ERIC Number: ED430315
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Service to Families: Model Extended Care Programs.
Kealey, Robert J., Ed.
This book profiles extended-care programs in Catholic schools. It features articles submitted by graduates of the National Catholic Educational Association's Elementary/Middle School Principals Academies. Each of the 12 articles details an established extended-care program. Typically, these programs are part educational, part recreational, and part social, filling the hours before school begins and after it ends. The program descriptions, which are drawn from across the U.S., offer a short history of the programs; all the descriptions share the common theme of the dramatic changes that have transpired in extended-care programs over the past 10 years. The descriptions include special features of each program, community alliances, the fees charged for the children, the range of grades that are served, the program schedule, the range of activities that are offered, safety protocols, discipline guidelines, health and safety, a typical day in the life of a student in the program, staffing and responsibilities, meals, supervision, creative approaches in serving the children, student rules, registration, staff qualifications, enrollment figures, and sample programs. It is hoped that educators seeking to implement an extended-care program can pick and choose from these descriptions those elements that would be most appropriate for their student population. (RJM)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Ancillary School Services, Catholic Schools, Cooperative Programs, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Family School Relationship, Models, Program Descriptions, School Age Day Care, Student Needs
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.