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Dottie's Family Child Care

Dottie Williams
Dorchester, MA
Days
Monday–Friday
Times
7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Ages
1 Month–4 Years
About Me

I've been working with families and children for more than 15 years and have run my own program for more than a decade. I am committed to creating an enriching environment that fosters the growth of all children. Through my formal education and ongoing training, I am able to support each child's...

Qualifications

Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Currently enrolled at UMass Boston to obtain PhD. CDA certified.

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Reference Checked

Home Safety Inspection

Health & Safety Trained

EEC License #9028378

Program
Size
10 students

Children learn best by doing, and each day, we give them new opportunities to explore, learn, and grow. We partner with Funshine Express to apply a curriculum that meets the social, physical, emotional, and cognitive needs of children at every age, and we help children to thrive with compassion and...

Enrollment

No current openings. Contact me to inquire about my waitlist and schedule a tour.

Testimonials

As a kindergarten teacher, it was important to me to find a place for my daughter, Sofi, that would not only give her the love and care that she needs but also focus on her development. Dottie overdelivers on both! She is such a kind person, who treats all of the children with great respect and values their thoughts...

Amber K. - Dorchester, MA - January 2019Parent

I was so impressed by everything that my son, Eddie, learned from Dottie that there was no question in my mind where Melvin would go once he was born... Miss Dottie's! She recognizes that each child is unique, and she pays close attention to their individual needs. She's constantly sharing ideas to help each child...

Cherish F. - Dorchester, MA - January 2019Parent
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Environment

Our brightly painted classroom includes separate areas for eating and playing. The walls are covered with lots of fun posters, and there's even a giant mural of a waterfall. When we're not in the classroom, we often walk to a nearby playground to make sure everyone gets some fresh air.

Location

Dottie's Family Child Care

8 Gaston Street

Dorchester, MA 02121

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What is Licensed Family Child Care?

Licensed Family Child Care is when one experienced educator operates out of her or his home with a maximum program size of six to ten students.

To become licensed, a provider must go through:
  • A 3-part background check for every person in the household
  • Rigorous home inspection & unannounced visits from EEC Licensors at least once per year to ensure a healthy & safe environment
  • 10+ hours of continuing education per year
  • Pediatric CPR & First Aid certification
  • Medication Administration training
  • Training in Safe Sleep, Childhood Health & Nutrition
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NeighborSchools partners meet or exceed all EEC licensing requirements, and many have 10+ years of professional experience prior to opening their own program.