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FAQs

Does my child need to be potty trained?
A child enrolled in either our Twos or Threes program is not required to be potty trained.  If your young child is still using diapers you, the parent, are asked to keep a supply of diapers, wipes, a changing pad and a spare set of clothes in your child’s backpack. A child enrolled in our Fours program is required to be potty trained.  If your four-year-old child has a condition that prevents him/her from being potty training, then it is possible a waiver may be granted by the Board of Directors. We strongly encourage all our students have a change of clothes with them, just in case there’s an accidents (such as a juice spill or too much glitter glue!)
 

My child’s birthday is very close to the cut-off date, can my child be placed in the next higher grade?
RPCNS follows the Maryland State Department of Education’s regulations for grade eligibility, which states all children enrolled in a grade must reach the age of that grade by September 1st of that school year.
For example: A child must be two by September 1st, 2015 in order to be eligible to be enrolled in a Twos class for the 2015-2016 school year.
 

Is each family allowed only one co-oper?
No, many families share their co-oping obligation with two or three adults. For example:  If a mom, dad and grandmother want to spend time in their child’s classroom co-oping, that’s possible.  Each co-oping adult must submit all the required forms and take the Orientation Tour prior to co-oping (see the list below). 

  • Provide proof of age (usually a copy of a driver’s license)
  • Release of Information Form- to run background checks against the sex offenders database
  • Medical Report- one page form to be filled out by your doctor
  • Orientation Tour form which is completed at the conclusion of the tour (which takes about 20 minutes)
  • Fingerprint report- scans must be done biometrically

Extra forms can be provided by the Admissions Coordinator at your request.

 

Is there training required to co-op?
Yes.  The week before our school year starts all parent members are required to attend a Parent Orientation session and a Orientation Tour. Later after the school year begins, you will be required to attend a "Co-oper Check In".  In these training sessions, you will meet with your child’s teacher in your child’s classroom, learning how to function effectively as a teacher assistant.  You will learn not only how the room is set-up/organized, and what is in it, but what you are to do at what point over the course of the morning’s multi-hour lesson.  You will also learn  important health and safety regulations that RPCNS must follow to maintain its license through MD State Department of Education.  Additionally, an on-line Health and Safety Training may be required in the future for all adults in contact with children at any child care facility.  




 


RPCNS has been an amazing first school experience for both my child and me. I love getting to watch her learn and grow and know that I am part of that process, too.
    ~ Parent

 

 
Call (301) 762-1293 or email the Admissions Coordinator at info@rpcns.org to schedule a tour today!

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