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Specialized Out-of-School Care

For many parents and guardians of children with disabilities, finding safe and accessible out of school time (OST) activities can be a difficult and frustrating process. Research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has concluded that high-quality OST programs promote positive child  development and supports in-school learning. CFEC believes that all children, particularly those with special needs, should be in a safe, healthy and engaging learning environments during the summer and after the formal school day. 

Our inclusive program provides fun developmental, educational and social opportunities to children birth to five years old, who attend The Children’s Center and Special Children’s School during the school day. 

OUT OF SCHOOL TIME

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Extended Day Programs

Extended day care is available each school day from dismissal time until 5:30 p.m. at The Children’s Center location. All CFEC students (through pre-school) are eligible to participate. Bus transportation is provided at no additional cost for students at The Special Children’s School.
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Summer Programs

Our summer STEAM program operates from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm and is open to students at The Children’s Center and The Special Children’s School. Siblings of enrolled students are also welcome to attend through kindergarten. Each week features a different subject matter to engage the creative side of our students. The program culminates in a “Gallery Hop” to showcase our artistic achievements in August.

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STEAM Curriculum

Our extended day and summer programs are based on a science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) curriculum. STEAM is a cross-disciplinary curricular approach that incorporates project-based learning to encourage inclusive teamwork and real-world inquiry.

OUT OF SCHOOL TIME TEAM

Ava Bland

Ava Bland

Teacher, Summer
Barbara Hutchens

Barbara Hutchens

Teacher, Summer
Beverly Sally

Beverly Sally

Teacher, Extended Day
Crystal Ellis

Crystal Ellis

Teacher, Extended Day
Desiree Acevedo

Desiree Acevedo

Teacher, Summer
Ericka Bailey

Ericka Bailey

Teacher, Infant & Toddler and Summer
Jalisa Glover

Jalisa Glover

Teacher, Infant & Toddler and Summer
Jan Morgan

Jan Morgan

Teacher, Summer
Janet Ridings

Janet Ridings

Teacher, Extended Day & Summer
Jennifer Hamm

Jennifer Hamm

Nurse
Jessica Rose

Jessica Rose

Extended Day Coordinator
Joanne Thompson

Joanne Thompson

Teacher, Preschool and Summer
Josh Webb

Josh Webb

Teacher, Summer
Justin Smith

Justin Smith

Teacher, Extended Day
Katherine Campbell

Katherine Campbell

Summer Program Coordinator
Kristel Hunter

Kristel Hunter

Teacher, Summer
LaSahara Harley

LaSahara Harley

Teacher, Extended Day & Summer
Margaret Borders

Margaret Borders

Teacher, Infant & Toddler and Summer
Olivia Owens

Olivia Owens

Teacher, Summer
Patrice Bennett

Patrice Bennett

Teacher, Infant & Toddler & Summer
Veronia Horne

Veronia Horne

Teacher, Extended Day
William Poe

William Poe

Teacher, Infant & Toddler and Summer

CONTACT US

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The CFEC Main Office

2315 Coliseum Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Phone: (336) 727-2440
Fax: (336) 727-2873

Hours

Monday – Friday:

7:30am – 5:30pm

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Make a difference in the lives of children with special needs by volunteering at The CFEC. Opportunities include working with children, performing clerical tasks, landscaping and building maintenance, and assisting with special events.

 

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