Proud to be named an Alberta Early Learning and Child Care Centre

Thornhill Child Care – Lumino centre is excited to have been named one of 22 Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Centres across Alberta. Our new centre, opening in September of 2017, is located at 5717 2nd Street SW and will offer $25-a-day child care. To find out more information or to be placed on our Waiting List, please e-mail lumino@thornhillchildcare.com

MISSION Statement

Thornhill Child Care Society is a non-profit society that exists to provide a secure, caring, quality learning environment for infants through to school age children. Our focus is to provide developmentally appropriate programs that are accessible to all families.

VISION Statement

TCCS will be a leader in the field of child care and early learning through professional development, partnerships and advocacy. We will do this by developing and delivering flexible service options that respond to family and community needs. We will continue to be an accredited environment where our commitment to children and families can be nurtured.

Board of Directors

Thornhill Child Care Society is governed by volunteer parents who make the decisions regarding the direction of the Society and its programs.

Being a Board Member involves a few hours of time once a month and no previous board member experience is required. All that is required is a desire to ensure that the children continue to receive the best possible care. Board Members are generally elected at the Annual General Meeting held in June of each year, but may join at any time.

Board Member Position Descriptions

President:  Responsible for chairing meetings, speaking on behalf of the Society, signing authority for the finances and supporting other committees as well as being a liaison between staff and the Board of Directors.

Vice-President:  Fills in for the President when they are absent from a meeting or unavailable. Provides support to various committees. May become the next President.

Treasurer:  Responsible for chairing the finance committee, reviewing the financial transactions on a monthly basis, is a signing authority for accounts, reports to the Board on the financial situation and makes recommendations to the Board in the financial area.

Secretary:  Responsible for taking minutes at monthly meetings. Can provide support to other committees as need and time are identified.

Director:  Participates in monthly meetings, willing to sit on at least one committee and participate in annual plans, workshops, personnel issues, policy and procedures development and assist where necessary.