Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning & Development, which operates as Silver Creek Pre-School, is a licensed not-for-profit organization with charitable status.
The Pre-School, has a service agreement with Toronto Children's Services, and is partially funded by a provincial/municipal government subsidy for special needs resourcing.
Parents can apply for an individual subsidy to support the monthly fees at Silver Creek by calling 416-392-5437. Or visit the City of Toronto website.
Silver Creek Centre for Early Learning & Development corporation is run by a volunteer Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for the administration of the Pre-School on a daily basis, under the advisory direction of the Board.
The Board of Directors, elected annually, consists of eleven members and a financial advisor. The corporation conforms to all regulations contained in the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014/ Ministry of Education Licensing requirements, and the City of Toronto Operating Criteria.
The Board meets approximately ten times a year to make decisions and provide direction about the operations of the Centre. We are indebted to these volunteers who continue to make decisions and do the hard work to make sure that Silver Creek remains a leader in the early education and therapeutic progress of young children.
We conduct an Annual General Meeting, the 2nd Tuesday of June. All are welcome to attend this open meeting.
Our charitable registration # is: 10798 0856RR0001
Monetary donations will be issued an official income tax receipt.
Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community, 2015
Silver Creek’s Board of Directors received the award for Outstanding Volunteer Service to the Community, presented by Yvan Baker, MPP, at his annual New Year’s Levee. The volunteer Board of Directors for Silver Creek is tireless in their dedication to the school and Silver Creek is incredibly proud that they have been recognized for this contribution to the Etobicoke community.
I am always in awe at the great variety and quality of the activities that your staff bring to the outdoor space. The range of activities and the attention to detail is quite a feat. Amazing really. Thank you for all that you do.
Polly Sutton, Mother of Ethan
The staff at Silver Creek are a very special group of professionals who I find care deeply for the children they work with while at the same time pushing them to excel and surpass expectations often placed on children with disabilities. Thank you, Silver Creek!
Silver Creek is a wonderful, caring and enriching experience for pre-schoolers. The program met our expectations (which were high!) because we had spoken with other parents whose children previously attend Silver Creek Pre-School. The teachers and staff exceeding our expectations.
I am extremely pleased with the teachings that Silver Creek provided for my daughter. I have noticed quite an improvement in her knowledge of the alphabet, numbers, and colours. I am looking forward to my son joining Silver Creek in 2011. I know the education he will receive there will benefit him.
The things I like about Silver Creek: 1. Playing on the computer 2. Playing dress-up with my friends 3. I like when the teachers read books to me 4. I also liked to spend time with Bill. He used to tell me jokes.They were very, very, very, very funny. 5. My favourite activity was listening to music
Christopher Graci, 4 years old
My daughter first attended Silver Creek when she was 2 years old and it was the first time I left her in the care of someone outside our family. The teachers and staff at Silver Creek were so empathetic and understanding and made the process less stressful for both my daughter and myself.
My two hearing impaired daughters were placed in classrooms with excellent peer language role models to assist in their language and articulation development. They received individualized programs to meet their needs. Silver Creek prepared them well for mainstream kindergarten. We are forever grateful.
Amy De Domenico
Everyone at Silver Creek has been extremely compassionate, professional, patient and persistent in helping my child with her activities daily. As a result, my child has made significant improvements in all her developmental areas and in particular, her motor skills.
Thank you Silver Creek Pre-School for welcoming me as an observer to your program. I learned so much about paying attention to every little detail in supporting a child who needs assistance in taking small steps to reach their larger goal. The staff at Silver Creek Pre-School are very special professionals who demonstrate how precious life is to our little children.
Sheri Robb, Special Needs Consultant
Silver Creek offers one-on-one attention to all children that strives to bring out the very best in each child, regardless of what their needs are. By far, one of the best benefits of the program is the staff, who are loving and supportive and who go well beyond expectations on a daily basis.