TLC Child Care Programs
The Learning Connection, "TLC" is a positive alternative for working parents in need of quality child care. TLC offers more than extended child care. It offers children, kindergarten through 6th grade, a positive and meaningful before and after school experience, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. TLC centers are located at each elementary school campus in the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.We are honored to serve the families in our care.
Every Child, every day
Supporting Families by providing excellent care in a safe and fun environment.
- Provide a safe and positive experience for children.
- Foster growth and development by instilling self-worth, confidence, and respect.
- Teach skills of living and working with others.
- Promote creativity, health and wellness.
- Completed registration must be submitted to the Child Care Office the Wednesday prior to the requested start date.
- The Child Care Office is open to receive registration Monday-Friday, 8:30am -4:00pm. We are located at La Tierra Elementary 24150 Lindley Street , Mission Viejo.
- Please note that some locations do have a wait list.
- The Learning Connection 2017/2018 Calendar
- Kindergarten Enrichment
- Parent Handbook-available upon request
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL & TLC - MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL & TLC - THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2018
Holidays & Non-school Days - TLC SITES ARE CLOSED
August 21 - 25, 2017: Summer TLC Recess
September 4, 2017: Labor Day
November 10, 2017: Veteran's Day
November 23 & 24, 2017: Thanksgiving Recess
Dec. 25, 2017 - Jan. 2, 2018: Winter Recess
January 15, 2018: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 16 & 19, 2018: February Recess Days
April 2, 2018: Spring Recess Day
May 28, 2018: Memorial Day
June 15 - 19, 2018: Summer Preparation Days
MINIMUM SCHOOL DAYS
Included in monthly fee. These extra hours of Modified Teacher Days are available to TLC children who are registered for after school care.
September 13, 2017: Elementary Back to School Night
Nov. 27 - 30 & Dec. 1 & 4, 2017: Parent Conference Week
March 2 & 5 - 9, 2018: Parent Conference Week
April 26, 2018: Elementary Open House
June 14, 2018: Last Day of School
NON-SCHOOL RECESS DAYS
TLC is available from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Payment/reservation for non-school days must be made at least a week in advance. TLC may be held at team site pending enrollment. NO refunds.
September 21, 2017: Fall Recess Day (Fee included in monthly tuition)
November 1, 2017: Staff Development Day (Fee included in monthly tuition)
November 20 - 22, 2017: Thanksgiving Recess ($25 Recess Fee)
January 3 - 5, 2018: Winter Recess ($25 Recess Fee)
January 29, 2018: Staff Development Day (Fee included in monthly tuition)
April 3 - 6, 2018: Spring Recess ($75 Recess Fee)
June 20 - August 17, 2018
Please note, in order to transition to the summer season, the first week of summer is Wednesday, June 20 - Friday, June 22, 2018.
Calendar Subject to Change
Each TLC center will provide a quiet homework time in which children will have the opportunity to do their work. Basic homework supplies & Chromebooks are made available to support student learning. Although staff cannot provide extensive tutoring, they will encourage children to do their homework and they are available to answer questions and provide guidance before and after school.