Need day care? Check out HonCC

11jf-daycare-600x400The Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center on the campus of Honolulu Community College is accepting applications for children ages 3 months to 5 years old. For children between the ages of 3-5, there are still spaces available for the upcoming 2015 Fall semester. For children between the ages of 3 months and 2.9 years, completing an application will allow child to be placed on a wait list and families will be called when there is an opening in the infant or toddler rooms.

The Center is open from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday – Thursday and 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM on Fridays. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included in the cost of tuition.

Established in 1981, the Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center has been successfully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) since 2004.

The center is the primary training site for students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education certificate and degree programs at Honolulu CC while also providing quality care and learning opportunities for children of Honolulu CC students, employees and the community. Staffed by certified teachers, teacher trainees, and student assistants, Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center is a high quality, high performing facility.

For more information, please call (808) 845-9466 or stop by Building 2 room 212 to fill out an application.

Keiki Center reaccredited

The keiki center at Honolulu Community College has received a new five-year national accreditation.

Honolulu’s Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center has recently been reaccredited for another five years by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

 The center received superior ratings in their most recent accreditation report. The 10 standard areas assessed are: relationships, curriculum, teaching, assessment of child progress, health, teachers, families, community relationships, physical environment, and leadership and management.
 “As educators of future teachers, it is imperative that we model good practices with our students so they become accustomed to the level of quality we should always be striving for,” shares Honolulu CC Professor Lisa Yogi, who also serves as the children’s center coordinator.
 The center is the primary training site for students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education certificate and degree programs at Honolulu CC while also providing quality care and learning opportunities for children of Honolulu CC students, employees and the community. Staffed by certified teachers, teacher trainees, and student assistants, Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center is a high quality, high performing facility.