9:00-12:00 Monthly Meeting
Luisa welcomed everyone to magical meeting at Chateau Vaudreuil.
Aeron will be coming to answer HR related questions date confirmed for Wednesday January 15th
Please send questions to any member on the BOD so that we can forward to him. Parent related issues can also be asked.
Annual Conference – February 2020
Brochure is up on website and was sent out with new venue, new structure, early bird registration cost.
Retreat – Getaway for QAPPD members
Daytime and overnight retreat with building, networking activities.
December 4th project: Jeunesse Explorateurs’ young students who are interested in ECE do a 1 day visit in a daycare center. The program is being organized by Ministère de la Famille.
Parents fees are going up to $8.40 as of January 2020. Relevé 30- Revenu QC states we do not have to produce them.
Educator’s 0.16c increase – payment is for the current fiscal year. We will most probably receive more information in 2020 from MF.
Lead testing – city is also doing testing and there is currently no deadline. A lead test is available online at Amazon. You can test the main entry and furthest tap from the main entry. The MF guide gives all the details on how to go about the lead testing.
MF has begun to send final financial reports
Educational Program: Board is in the process of putting together a usb key with Educational Program updated Meeting Children’s needs English documents.
Majority members with the show of hands would like to have the documents in English.
Anne Metcalf who is not in permit renewal had her CLASS evaluation and she had a great experience. They offered English evaluators and from 9-12 all went super and follow up was great. They were very professional and pleasant. Asked the educators about their planning, observing, training, parent-educator meetings.
Evaluated transitions, evaluated classroom set up, materials, activities, conflict resolution interactions. Asked Anne about the training of staff, parent relations questionnaire, survey was going to be sent for the parents. Reports take long to receive.
Bachelors Child Studies need to take an additional 3 courses to be qualified unless they graduated before 2002. You can verify with auditor however it is up to the applicant to justify their qualifications with the ECE diploma.
Transcripts must be included with diploma in their file.
Question was asked: what centers are doing in regard to fever. Follow MF rules and apply and integrate it to your policy and inform your parents if the child is not well enough to participate and are best to be picked up.
Dana received the subsidy and used her contact from the CLSC to support her application and she was very detailed in her report and needs of the child. The child was not diagnosed, and the parents were not 100% on board.
Stella also applied and received the grant with a diagnosis.
Meeting adjourned 11:30
Holiday gift exchange and lunch!
Respectfully submitted by: Athena Xenos, secretary
12:30 -1:00 Luncheon
$20.00 Gift exchange activity
Something pink or white (optional)