ECCDC is now enrolling children ages 4 months to 5 years of age. For more information please contact Wendy or Patty at 760-839-9361 extension 101 or extension 104.
September 5 - School Closed - Labor Day
September 8 - A.S.Q. Information Night 5:30 pm - All parents required
September 20 - A.S.Q. Night 5:30 pm at Boyce Center
September 21 - A.S.Q. Night 5:30 pm at Clothier Center
September 26,27 & 28 - Class Picture Day at Clothier
September 29,30 - Class Picture Day at Boyce
October - Parent Teacher Conference Month
October 8 - Annual Tots 'N Trucks Event - Kit Carson Park 10 AM - 2 PM
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FRESH FROM MARION'S GARDEN
Flavia Ricardez picked fresh watermelon from Marion's Sensory Garden on the Lorraine Boyce campus. The watermelon plant has gone crazy this year with plenty of good size watermelon to serve to the children.
ECCDC STAFF TRAINING
ECCDC staff spent last week in training sessions to polish up on their Early Childhood Developement skills. Guest speakers fromK.I.T. and Palomar Colleger provided valuable sessions on early childhood brain development, dealing with behavior issues, and tips on furthing education. ECCDC teaching staff presented skits on licensing regulations, as well as, sessions on the food program, safety and human resources.
Special recognition was given to 15-year employees Mauricia Simon and Martha Avila and 5-year employees Wendy Carrillo and Mariela Benavides. Appreciation was given to Mentor Teacher committee representatives Marixol Wallez, Nikki James, Lupe Isla, Veronia Romero, Lizbeth Ortiz, Lan Doan and Monique Nunez and Safety Committee Members Shontal Quintero and Marcela Johnston. All staff were also recognized for their outstanding work and accomplishments over the past year.
Mentor Teacher Nikki James review licensing regulations with staff.
ECCDC Executive Director Jim Wiese, Board Member Debbie Young, Board Chair Ceci Lusky and 15-tear employees Mauricia Simon and Martha Avila.
Five-Yeasr Employees Mariela Benavides and Wendy Carrillo
Appreciating our Teachers at ECCDC
Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week - Board of Directors Honor Teacher
ECCDC BOARD HONORS HARD WORKING STAFF AND FAMILIES
ECCDC families were treated to a family barbeque hosted by the ECCDC Board of Directors. The barbeque was in appreciation to the hard working staff who daily provide excellent care and supervision for the children served each day. Employees and their families were treated food, music and raffles. A special appearance from Disney's Elsa and Snow White capped off the evening.
ANNUAL STONE SOUP DELIVERIES
Staff at ECCDC was busy delivering Stone Soup to members of the community recently. Along with the delicious soup and cookies was a story of the solider, in war time, who managed to bring an entire community together to contribute to the soup. Below, ECCDC supporters Dan and Marilyn Herde receive their soup from Megan Siller.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR HONOREES
Long time ECCDC Supporters Bob & Marion Wilson and ECCDC Golf Classic Chairpersons, Shelley deGana and Patti Call, were honored by the North County Philanthrophy Council during the 2105 NCPC Voulnteer Awards ceremony at the Sheraton Resort in Carlsbad. Over 500 were in attendance to recognize the dedication of so many voulnteers wo provide time and resources to make non-profits successful. Bob & Marion were presented with the Robert Krejci Standards of Excellence Awards. Shelley and Patti were presented with the Volunteers of the Year awards. Congratulations to everyone and than you for what you do to complete ECCDC.
Pictured from left to right; Shelley de Gana, Bob Wilson, ECCDC Founder Lorraine Boyce, Patti Call and ECCDC Board Chair Ceci Lusky.
TOTS 'N TRUCKS
The 6th annual Tots 'N Trucks event is coming October 8 from 10 am to 2 pm at Kit Carson Park in Escondido.
Admission is FREE. Come explore amazing trucks from Fire Trucks, Police Cars, Dump, Trash, Tow trucks and many more. Plus come meet Star War Characters, watch a K-9 demonstration, play in the games and jumpy zone area and take a shot at the dunk tank. Great family fun for kids of all ages!!
If you would like to show a work truck please call 760-839-9361 and reserve your spot. If you would like to help sponsor the event, please contact Megan Siller at 760-839-9361 extension 111.
ECCDC celebrated the graduation of 84, kindergarten ready, preschoolers on June 28. The graduations were held at the Lorraine Boyce Center on 9th Avenue and the Ruth Clothier Center at 613 E. Lincolon in Escondido. The celebration included song peformances by the graduates and presentation of diplomas. Each graduate was also presented with a backpack, full of school supplies, sponsored by the Escondido East Rotary Club and Glennies Office Products. Congrautlations to all of our graduates!
Graduates at the Lorraine Boyce Child Development Center recite the Pledge of Allegience to get the graduation festivities started.
WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD CELEBRATED
ECCDC sites celebrated the Week of the Young Child April 11-15 with special activities planned throughout the week. Special days included Crazy Hair Day, Pajama Day, Superhero Day, Sports Day, Cowboy Day, Team Spirit Day, Healthy Habits Day and Working Together Day.
ECCDC STUDENTS HAVE FUN ON SAN DIEGO CHILDREN DISCOVERY MUSEUM FIELD TRIP
ECCDC Students and staff has a great time at the San Diego Children's Discovery Museum in Escondido on a recent field trip. Preschool students from the Ruth Clothier Child Development Center enjoyed playing with the many exhibits offered at the SDCDM. Thank you to the SDCDM staff for providing a field trip filled with great experiences and memories for the children.