Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Villa Holding Free Kindergarten Readiness Event Thursday Evening

Villa Academy (5001 NE 50th Street) is hosting a  free public event with a panel discussing Kindergarten readiness  Thursday night from 7-8:30pm.  

information says:

Kindergarten: Ready or Not: A Panel Forum on Kindergarten Readiness
As you may know, many parents are choosing to extend their child's preschool experience in order to be better prepared socially, emotionally and academically for kindergarten. This panel of local education experts will discuss options including the pros and cons of an additional preschool year.
Kindergarten has changed dramatically since we were kids and more than ever parents are wondering”what does it mean to be ready for kindergarten?”
Join us for an evening with experts who can help you understand what a kindergarten-ready child looks like and under what circumstances one should consider extending the time a child spends in pre-K program.
Panelists will include Villa Lower School Director, a Parent Educator and Consultant, and the Villa Pre-K Lead Teacher.

The panel will discuss academic, social, emotional, and developmental aspects of kindergarten readiness.  This session is designed for any parent whose child is approaching kindergarten.Panelists include Jody Elsner, Lower School Director at Villa Academy; Alison Bower, Parent Educator and Educational Consultant; and Jennifer Holloway, Preschool Teacher at Villa Academy.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information go here.


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