Child Development Center Transition Information

CDC Reopening Week FredThe Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has made the decision to transition the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Child Development Center (CDC), currently operated by Bright Horizons, to a Department of Defense (DoD) CDC. This transition will become effective on Monday, February 27th, 2017 and will be managed by DLA Installation Support, Family and MWR Programs. Over the past 6 years, Bright Horizons has been an exemplary partner in primary care-giving at the DSCC CDC. This decision was made with due deliberation and full consideration of the austere financial environment facing DoD.

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Oct 25: Quality Care & Accreditation
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Inspections, child abuse prevention strategies, DoD Certification process, maintaining NAEYC Accreditation standards

Nov 16: Staff & Facilities Update
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Staff qualifications, Training & Curriculum Specialists, Supervisory Program Specialists, on-site training program, status of background checks, Line of Sight Supervision (LOSS) and staffing, pending facility projects, tracking of work orders

Dec 15: Child Records & Health Requirements
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Eligibility and waiting list, records release, new forms, child health assessments and immunizations, medication administration, rescue medications, the Special Needs Accommodation Process (SNAP)

Jan 18: The Creative Curriculum
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Creative Curriculum philosophy, lesson plans, Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG), Kindergarten preparation, Ohio’s Early Learning Standards for Pre-K and Kindergarten programs

Feb 15: What to Expect on Day 1…and Beyond
3:30pm – 5:00pm, Byus Center
Child & Youth Management System (CYMS) and attendance tracking, health requirements, payments and payment options, DoD Fee Policy
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