Essay on Reflection On The Center Administrator
Upon arrival to the center I presented the necessary documentation to the center administrator, MS. Ratcliff. MS. Ratcliff elects a mentor, Ms. Patterson. Ms. Patterson is the Director for Saint Mary Academy Inc. After which, I am to meet with my mentor, Ms. Patterson beginning June 9, 2015, @ 10:00 A.M. for the next few weeks.
Ms. Patterson introduces me to the staff. Each staff is assigned different departments throughout the center. I noticed, that the center admits, twelve weeks newborns and children up to the age13 years old. Ms. Patterson explained because this is considered the summer months, our center census will be very low.
Normally, we accept 45 children per day, but now we may see a total of 15 throughout the day. So, she thought it would be a good idea to place me with the newborns. The ratio for newborns was five to one, but I was not comfortable being left alone with so many babies at once. So, she decided to place us with the3-year-old children.
Here, I found the spacious room set up with stations to play and five bulletin boards decorated for the occasion. It appears educational, safe and appealing to the children. I asked my mentor, how does the day for these children begin? Most of the 3-year-olds arrive at between 6:00 and 6:20 A.M. They was greeted at the door, parent signs in and the children placed in a spacious room with many other children. My mentor states, teachers arrives at a different time each morning to assist with…