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Openings Available for Fall Classes

See Our Preschools for more information on high-quality preschool classes located on the North Seattle College Campus and throughout North Seattle. Check out the Openings and Contacts section to find out which infant, toddler or preschool class has openings in a neighborhood near you.

Special Classes for 2014-2015

1. Online FAM 180 Class

Special Topics in Parent Education is relevant to those with children in their lives. Parents, teachers, caregivers, early childhood providers & others seeking to share, discuss, and learn with each other about topics relating to child growth and development. Different topics covered quarterly in this 5 credit class taught by North Instructors Mara Mulcahy and Shanti Connors. Learn more from the flyer and the "Online Classes" tab on the left side of this page.

2. Family University

North's Parent Education Program is excited to continue this partnership with Seattle Public Schools. This class is designed for parents with children of any age in the Seattle Public School system, with a goal of increasing their knowledge and skills in working with both their children and their children's schools to produce healthy, well-educated and college-ready children. See the "Classes" tab for more information and the current flyer.

3. Dealing with Disappointment

Local parenting book author and North Instructor, Elizabeth Crary, is teaching this class to help parents learn ways to avoid emotional meltdowns as children develop strategies to cope with their feelings. This class helps parents improve their knowledge and skills with specific tools, including calming strategies for families with children from 1-8 years old. This 2 credit class meets on-campus on Wednesday evenings, 2/11-3/18; course number 6469. Contact the HHS Division Office for additional information at 206-934-6029.

Reclaiming Your Relationship

Winter Quarter PAC Lecture

Reclaiming your relationship is free and open to the public. Beth Goss, Certified Gottman Educator and Training Specialist for the Bringing Baby Home program will present strategies for strengthening the parental partner relationship on February 9th from 7-8:30pm at Faith Lutheran Church Social Hall, 8208 18th Ave NE. See flyer for more information, including contact information for those needing ASL interpretations

PAC Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of the PAC Newsletter.

Register Online for Parent Ed Classes

Parent Education Students are expected to register online. The Parent Ed Program operates on the Seattle Public School schedule rather than the NSCC Quarterly Schedule. Talk with your Parent Education Instructor to find out more about the process and registration deadlines, or see the Troubleshooting Guide.

How to Join a Co-op:

  1. Find out how co-ops work.
  2. Decide which schools might be right for your family.
  3. Understand the enrollment process
  4. Contact the parent co-ordinator to take the next step.

NSC's Co-operative Preschools:

provide parent and early education for families with children from infancy to Pre-K.

Schools are located in North Seattle and differ from traditional preschools in that they are run by parents who work in association with the class teacher and the North Seattle College program.

The preschools are very popular and provide a community of support for children and their families.

If there is any information you need that you cannot find on the website please contact Betty Williams the program co-ordinator.

Val Donato Award

Read about the Val Donato Award recognition of Parent Education Instructors.

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