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  • June 25, 2020  Staff Updates

      June 25, 2020  Staff Updates   Attention all staff: I would like to share some of the things that we are working on at Sundowners.  We have been working with the City of Windsor, both school boards, the Ministry of Education, and the Windsor Essex County Health Unit (WECHU).  While we do not have a set date, we have begun the steps to reopen some sites for the summer.  We are planning to run ...
  • June 23, 2020 Updates

    June 23, 2020 Updates Sundowners appreciates that the ongoing pandemic has been difficult for everyone. We are diligently working with our community partners to open our centres in a safe and responsible manner. Our hope is to have our administration office open in the upcoming days to be able to better assist each of you. Very specific requirements were provided by the Province of Ontario in order for child care centres to re-open. These guidelines ...
  • Province Reopening Child Care

    Province Reopening Child Care Today, the Ontario government announced its plan to reopen child care centres across the province. Sundowners is working closely with our community partners, including the City of Windsor, the local school boards and the local medical officer of health to create a plan for reopening. The health and safety of children and staff continues to be our top priority. Information will be posted on this website once the plan has been ...
  • Updates: May 27, 2020

    Sundowners understands that the school and day care closures continue to have a big impact on our families and staff, and we apologize for this inconvenience.  Sundowners continues to monitor provincial and local developments. Re-opening will be largely determined by the Provincial Government, Provincial & local health authorities and the local school boards.  Once return plans have been solidified, we will provide updates through our website. The health and safety of our staff and families ...
  • School & Day Care Closure Updates May 1, 2020

    Updates:  May 1, 2020 The provincial government has announced that publicly funded schools will remain closed.  As such, all Sundowners locations and the administration office will remained closed.  Please continue to monitor local media outlets for information regarding school and day care centre closures. Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that all publicly-funded schools will remain closed until at least May 31, 2020, as part of an effort to keep students, staff and families safe from ...
  • SCHOOL & DAY CARE CLOSURES

    Based on advice from Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and experts at the COVID-19 Command Table, the Minister of Education has issued an order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario for two weeks following the March break, in response to the emergence of COVID-19. This means that all schools in both the Greater Essex County District School Board and the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board have been ordered to remain closed ...
  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS! As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year.  2019 has been quite a year!  We hope that 2020 will be filled with adventure, peace, and fulfillment for you, your loved ones and colleagues.  We look forward to possibilities! On behalf of the Board of Directors of Sundowners and all of us at the administration office, I want to express our thanks to each and everyone of ...
  • Apply Now! SUPERVISOR, (RECE)

    Hiring Now:  SUPERVISOR (RECE) Join the Sundowners Team!  Sundowners is seeking a qualified SUPERVISOR to join our management team. We are a non-profit multi-centre early learning and child care service provider operating in Windsor/Essex County.  The Supervisor is responsible for facilitating the day to day operation of child care centre(s), providing leadership in keeping with the early learning and care philosophy of the organization.  The Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the program(s), working effectively with staff in ...
  • 2019 Neil J. MacPhee Award of Excellence Recipient: Halina Jarosz

    Halina Jarosz:  2019 Neil J. MacPhee Award of Excellence   Halina was hired as a non-ECE supply in September of 2001.  In June of 2002, she graduated from St. Clair College with a diploma in Early Childhood Education.  In September of that year, she acquired a permanent ECE position with Sundowners. Halina has worked at a variety of Sundowners locations over the years, including OLPH.  She has been consistently at OLPH since September 2014 and ...
  • NEIL J. MACPHEE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2018

    THIS YEAR’S RECIPENT OF THE NEIL J. MACPHEE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARDED TO: KIM LISQUM on NOVEMBER 20, 2018 Kim, RECE was hired as a supply with Sundowners on July 15, 2013 and has been a permanent employee for the last 5 years. Kim's commitment to early learning stands out in all aspects of her day and is reflected in the programs that she provides for all children.  Kim primarily works with the school age ...