-9101
304 New York Avenue, 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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St. Mary's School Daycare 
(865) 483-9700
315 Vermont Avenue, 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
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Oak Ridge child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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United Church Nursery School 
(865) 482-2221
85 Kentucky Avenue, 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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Oak Ridge Early Head Start 
(865) 482-7633
1051 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Many daycare and childcare providers in Oak Ridge provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Linden Elementary School Daycare 
(865) 425-5704
700 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
For child care in Oak Ridge parents should always visit the center, preferably with your child before making a choice. In most cases you should call ahead to schedule a tour and to meet the directors and staff. ...
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First Steps Child Development Center 
(865) 483-6291
1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, 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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Christian Outreach Academy 
(865) 481-2519
535 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Childcare programs in Oak Ridge are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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Montessori Center Of Oak Ridge 
(865) 482-5036
728 Emory Valley Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
When you contact or visit a child care in Oak Ridge please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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Oak Ridge Nursery School 
(865) 483-3036
151 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Oak Ridge child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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Emory Valley Center 
(865) 482-4081
715 Emory Valley Road, Oak Ridge, TN  37830
Many daycare and childcare providers in Oak Ridge provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Heritage Pre-School 
(865) 483-1976
121 Illinois Avenue, 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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