Policies & Procedures
ANA's Learning Center is open to
you, the parent, any time your child is present in
the school. For the safety of all children, we do
request that you make your presence known to the
person in charge, and cooperate in not disrupting
the center's program.
ANA's Learning Center provides
services to all children who are in need of daytime
care, without the discrimination on the basis of
religion, race, color, sex, mental or physical
ANA's Learning Center reserves the right to change
or revise any policies, procedures, or tuition/fee
schedules as and when deemed necessary. Written
notification will be provided to parents.
Upon enrollment, you will need to
fill out all state, county and ANA’s Learning Center
forms in a timely manner. All necessary forms will
be provided by the Center. Information on these
forms regarding your child(ren) must be updated as
Breakfast, lunch and
afternoon snacks are provided to all of our
children, parents can provide prepared formula, or
breast-milk, placed in bottles. The Center will
inform you of their policy regarding baby food. All
infant items should be marked with the child’s first
and last name.
kitchen is staffed to prepare snacks and meals in a
sanitary environment away from classrooms. The meals
follow the USDA guidelines and meet the FMNV
Monthly menus for
table food are available for review. The meals
follow a two-week rotation. Please see the Director
for information regarding special diets and
All prescribed medication must be left at the front
desk with the person in charge. A medication form
must be filled out completely and signed by the
parent or guardian before any medication can be
given. Medications must be in the original container
and labeled with child’s first and last name.
If a child becomes
ill, injured, or has an adverse reaction to
prescribed medication while at the Center, the
parent(s) or emergency contact person will be
notified immediately. If it is necessary to seek
immediate medical attention for a child, the child
will be transported to the designated medical
facility. The child’s vehicle and emergency medical
permission forms, as well as the health information
file, will accompany the child.
In the event of an
occurrence of a communicable disease as outlined by
the Department of Health, parents will be notified
within 24 hours, or the next business day.
Severe weather, Fire
or Emergency Situations: If an emergency situation
develops such as severe weather, fire, physical
damage to the building, or any other situation that
poses a threat, the safety of the children is our
first concern. If there is an emergency situation,
and it becomes necessary to close the Center,
parents will be notified to make arrangements for
The Center is equipped
with a fire alarm system and fire extinguishers.
Fire and severe weather drills are conducted
according to state and county regulations every 30
days and 90 days respectively.
If there is inclement
weather, and it is determined that the Center will
not open, parents will be notified via text
messaging and advised
to check ANA’s
Learning Center Facebook Page.
If an emergency
situation develops and it is determined that the
building or premises are unsafe, your child(ren)
will be transported to a safe location. Parents will
be notified of the situation, and you will be
required to pick-up your child(ren) as soon as
We maintain a Center
free of alcohol, drugs, tobacco use and gangs. The
use or presence of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco is
prohibited in the building or anywhere on the
grounds by Center staff, parents, or anyone visiting
DisciplineAt ANA's Learning Center we use a
method of 'redirection' along with a 'positive behavior system' to guide your
child(ren) toward appropriate behavior. If a child is engaged in behavior not
conducive to a safe and happy learning environment, the teachers will 'redirect'
the child toward appropriate behavior. The use of physical punishment or harsh
language is prohibited.