Parent Involvement

Membership Requirements:

  • Pay tuition and fees on time.
  • Attend one Parent Education meeting per month.
  • Work in the preschool classroom one to three times a month depending on class and enrollment (Chickadees excluded).
  • Fulfill Volunteer Hour commitment of 6 hours for the school year. (Chickadees requires 3 hours.)
  • Participate in our largest fundraising event — our annual auction.
  • Participate in a cleaning crew once during the year that will take place one hour before a regularly scheduled Parent Education Class.
  • Keep your child at home if they have any signs of a communicable illness, including colds.
  • Arrange for your own substitute in case of unavoidable absence on scheduled workdays and make necessary changes on the work schedule.

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Olympic College Overview

In addition to participating in monthly Parent Education meetings, parents will also enroll in a Parent Education course through Olympic College. This is an online course designed for parents with preschool-aged children. The focus of the class is to help parents gain information about child development and skills for positive parenting.

Course Objectives

Course objectives for parents are to:

  • Develop realistic age-level expectations from knowledge of childhood behavior and growth.
  • Explore current research as it applies to pre-school development and extract and adopt principles applicable to parenting.
  • Select and practice discipline techniques from a specific theoretical framework which is consistent with a personal belief system.
  • Evaluate contemporary information and perspectives on selected parenting styles.
  • Experience and understand the role of parent involvement in maintaining quality learning environments for children.
  • Share support, consultation and resource information concerning childrearing and family life.
  • Develop and/or increase confidence in managing the demanding role of parents in a changing society.
  • Strengthen family communication and relationships.

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