Advice for Parents

Saying a Good Good-Bye

These strategies can ease the jitters of separating on your child’s first day at preschool. Keep your tone positive and upbeat. Children pick up on the reactions of the trusted adults in their lives. So try not to look worried or sad, and don’t linger too long. Say a quick, upbeat good-bye and reassure your

Preparing for Kindergarten

Research shows that when parents and families are involved, children and schools are more successful. This article contains resources to help parents and other family members to encourage and support them in their involvement in their child’s academic progress through the pre-kindergarten years and into kindergarten. We encourage teachers to copy these resources and give

Preschool Parent Tips

The early years are critical to developing a lifelong love of reading. You can't start reading to a child too soon! Read together every day. Read to your child every day. Make this a warm and loving time when the two of you can cuddle close together. Bedtime is an especially great time for reading