Bright Beginnings for Kids Inc, formerly known as St. Therese Childcare Centre, was established in 2007. We are a not-for-profit, charitable organization providing early learning and childcare services to our community and the surrounding areas. We are licensed for 64 children consisting of 4 infants and 60 preschool children.
We believe that each child is unique, with rights for love, respect and high, quality care in a safe, nurturing and caring environment. Each child is encouraged to develop self-confidence and a positive self-image through various activities such as: free play, science, language, creative expression, music, reading and large and small muscle activities. Our program believes in promoting and instilling diversity and inclusion amongst our employees and children child in our program.
We are pleased that you are considering our centre and encourage you to set up an appointment to visit and meet our wonderful staff. We are located in Glenwood, old St. Vital, on the cusp of St. Boniface.
At Bright Beginnings for Kids Inc, we are committed to the QUAD Principals:
Our philosophy is based on the belief that children learn best through play, exploration, discovery, and experience.
That children are naturally curious, and they have the right to live fully in their childhood.
Children are competent and they have a desire to learn, grow and make meaning of them world around them.
Early childhood development sets the foundation for life-long learning, behaviour and health.
We must provide a safe, happy, nurturing and stimulating environment where children are able to develop physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually.
All children should be treated with respect and given equal opportunities to learn, grow and develop regardless of gender, ability, ethnicity, and socio-economic background.
The partnerships with families and communities strengthen the ability to provide children with optimal experiences in the centre, at home and in the community.
As professionals, we value diversity and include children of all abilities into every aspect of our programming. Our program and the environment are easily adaptable to meet the needs of all children attending our program.
As part of our commitment to children, our educators receive support to pursue professional development opportunities.
Our vision is to provide affordable, accessible and flexible early learning and childcare services to families with children 12 months-5 years of age.
Our mission is to provide inclusive, early learning and childcare services that promote the development of the whole child support families and builds stronger communities.