Navajo Technical University
Child Care

Child Care Services

Mission

The mission of NTU Child Care Services is to provide children in the center a safe, diverse, and developmentally appropriate learning environment. The focus is to build life-long learners through stimulating, culturally relevant early learning experiences which promote each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

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Philosophy

  • We believe each child is a unique and special individual who needs affection, encouragement, and respect.
  • We believe that a positive, loving, and accepting approach is the foundation for developing lifelong learners.
  • We believe that children learn best and develop their fullest potential through encouraging, safe, child-centered, and stimulating learning environments.
  • We believing in protecting the rights of children and advocating for them.
  • We believe in the importance of family involvement and collaboration. We accept and respect each family’s culture, beliefs, values, and language.
  • We believe in building strong relationships with our communities, benefiting the child and family.

Goals

  • Provide a healthy, caring, nurturing, and safe environment.
  • Respect, accept and appreciate cultural diversity.
  • Encourage a child’s independence and self-esteem.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum that engages children in activities to promote social and emotional development, physical and language growth, and cognitive development.
  • Build a solid foundation between family, schools, and communities through communication and collaboration.
  • Maintain professionalism among early childhood staff.
  • Child Care staff will model the Dine Principles in all facets of their teaching practices.
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Enrollment

NTU Child Care Services offers enrollment to full-time & part-time students of Navajo Technical University, limited space for full-time & part-time faculty and staff, and community families.

 

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 7:45 am – 5:00 pm

 

Wait List for NTU Child Care Services

  • Download Wait List Form, complete, and submit to NTU Child Care Services or email to yspencer@navajotech.edu
  • Based on the date of the wait list form, NTU Child Care staff will contact you to complete enrollment.
  • Wait list will be renewed at the beginning of Fall and Spring Semester.

 

Tuition and Fees

 

Questions

 

Download Wait List Form, complete, and submit to NTU Child Care Services or email to yspencer@navajotech.edu