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Frequently Asked Questions: (last updated 6/1/21) What policies and procedures are in place in response to COVID-19? LSA follows the guidance provided by Washington State Department of Health and Seattle/King County Public Health Childcare Health Team as minimum safety and health precautions. Current guidance can be found here (DOH) and here (S/KCPH). In several instances we have modified these procedures to be more protective of student and staff health and to better align with the needs of the program.
Each of LSAs groups are isolated from one another, with dedicated classroom space, and no materials/resources shared between them. Each group consists of peers and classmates, one dedicated group leader and a support staff. We engage in regular, enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures, and do not allow outside access to classroom spaces (i.e. parents or visitors in the classroom space)
Seattle Public Schools announced their intent to open full-time, in-person for all students starting with the 2021-2022 schoolyear.
LSA expects to return to an Afterschool Program model, with hours of operation from 2:30pm - 6:00pm Monday through Friday
LSA group size will be restricted to a maximum of 20 students and 2 staff. Depending on space sharing agreements, we hope to operate 5 separate groups. Each group will have 1 primary staff person, and 1 support person.
Our program does and will strictly adhere to current Public Health Guidance for childcare center operation. These guidelines occasionally change, and may require adjustment in the program. LSA reserves the right to restructure groups and change staffing to suit the needs of the program. We will make our best effort to notify you of changes that impact you or your student(s).
2021-2022 School Year: What will tuition be? We do not have tuition rates established for 2021-2022 Schoolyear yet. This page will be updated to reflect those rates as soon as we have them!
What about Holidays? The LSA program observes the following holidays:
Labor Day Veterans Day Holiday Thanksgiving Day Native American Heritage Day Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Years' Eve New Years' Day Marin Luther King Day Presidents Day Memorial Day
What about School Breaks? LSA will operate full-day childcare during portions of Winter Break, Mid-Winter Break, Spring Break. Additionally we offer full-day childcare on in-service and other days when schools are closed. Our Family Handbook will have all the dates and details as we approach September. Where can I find more information about school reopening? The Seattle Public School website Return to In-Person FAQ is the best source of information and is the most up to date information that LSA will have as well.
What is LSA's Federal Tax ID (EIN)? Our Federal Tax ID (EIN) is 91-1301451
The mission of LSA is to create a learning environment, in partnership with parents and JSIS, which respects and honors the whole child, fosters social skill development and growth, and provides experiential learning opportunities in a safe, engaging and inclusive manner. Latona School Associates (LSA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operating the Latona Before and After School Childcare at John Stanford International School.