3601 SW 29th St., Suite 209, Topeka, KS 66614

Executive Director: davidgeorge@learnplaygrow.org

TDC Learning Centers, Inc.

FORMERLY TOPEKA DAY CARE. Serving local children and families since 1963.

FORMERLY TOPEKA DAY CARE. Serving local children and families since 1963.

FORMERLY TOPEKA DAY CARE. Serving local children and families since 1963.FORMERLY TOPEKA DAY CARE. Serving local children and families since 1963.

Parent Handbook

These are policies and procedures for the following locations: Adventures, Crestview, Little Explorers & HP Parent-Child

INFORMATION ABOUT WEATHER DELAYS OR CLOSINGS

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TDC’s Inclement Weather Policy is intended to accommodate the needs of both families and employees. The main goal with every major weather event is to keep everyone out of harm’s way.


TDC Learning Centers may follow USD 501 from time to time, but independent choices may be reached by the Executive Director based on snow amounts, ice potential, timing of precipitation, when plows may be available and/or extreme temperature patterns.


Parents and staff members should not contact Center Directors or Main Office regarding decisions that may or may not be made. All announcements pertaining to late starts, early releases or closings will be made by 5:30am on the day affected and notices will be posted on KSNT, WIBW, Facebook, Twitter, learnplaygrow.org, eblast, group text and KidReports.


Please understand that we take many factors (besides weather conditions) into consideration to determine if we can/should open late, close early or close completely. We apologize for any inconvenience.

REGISTRATION FOR ADVENTURES IN EARLY LEARNING CENTER

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY...

1. Make sure this section corresponds with the appropriate enrollment location.

2. Click tab below and print.

3. Complete forms and set up a time to review in the presence of the Center Director.

4. Schedule an appointment with main office to review all documents, pay enrollment fee and establish a tuition payment method.

Adventures Enrollment Packet (pdf)

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REGISTRATION FOR CRESTVIEW LEARNING CENTER

 

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY...

1. Make sure this section corresponds with the appropriate enrollment location.

2. Click tab below and print.

3. Complete forms and set up a time to review in the presence of the Center Director.

4. Schedule appointment with main office to review all documents, pay enrollment fee and establish a tuition payment method.

Crestview Enrollment Packet (pdf)

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REGISTRATION FOR HIGHLAND PARK PARENT-CHILD Learning Center

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY...

1. Make sure this section corresponds with the appropriate enrollment location.

2. Click tab below and print.

3. Students must complete all forms while teachers and community members should fill out anything relevant. Please set time to review in the presence of the Center Director.

4. Lastly, schedule an appointment with main office to review all documents, pay enrollment fee and establish a tuition payment method and/or DCF schedule.


Highland Park Enrollment Packet (pdf)

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REGISTRATION FOR LITTLE EXPLORERS LEARNING CENTER

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY...

1. Make sure this section corresponds with the appropriate enrollment location.

2. Click tab below and print.

3. Complete forms and set up a time to review in the presence of the Center Director.

4. Schedule an appointment with main office to review all documents, pay enrollment fee and establish a tuition payment method.


Little Explorers Enrollment Packet (pdf)

Download

PARENTS NIGHT OUT/KIDS NIGHT IN

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PARENT'S NIGHT OUT

Saturday,  February 15th


This is offered to families that pre-registered and pre-paid BEFORE February 7th.


Care will be provided, with appropriate staffing, from 6-9pm at TDC's Little Explorers Learning Center. The address is 4746 SW 21st St.


Stay tuned for information about future events. Below are the likely times this will occur in any given year:
Around Valentine's Day (February)
Summer (Probably June)
Start of School (After Labor Day)
Around Holidays for Shopping (2nd Saturday in December)

CHILD REGISTRATION

Fees for the three-hour period: 

$10/hr - 1st child ($30 total)

$5/hr - 2nd child ($15 extra for $45 total) 

$45/3 hour session - three or more from the same immediate family...including children up to age 8. (This is the two-child rate and extra kids are free)

TUITION INCREASE ANNOUNCEMENT

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This applies to families with children at Crestview and Little Explorers only. Adventures has a corporate care agreement with locked rates, and Highland Park will keep the same price structure with scholarship offerings, teen mom subsidy and teacher discounts.


As of August 5, 2019...


Infants: $220
Toddler 1: $200 (12 months to 18 months)
Toddler 2: $190 (18 months to 2.5 years)
Preschool: $180 (2.5 years to age 4)
Pre-K: $170 (4 years and older)


IMPORTANT: Billing will change when a child hits the age milestones shown above, not when he/she moves to a new classroom.


Another hike will not be considered until August 2021, so you are guaranteed the same rates for a two-year period. 


Thank you for letting us teach and care for your child!

We Teach The Next Generation

PARENTS CONNECT GROUP

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Become More Involved


If you would like to participate in a committee that meets during lunch once a month, please contact your Center Director.


We want strong parent involvement at each of our five locations, and we would appreciate more volunteers for our larger company fundraisers.

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