Preschool Fair on Sat. 1/11/14

Over 30 Preschools will be at the Central Seattle Parent Resource (CSPR) 4th Annual Preschool Fair on Saturday, January 11, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Garfield Community Center. Thanks to the generosity of Garfield Community Center and the parents who volunteer to organize this event, the fair is FREE for families and participating schools.  Some participating schools include:

Behnke Preschool, Boyer Children’s Clinic, Bright!, Capitol Hill Co-op, Cottage School at Montlake, Denise Louie Education Center, El Cuento, Epiphany Early Learning, Giddens, Harvard Avenue School, Illuminate, King Street Co-op, Lakewood Co-op, The Learning Express, Learning Tree Montessori, Les Enfants de Seattle, Los Ninos de Seattle, Madison Park Co-op, Madrona Place Two, Mount Baker Preschool, Nanny’s Preschool, s Annex Preschool, s Preschool, Preschool Adventures Learning Center, Rainier Valley Co-op, Saint Mark’s Preschool, St. Therese Catholic Academy, Seattle Amistad, Seattle Progressive Preschool, Secret Garden Preschool

Central Seattle Parent Resource promotes community among parents of children from birth to age five by encouraging social connections which build foundations for long term civic involvement. For more information, visit:

Pre-K Meetups for Central Seattle Schools

Do you have an incoming kindergarten student?  Come meet other kindergarten students and their families over the summer!  The Central Seattle Parent Resource group has partnered with volunteers and PTSAs at several elementary schools around the Central Seattle area to set up playdates over the summer.

The first is coming up soon; mark your calendars!  Sat. July 13th from 10am – noon and Wed. August 21st from 5:30 pm – 7:00 (bring a picnic if you like).

Confirmed schools include (new information in bold):

    • Lowell@ Location TBD
    • Leschi @ Peppi’s Playground
    • Madrona K-8@ Madrona Playground
    • Montlake @ Montlake Community Center
    • Stevens @ Volunteer Park on 7/13 and @Stevens Elem. on 8/21
    • McGilvra @McGilvra Elementary
    • Thurgood Marshall @Judkins Park Playground

The following schools are in the Central Seattle Parent Resource area (roughly defined as the area between 520 and I90) that we’re hoping will have a meetup, but for which we still haven’t identified a volunteer “host”.  Please send an email to [email protected] if you’re interested in hosting (which basically entails showing up and greeting people!) for:

    • Bailey Gatzert

CSPR hosts these meetups to connect local families, so feel free to stop by if you’ve got a child who isn’t entering kindergarten but you’d like to meet families and kids in your community!  For more information see