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Why Choose ABC Care for Your Child Care

ABC Care, a nonprofit corporation, intends for our school-age childcare centers to provide a safe, secure, fun recreational and educational experience. We believe in providing an exceptional childcare program for children of varying ages, kindergarten through the eighth grade. ABC gives parents peace of mind, knowing that their children are supervised, having fun and most importantly, they are SAFE!. ABC Care also offers 7 terrific and exciting Summer Camp programs. Call today to reserve your child's spot for our school age program or summer camps.


Philosophy

ABC Care intends for our school-age childcare centers to provide a safe, secure, fun, recreational and educational experience. We believe in providing an exceptional childcare program for children of varying school ages, Kindergarten through eighth grade. By providing a variety of activities, our program offers enriching, relaxing, fun-oriented experiences. We always keep in mind that children are unique and develop at varying intervals. We encourage each child to use his/her potential and we provide new experiences for growth. It is our purpose to help each child develop to the best of his/her individual ability and to provide an atmosphere in which the child can learn to share and be a supportive member of a team.

Our Mission Statement
ABC Care, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, intends for our school-age childcare centers to provide safe, secure, fun, recreational and educational experiences. We believe in providing an exceptional childcare program for children of varying school ages from Kindergarten through Eighth grade.

By providing a variety of activities, our program offers enriching, relaxing, and fun-oriented experiences.

We always keep in mind that children are unique and develop at varying intervals. We encourage each child to use his/her potential and we provide new experiences for growth.

It is our purpose to help each child develop to the best of his/her individual ability and to provide an atmosphere in which the child can learn to share, be both supportive member of a team and a team leader.

After-School Program Impact
The after-school environment allows youth to interact among themselves and with adults in a more relaxed atmosphere. Research shows that youth with the opportunity to build positive peer and adult relationships have better school and community connectedness, better school attendance, increased social competence, and less substance abuse and behavioral issues including gang involvement. School attendance and school connectedness are the single most important protective factors identified with reducing risky behaviors including substance abuse (alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana), acting out in class, fighting, bullying, and emotional distress. Research also indicates that after-school programs can markedly increase engagement in learning, improve academic achievement, and reduce behavioral issues.

Robin M. Pierson is the owner of Always Believe in Children and founder and executive director of ABC Care, Inc. which currently operates twelve school age child care centers and seven summer camps. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education at Towson State University in Baltimore, Maryland. She has attended numerous yearly continuing education classes related to child care issues, management, supervising, professionalism, curriculum child care development and non-profit corporation structure. She has over 30 years of experience as a childcare business owner and educator. She has true understanding of the needs and interests of school age children and their families. Robin embraces the zeal and desire to own and run one’s own business. A wife and mother of two daughters, she appreciates the value of balance between family and career. Her husband, Bob Pierson, is a successful builder, contractor, realtor and developer. Click here for more information on his company www.piersonhomesllc.com.

Professional Background of Robin M. Pierson:

  • B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education, minor in Special Education – Towson University
  • Graduate coursework in Management and Supervision – Loyola College
  • Founder: Calvary Learning Tree, a preschool child care center in Finksburg, 1981-2004
  • Founder: New Horizons Child Care, 1985-1990
  • President: Carroll County Child Care Association , 1987-1990
  • Chair of Professional Development Committee and Board Member for MD School Age Child Care Association, 1993-1995
  • Member MSACCA, 1993- present
  • Executive Director, ABC Care, Inc. 1989-present
  • Member NAA, 1993-present
  • NAA Conference presenter, 2005 and 2006
  • Committee member for Carroll Community College Training Day for Early Childhood Professionals, 1995-present
PDF File
Creating Dynamic Professional Team Performance
By Robin Spaminato & Nancy Hart
California School-Age Consortium Review, Spring 1996

 

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