In partnership with families, we create a caring and meaningful learning community for children
through the nurturing of positive relationships.
Core Values / Guiding Principles
· Interpersonal Skills
Ø Demonstrate genuine sensitivity to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others.
Ø Respectful interactions with staff and families that strive to support families as members of our community.
Ø Open lines of communication are kept among all members of the WHCC Community.
Ø Maintain and respect confidentiality of staff and families.
Ø Demonstrate personal integrity and serve as positive representatives of WHCC.
· Health and Safety
Ø Follow all rules set forth by Wi State Licensing.
Ø Attention to detail as it relates to maintaining a safe environment for all members of the WHCC community.
· Learning Experiences and Environment
Ø Promote learning through play with attention to hands-on experiences in a rich environment provided both in the Center and in the outdoor spaces that surround our community.
Ø Implement positive programming with a focus on social-emotional skill development.
Ø Utilize developmentally appropriate practices to foster learning.
Ø Allow for self-exploration and independent discovery for each child to learn at their own pace.
· Family Focus
Ø Work collaboratively with families to keep them informed and involved in their child’s development.
Ø Regular communication between staff and families to support positive relationships.
Ø Ethical and effective leadership among all employees in the Center.
Ø Act as mentors to others with compassionate and honest interactions in order to allow each to reach their fullest potential.
Ø Sponsored by Promega Corporation and Fitchburg Center, the commitment to the well-being of children, parents and staff offers a model for replication by other employers and organizations.