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 ANAís 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
lunch and afternoon snacks are provided to all of
For bottle-fed 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 childís first and last name.
Our full-service 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 criteria.
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 allergies.
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 childís 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 childís 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 early pickup.
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
ANAís 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 possible.
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 the Center.
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.