Some of the most common questions from Pacekids’ parents are provided here, along with answers.
If you have a question that isn’t answered here, please contact us or call our office at 403-234-7876.
Each program at Pacekids has different qualifications. Check with Pacekids to see if your child meets the criteria.
If your child meets the entrance qualification for the program you are enrolling him/her in, there is a registration fee of $40 and supply fee of $20/month For those accessing Pacekids-Provided transportation, this is $60/month. Fee waiver is available for those families that qualify as low-income. For private services or programs not covered by a government agency, we will charge a fee-for-service tuition.
Our programs are family and child focused. Our low ratios truly make a difference in a child’s success. You will also have access to the therapy team and be supported by caring individuals who are truly focused on your child’s potential and developmental growth.
Pacekids has a volunteer Board of Directors who meets monthly to discuss the strategic growth of the organization and set Board Governance. The day to day management of Pacekids falls to the responsibility of the Executive Director.
Pacekids employs an interdisciplinary team approach of highly trained staff comprising of certified therapists (occupational therapist, physiotherapist, speech language pathologist and psychologist) and a special education teacher who all have a background in pediatrics. This team is supported by other qualified staff such as behavioural strategists, aide supervisors, program managers, and qualified and experienced aides. Furthermore, Professional Development Funds are provided to help all staff stay current in their areas of expertise.
Yes, our Preschool and Kindergarten classes follow the Alberta curriculum and frameworks set by Alberta Education. We are an approved ECS provider of these services.
We are proud to offer very small classroom sizes. Our Preschool rooms have 8-10 children and our Kindergarten rooms have 10-12 children.
Yes, if your child is enrolled in the Preschool/Kindergarten program.