7.1 History Kids Connection Care and Education is a non-profit, charitable, community based organization, licensed under the Child Care Early Years Act of Ontario (formerly DNA). We became incorporated in 1991 and operate with a volunteer Board of Directors elected from parents and community members. Currently we operate three Child Care Centres and seven Before and After School Programs in the Public and Catholic School Board in York Region serving families with children age 18 months up to 12 year old. We opened the following centres/programs in: 1991: Christ The King CCC 1994- St. Monica CCC 2001- Kids Connection @ All Saints 2003- Kids Connection Richmond Hill 2004- Kids Connection @ St. Matthew 2007- Kids Connection @ Michaelle Jean PS & Kids Connection @ Beverly Acres PS 2008- Carnegie CCC 2012- Kids Connection @ Black Walnut 2014- Kids Connection @ Beckett Farms 7.2 Board of Directors The Boards of Directors are members recruited from across our centres, York Region community whom are parents/guardians of the children enrolled. Based on the organization by-laws, the Board of Directors consist of at least 4 Directors to the maximum of 10 Directors included those who have been elected to the positions of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary. Directors must be at least eighteen years of age and cannot be employed by Kids Connection Care and Education. Directors are required to be available one evening per month to attend a board meeting and to support the board in its ongoing activities. Our Annual General Members Meeting is held yearly in February and parents are welcome to attend. New board members are recruited yearly or as necessary from both parents and community members. Parents interested in serving on our Board of Directors should contact the Executive Director or speak to their Area Supervisors. The role of the Board of Directors is to work in cooperation with the Executive Director in establishing long term goals for the organization and to ensure that the community needs are being met through the child care services that are provided by Kids Connection Care and Education.
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