About the Provider

Questions to Ask

Does the provider:

  • Appear organized and provide a routine and rules that children can understand and follow?
  • Appear patient and friendly?
  • Encourage parents to observe, discuss policies, make suggestions, and participate in the program?
  • Have methods of dealing with behaviors that agree with your own?
  • Have other people who will be caring for your child?
  • Have previous experience / training in working with children?
  • Make arrangements when she has an emergency that takes her away from the children?
  • Seem to be someone your child will enjoy being with?
  • Seem to enjoy her work?
  • Seem to have enough time to look after all the children in care?
  • Show an interest in your child, family, and your expectations?
  • Understand what children can and want to do at different stages of growth?