Child Care for SAC Students Available
The Early Childhood Center at
San Antonio College is gearing up for the fall semester. The center provides
full-time childcare to low-income SAC students.
They will have an application
available on April 21 for students to apply for the childcare. Eligibility is
determined using a rubric. If a student qualifies for services, they will pay a
sliding scale tuition that ranges from $25 to $25 a week. There is also a $40
registration fee. Students are required to register for nine hours at SAC and
have a 2.0 GPA or better.
Childcare is provided on-site
for children from 12 months through 4-years-old. Off campus slots are also
available for infants.
To see if you qualify, go to www.alamo.edu/sac/ecs or call the
department at 210-486-0500 or 210-486-0526.
The Early Childhood Center is
located at 210 W. Ashby and is an educational lab facility for the Department
of Early Childhood Studies. Students, under the close supervision of faculty
and child development specialist, work with children as they train to be early
childhood educators. In addition to providing this training, the Center program
is designed to provide a model quality childcare and education facility for the
The San Antonio College Early Childhood Center
is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The program focuses on the unique ways in which young children learn. It
strives to meet the needs of the “whole child” including the areas of social,
emotional, physical, cognitive, creative and language development. The
curriculum emphasizes developmentally appropriate learning experiences through