What's New

Now Enrolling for January, 2016

The Parent/Infant classes at North Seattle College provide a wonderful program designed to encourage the social, emotional, physical, and mental development of children under 1 year of age as of August 31, 2015. We have a new Parent/Infant Class on Monday mornings starting on January 4, 10am to 12noon; with some infant class openings in our current Wednesday morning and Thursday early afternoon classes as well. Each class meets for 2 hours weekly.

For more information about our on-campus infant classes

Please contact the Registrar for more information about our Infant classes.

Open House: Crown Hill Explorers

Monday, Feb. 1st, 7 - 9pm

Come meet our teacher, Janice Jacobson, and see our Nature Explore certified indoor and outdoor classrooms. Current parents will be there to answer questions.

Were still enrolling Pre-3s for Winter 2016!

Address:
Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church
2400 NW 85th Street

Open House: Crown Hill 3-5s

Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, 7 - 8pm


Address:
7706 25th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117
206-784-7402

Open House: Sandhurst Co-op

Wednesday, February 3rd @ 7pm

Sandhurst Co-op is hosting an Information Evening next month. If you know of someone looking for a great play-based co-op, pleased encourage them to attend!

  • Hear about our programs (Toddlers, Pre-3 and 3 to 5s)
  • Meet our Teachers and Parent Coordinators
  • Tour our School
  • Registration details + more!

Sandhurst Cooperative Preschool is an independent, non-profit entity run by skilled pre-school teachers, parents + parent educators. Sandhurst has been providing a high quality yet affordable play-based preschool experience to families in the Northeast Seattle area for over 20 years. We offer a Toddlers Class, Pre3s Class, and a 3 to 5s class. Our little school is located in the heart of View Ridge, next door to View Ridge Elementary.

Address:
4710 N.E.70th Street
Seattle, WA 98115

Open House: On-Campus Toddlers

Feb. 20th, 3 - 5pm

Join us for a meet and greet; come play with us - toddlers are welcome. Learn about our fantastic program. Play-based curriculum. Earn College credit just for participating.

Address:
North Seattle College
9600 College Way N
Room 1407, Instructional Bldg
Seattle, WA 98103

Open House: Wedgwood Co-op Preschool

Thursday, February 4, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Come tour our school and learn more about the Toddlers and Pre-3 programs at Wedgwood Co-op. Pre-3s teacher Kari Larson and parents from both classrooms will be on hand to answer questions about our play-based, developmentally-focused program.

Were currently enrolling for Fall 2016 for all classes.

Address:
8208 18th Ave NE

The Parent Education Program Special Classes for All Families:

Please help us spread the word about these valuable learning opportunities!

  1. Online Class

    Sign up now for the Online Class with instructor Mara Mulcahy, who has a new, engaging version of this 5 credit class each quarter. Take a look at the flyer here and sign up for FAM 180, class #9351, and to learn more see the Online Classes tab on the left. The topics covered are useful for parents and early learning teachers to explore. Please help us spread the word about this great class. The cost is only $115, so it is a very affordable, easy way to learn and gain some credits working from home at your own pace.
  2. Family Connectors University

    Family Connectors University is a 2 credit course designed in partnership with Seattle Public Schools School Family Partnerships. This class supports families in gaining skills to advocate for and support the academic success of children in or planning to enter the SPS system. A parent who completed this class said "I've been going to Seattle Schools since I was in 1st grade and am now a parent of Seattle School students for 5 years. There were a lot of things I didn't know about and resources that could have helped me that I learned in the class."This class costs $32 and scholarships are available. Learn more at the Classes tab on the left and with the flyer.

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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 NSC Quarterly Schedule. Talk with your Parent Education Instructor to find out more about the process and registration deadlines.

Openings Available Winter 2015-16

See Our Schools for more information on high-quality infant, preschool, Pre-K or Kindergarten 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, preschool, Pre-K or Kindergarten class has openings in a neighborhood near you.

Who We Are

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.

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