The EMI Childcare Center is open year-round. The hours of operation are Monday – Friday 6:30 am-
5:30 pm. Parents/Guardians may register children for full-time, part-time, weekend, and drop-in
schedules as they become available.
We are pleased you and your family have selected Emi Childcare Center for your child’s educational
needs. At Emi Childcare Center, we are committed to providing children with a strong educational
foundation through our developmentally appropriate programs in a warm, nurturing and secure
environment. We have prepared this handbook to answer the most common questions parents have
concerning our policies and procedures.
All ECC teachers meet or exceed the state of Alabama DHR licensing requirements. Every year, the
directors, teachers, and assistant teachers must complete a required number of continued training
hours. All of the staff is CPR & First Aid certified. They are experienced working with young children in a
supervised program. In addition, our staff members truly love and understand child development and
We welcome every opportunity to expand the child’s view of the world as a place rich in many cultures, races, religions, and customs. The EMI Childcare Center (ECC) is open to all families, regardless of
ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. We will work with families to provide an inclusive preschool environment for all children. Diversity extends to the family structure as well. We are committed to the
philosophy of treating all family situations equally and without bias. At ECC we respect all family’s religious traditions. We encourage you to share your family’s traditions with our children and staff.
The theme of gender/racial equality and respect for the earth is an integral part of our philosophy and demonstrated in the following ways: