AFTER PRESCHOOL: What are the best choices for your family?
SUMMER WORKSHOP AT RIVIERA PLAYSCHOOL, AUGUST 24 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, in Redondo Beach, California
AFTER PRESCHOOL: supporting your child in the next transition ~what are the best choices for your family?”
Topics covered will be:
Developmentally appropriate practices
Schooling options after preschool/nursery school
Academic kinders vs developmental kinders
Advocating for your child
When: Tuesday, August 24, 6:30 to 8:30.
Where: Riviera PlaySchool
Cost: $10 per person for enrolled families, $20 per person for general public
RSVP: by August 10, to Linda (310)408-5616
Laura Dotson LMFT, the mother of four adult children and the grandmother of three, has over 30 years of varied experience working with adults and children. A long time staff member at Play Mountain Place she is currently the Psych. Consultant at Manhattan Beach Nursery School, a position she has held for 20 years. Laura maintains a private practice in Marriage and Family therapy in the South Bay and holds a Masters Degree in Clinical psychology.
Melody Elder M.A., the mother of an adult daughter, is a teacher and parent educator with over 30 years experience working with children and parents in nursery school, elementary school, and home-school settings. She has taught parenting classes for South Bay Adult School and the Center for Positive Parenting and works part-time teaching and directing at Manhattan Beach Nursery School. Melody maintains a private coaching practice in the South Bay where she facilitates parenting support groups as well as 1:1 coaching (www.awakenedheartparenting.com). She holds a Master’s Degree in Education and in Spiritual Psychology and is a credentialed teacher in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education.
Riviera PlaySchool in Redondo Beach, CA
TEACHING FROM BALANCE
A Mindful program for the ‘Whole Child,’ inspired by the best of Attachment Parenting, Reggio Emilia, Bev Bos, Montessori, Waldorf and Non-Violent Communication.