The curriculum for Surround Care incorporates several essential areas to ensure the quality of the program. Character Development is a component of the program. The curriculum strives to meet State School Standards through the planning and implementation of indoor and outdoor activities. In addition the program offers homework assistance and summer field trips.
The Curriculum supports Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) and Common Core through activities and material offered by the program. The Surround Care program addresses a multitude of developmental areas such as:
Character Counts Supporting Common Core
Drama Gross Motor Activities
Computer Activities Music/Movement
Field Trips Multi-Cultural Activities/Diversity Awareness
Construction STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math
The program prides itself on providing quality services that enrich the lives of the children it serves. The program focuses on assisting each child to develop into their full potential. In addition, the curriculum places an emphasis on Character Development as a means to foster the six pillars of ethical attributes; Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Trustworthiness, Caring, and Citizenship.
The Surround Care staff are committed to providing a quality program in a safe, well-supervised environment. Surround Care teachers have completed college coursework. They have had a wide variety of teaching experiences. The staff facilitate active learning by providing challenging and enjoyable activities that promotes the development of each child. Most sites also have one or more trained assistant teachers whom possess educational background in child development or experience working with children. Our teaching teams provide a comprehensive, curriculum rich program for the children in their care.