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IPCDC Enrollment Information

 

Eligibility

flowers at the child development center  Infant Toddler Program: Children who are 6

  months to 2.5 years of age. You can apply

 anytime* -- even when you're pregnant -- to be

  put on the waiting list.

  Preschool Program: Children who are 2.6

 years to Kindergarten.

 School Age Program: Children who are in

  Kindergartent through 2nd grade before

  and/or after school. You can apply anytime* to

  be put on the waiting list.

*An on-site visit of the children’s program, facility and grounds is required prior to applying.

Waiting List Application

Children's artwork in the playroom  A waiting list application form must be

  completed and returned to the Center Office,

  along with a $10 application fee.

  An application fee is not required from students

  eligible for subsidized childcare.

  The application fee is not refundable and is not 

  applied toward any other fees.

 

*You can apply anytime to be placed on the waiting list, even when you're pregnant.

Admissions Policy

artwork by children at the center  Priority for enrollment in the Infant Toddler,

  Preschool and School Age programs is:

  1st Priority: CSULB students
  2nd Priority: CSULB staff/faculty
  3rd Priority: CSULB alumni
  4th Priority: Community

  *Children of CSULB staff, faculty, alumni, and

  community are offered services as space

  allows.

 

Registration Procedure

picture of pirate hats at the center The Director or one of the Program Coordinators will be notify parents by phone if a space is available. An appointment will be arranged to review the registration packet/forms.

The child will be admitted following the return of the completed registration packet/forms. Your signed registration forms, along with each Contract Change Request form are binding contracts. All Center forms are used at one time or another for ACCOUNTABILITY or FUNDING and are reviewed  and audited by the Department of Social Services - Community Care Licensing, the California Department of Education, Associated Students, Incorporated, California State University, Long Beach and our independent auditors.

These are official documents. It is extremely important that each form be complete, legible, accurate and signed. Forms that are not complete will be returned and could delay your enrollment.

Parents are required to submit a new Yellow Emergency Contact Information card for each of the following contract periods: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer sessions. It is the parent's responsibility to update these cards as changes occur. This information is critical. In the event of an illness or emergency, the staff must be able to locate and contact the child's parent or an authorized adult at all times.

Immunization documentation must be on file before the child’s first day.

A statement from your child's physician attesting to your child's health ("PHYSICIAN'S REPORT - CHILDCARE CENTERS") is required. Your child may start school while you are obtaining the physician's statement if your child's immunization documentation is already on file. The physician's statement must be turned in no later than two weeks after your child starts attending school.