In September 2020, Burnaby StrongStart BC programs will continue to engage in outreach to families via emails, phone calls, and offering StrongStart services online.
There is currently no in-person StrongStart BC programs in Burnaby Schools.
We are looking into a variety of options that will enable us to offer in-person StrongStart BC programs. Programs will be at reduced capacity that are consistent with Stage 2 of the K-12 Education Restart Plan. “Reduced capacity” means that we will limit the number of families attending in order to maintain safe physical distancing. We will also reduce the number of hours per day and/or days per week of StrongStart BC operations to accommodate cleaning and disinfecting protocols.
Please continue to visit our website for the latest updates. We look forward to when we can welcome you back in person!
To connect to your StrongStart Educator’s Blog Post please click on the link below:
Cascade Heights https://sd41blogs.ca/cascade-strongstart/
Forest Grove https://sd41blogs.ca/forestgrove-strongstart/
Second Street https://sd41blogs.ca/second-strongstart/
Stoney Creek https://sd41blogs.ca/stoney-strongstart/
Stride Avenue https://sd41blogs.ca/stride-strongstart/
Twelfth Avenue https://sd41blogs.ca/twelfth-strongstart/
Windsor Family Drop-in https://sd41blogs.ca/windsor-strongstart/
WHAT IS A STRONGSTART CENTRE?
StrongStart Centres provide parents and caregivers an opportunity to share in their child’s early learning experiences and learn and grow together through PLAY.
The StrongStart Educators are qualified Early Childhood Educators. They provide carefully selected materials and activities that promote the development of social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and early literacy skills necessary for lifelong learning.
Community partners such as the Burnaby Public Library, Information Children, and Fraser Health Dental Screening are also invited to come and share how they can help support you and your family. Educators can connect you to additional community resources as well.
There is no cost to attend StrongStart but the parent/primary caregiver is required to remain with their child and fully engage and participate in the program.
There are 12 StrongStart BC Early Learning Centres located in elementary schools throughout Burnaby. They are located in schools or on school grounds so you and your child (ages 0-5 years) become part of the school community even before your child enters kindergarten.
For more information on StrongStart BC CLICK HERE