Programs for parents of pre-kindergarten age children

  • Spring 2022 classes will be offered via online, Zoom video conference, hybrid and face-to-face formats. For current class information, click the class list buttons below.
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The Parenting program offers parents of pre-kindergarten age children classes in two different supportive environments:

Parenting Skills classes cover skills for parents of 3-month old infants to five-year olds in age-specific groups, and parents attend class with their children. Classes are structured in two sessions per semester. Each typically eight weeks in length.

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Weekday Parenting Skills

Parent-Child Workshops are within the context of cooperative preschool. Children aged 2 ½ to 5 years are eligible. Students learn positive communication, child guidance and discipline. Discover community resources and learn about kindergarten readiness. Develop strategies to support children's education at home and school. Includes lecture, lab, discussion and activities.

Parenting students attend a morning lab with child and one evening lecture. Afternoon program is independently offered. Students can register for one to five days. Fees and specifics vary from site to site. For site details check individual web page. For registration contact site director.

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For more information contact:
Lisa Draper at (805) 898-8137