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Preschool Co-Op

 

2 - 5 years

Children need time and space to discover and develop themselves in the world around them. They learn through age-appropriate hands-on activities, which allow them to make cognitive connections. Creativity and individual expression are encouraged through a rich learning environment that promotes social interactions, enables children to communicate, be better understood, and to form relationships with their teachers and peers.

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Age:

2 to 5 year old students

2 to 2.5 year olds attend Tuesdays and Thursdays.

See below for options for younger students.

Schedule:

Our co-op program takes place 9am to 12pm.   

After care options (no parent participation needed) are 12pm to either 1pm or 2:45pm.

Students can attend from 2 to 5 days per week. 

School is in session from mid August to mid June.

We align with the calendar of the Novato Unified School District.

The summer program schedule is published each Spring.

 

Philosophy:

Our experienced teachers are trained in the 

Reggio Emilia Approach to early childhood wellbeing and education. We follow the

Positive Discipline model.

 

Early childhood educators give talks at our monthly parent meetings on topics of Positive Discipline, as well as other relevant and age-appropriate topics.

Child-to-adult ratio is at minimum 5:1 with a maximum of 24 students. 

Tuition and Fees 
Parent participation allows us to remain one of the most affordable options for preschools in Marin County. Most parents work once per week with the children.

Please see Tuition & Fees section.

Programs for Children Under Two 

 

One hour exploration class for babies and their parents.

Co-Op participation

with infant

Co-op parents with a current student bring infants under two years to the community room and trade off spending time with the infants and the big kids.

Bring your 2-2.5 year old one day per week to the regular program with no co-op obligations.

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