School Openings and Education Events

Aspen Hill Community Nursery Open House and Community Registration Open House: Friday February 8, 9.45-11.45 am, New Member Registration: Saturday, Feb. 9, doors open at 8 am, registration 9-10am. 1001 Twinbrook Pkway, Rockville, MD. You are invited to learn about the Apsen Hill Community Nursery school, classes, and community. The school is a non-profit organization that is parent owned and operated, professionally staffed and licensed by the Maryland Department of Human Resources and Childcare Read more...

More Local School Open Houses

Want to win a HUGE prize pack of Clifford the Big Red Dog toys, games and books, valued at over $70? There will be FIVE winners and are very few entries! Come over to A Parent in America to enter and WIN!Feynman School Tours Wednesdays in January (January 17, 24, 31) at 9-10am. The Feynman School teaches children in preschool through first grade (second grade will  be added in 2013-14) and focuses on gifted/high learning potential students with the maturity to thrive in a deep and accelerated Read more...

School Open Houses and Kindergarten Readiness Event: Get Ready for Fall 2013

It's preschool and private school scouting season, and it's never too early to start planning your preschool gameplan for Fall 2013. Toddlers can begin pre-preschool programs, pre-K families can attend a kindergarten readiness panel, and parents can tour prospective schools. Kidville Bethesda's Kidville University (KVU) for Toddlers Spots are still open for Winter  2013 Monday/Wednesday 9:30-11:30, semester begins January 7.  This program promotes learning through play, exploration, and discovery; Read more...

Looking for a School for Your Child? Local Open Houses and School Fairs

DCJCC What Do We Do After Preschool?! Kindergarten Fair Tuesday, October 23, 6:00–8:00 pm 1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036 $5 per family/Free for 16th Street J Preschool Families Babysitting available ($10/family) available; must be reserved by October 21 The 4th annual "What Do We Do After Preschool?!" Kindergarten Fair will help families with young children answer the question.  School representatives and experts will provide you enough information to help you feel prepared Read more...

More Preschool Open Houses and Private School Information Nights – UPDATED

'Tis the season for open houses and school applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Here are more upcoming open houses and information sessions in our area.St. Luke Christian Day School in Silver Spring Open House: Friday January 13 10 am. Open Houses are for families new to the school and include an overview from the Director and a tour of the school.  Children are welcome to attend with their families. A schedule of tuition and fees for 2012-2013 will be published in January, at which time Read more...

Preschool Fair Thursday November 17 Hosted by Wheaton Area Moms

Every November, the Wheaton Area Moms mother's groups hosts the BEST preschool fair I have personally ever attended, and it is happening this week on Thursday November 17 at Crossway Community in Kensington from 10am-Noon. If you are searching for a preschool in Montgomery County, DO. NOT. MISS. So far TWENTY-FOUR (note: I just spoke to a WAM member and learned they are up to TWENTY-SEVEN! schools attending) of the very best preschools in Silver Spring, Bethesda, Kensington, Chevy Chase and Rockville Read more...

School Open Houses – Preschools and Private Schools in the Area

Looking for a preschool or private elementary or high school in the Washington, DC area? Visit these schools' open houses in November and December. St. John the Evangelist Preschool & K-8 Elementary: Thursday November 3 from 8:30am-11:30am. Meet the principal, tour the school, observe classes in session and meet parents of current students. In 2011 – 2012, three year olds attend three days, four year olds attend five days a week for either a half day (including lunch) or a full day until Read more...

How to Survive Preschool (as a parent)

My Mom of a Million Mistakes column is up over on Wheaton Patch, and today I've listed a run-down of things I wish veteran preschool parents had told me when my oldest started his first preschool program as a three-year-old.(You know, since I'm such a big expert now that I've had one child or another in preschool for a whole four years.)And since the preschool open house and application season is in full swing, the Wheaton Patch Moms Council is also hosting a discussion about what parents Read more...

UPDATED WITH LOTS MORE: January Preschool & Elementary Open Houses

It's On! 4 Corners Community Nursery Community Open House: January 12th 9:30-11am. Programs for 2s, 3s and 4s/Pre-K. Community registration will occur on February 7th at 8am on a first come, first served basis. The application for admission will require a copy of our child’s birth certificate, a completed registration form, a registration fee of $50.00, which is non-refundable, and the May 2010 tuition (to be held in an escrow like account until May 2012).Glenbrook Cooperative Nursery Read more...