We’d like to remind families that we will be closed September 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for our annual staff workdays. We will reopen September 7, following the Labor Day holiday.
Just a reminder that we will be closed, Thursday and Friday, November 27th & 28th, for Thanksgiving.
(UPDATED!) Looking ahead, we are also closed December 24th through 31st for Winter Break, and January 1st and 2nd for New Year’s Day.
The Ann Arbor Public Schools are closed Dec. 22nd-January 2nd. If your school-aged child needs care on the days the schools are closed but we are open (i.e., Dec. 22nd & 23rd, Dec. 29th & 30th), please contact your center ASAP to reserve a spot.
This Saturday, November 22, Ann Arbor gem the Michigan Theater is showing the beautifully restored Wizard of Oz at 1:30 p.m.
Please remember that all Ann Arbor Gretchen’s House centers will be closed for staff work days August 27th, 28th, and 29th. This is an annual event. Staff attend in-service trainings, do team-building activities, and get their classroom spaces and record-keeping updated for fall.
ALL Gretchen’s House centers will also be closed Monday, September 1st for Labor Day.
August is already upon us! Enjoy these last weeks of summer.
in observance of Independence Day.
quality child development programs.
State of Michigan child care licensing rules require that at least one staff member at a facility be certified in CPR and First Aid. At Gretchen’s House, all our teaching staff have both certifications.
GH offers regular CPR & First Aid certification/renewal classes for staff. Parents or other community members are welcome to sign up. Here’s the upcoming class schedule:
- Tuesday, June 3 (Initial)
- Wednesday, June 4 (CPR Renewal only)
- Wednesday, July 9 (Initial)
- Thursday, July 10 (CPR Renewal only)
- Tuesday, Aug. 12 (Initial)
- Wednesday, Aug. 13 (CPR Renewal only)
CPR certification must be renewed every year, while First Aid Certification is good for three years. If you’d like to sign up, please contact Heike Hampel.