Christ the King Child Development Center (CtK CDC) is a faith-based learning center offering programs for members of our community and church with children age 12 weeks to 5 years old. Children participating in our programs experience the warmth of Christ's love on a daily basis as our staff, which has a combined average of 15 years experience, seeks to meet their basic needs and aid them in their spiritual, physical, emotional, social and cognitive development.
CtK CDC is a religious, nonprofit school that is an integral part of the ministries at Christ the King Lutheran Church. As such, CtK CDC is exempt from licensing and regulation by the Department of Human Resources. In order to maintain our exempt status, we must provide the following information to our families at the time of enrollment.
Must be at least 19 years old and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
Must successfully pass an extensive Criminal History Background Check, a physical exam and TB test and an extensive Drug Screen Panel
A degree in Early Child Development (or comparable degree) is preferred
A minimum of three years experience in a child or adult care setting is preferred
Maturity, dependability, responsibility, professionalism, and organizational skills
Staff to Pupil Ratios
Nursery 1:4 or 2:8
Crawlers 1:4 or 2:8
Rules - Kind Hands, Kind Words, Follow Directions
Curriculum that engages and keeps bodies busy
Redirection, Positive Reinforcement, Behavior Charts, Time-Outs (one minute for every year of age), Director’s Office, Parent Contact, Pick-Up of Child, Suspension
Creative Curriculum that includes Bible and Science Units
Basic Knoweldge of letters, numbers, colors, shapes, self and environment
Skills such as using writing utensils, scissors, sports’ equipment, puzzles, etc.
Centers such as Home Living, Cars and Blocks
Worksheets and Creative Art and Writing
Bible based lessons that are not necessarily Lutheran
Chapel once a week
Type of Lunch Program - None
We must also provide the following information to the Department of Human Resources in order to maintain our exempt status.
Inspection reports from our local Fire and Health Departments
Proof of Property, Casualty, and Liability Insurance
Affidavits signed by our Parents and / or Guardians stating knowledge of exemption
An Affidavit signed by the Director affirming all information provided
Criminal History Background Information Check for each employee and / or volunteer