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Sitter Safety Course
for 6th, 7th and 8th Graders!
2017-2018

 

 
Registration/Payment:
Online registration will open on Wednesday, September 6th at 10:01 p.m. Online payment using Visa, Mastercard or E-Check is due at time of registration.
 
# of Participants Per Session:
Each session is limited to 20 participants. First come-first serve...so register early!  You may register for any of the sessions.
 
Time:
Class runs from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.  Please pick up your child promptly in the front of Weston Middle School at
3:45 p.m. 
 
Payment:
  • We will no longer accept mailed or walk-in payments at schools or at the WYS office.  ALL payments must be made online; you will have the option to pay with a credit card or pay by check online via our secure site.
  • Full payment of program fees must be made within twenty-four (24) hours of registration.  The system has been set up to automatically delete unpaid registrations after twenty-four (24) hours. When a registration has been deleted due to non-payment, a system-generated email will be sent stating: 

"This is a notification that the registration for (registrants first name and last initial) has been deleted due to non-payment on (date and time that registration was deleted).”

 
Course Fee:
$ 75.00 (includes all course materials, final exam, and guest speakers).  Financial Aid is available; please contact Charlene Chiang-Hillman, Director of Social Services, at 203-222-2663 or email chillman@westonct.gov.
 
Location:
Weston Middle School, Room # F-5 (Health Room)
 
Instructor:       
Julia Braden
 
Refund Policy:
Once a class starts, we cannot issue refunds or credits.

Special Note: 
If a student is dismissed for disciplinary reasons or withdraws from the school or program, the student forfeits the entire program fee.
                   
Program Dates:

There are four 5-week sessions to choose from:
Session I:    Wednesdays:  October 4, 2017 - November 8, 2017 (no class on November 1st) 
Session II:   Thursdays:     January 4, 2018 - February 1, 2018
Session III:  Wednesdays:  February 28, 2018 - March 28, 2018
Session IV:   Wednesdays:  April 18, 2018 - May 16, 2018
 
You may register for any of the sessions!
 
Each course will cover the following:
•   American Heart Association (AHA) First Aid Certification along with Hands Only CPR
•   Infant and Toddler Child Care
•   Emergency Situations, including a visit from the Weston Police Department
•   Child Development and Behavior
 
Each session will include a visit from a member of the Weston Police Department, an EMT volunteer, and/or a child psychologist.  
 
There are three requirements to pass the Sitter Safety Course in order to receive a certificate: 
1.      Completion of attendance at all 5 sessions (unless parents notify course instructor)
2.      Completion of a written final exam.
3.      Supervised baby-sitting In-Service Project with the return of completed questionnaires. 

If you have any questions, please contact Charlene Monn, Program Coordinator, Weston Youth Services, at 
203-222-2586 or email:  .