Category - Choosing Schools

Public or Private Elementary School: Making the Best Choice for Your Family

Choosing Schools
Education

Public or Private Elementary School: Making the Best Choice for Your Family Choosing an elementary school for your child can be a daunting process. In the Bay Area, we have many choices, which is good and bad news. The good news is that there are many options and types of schools in both the public and private arenas. The bad news is that it takes a lot of time to research the options, many private schools are selective, and you don’t always get your first choice. Here are a few tips that will help you get started in the process… Continue Reading


Posted by Stephanie Agnew on September 22, 2014

Choosing the Best Early Childhood Education Program for Your Child and Family

Choosing Schools
Education
Toddlers

The results are in. Children who participate in quality preschool programs do better academically, professionally, and personally. A strong preschool program focuses on learning and development, teaching academics as well as critical social and emotional skills. To find the right environment for your child and family, begin with these initial questions: WHERE? Do I want my child in a home or school setting, full- or part-time? Home settings can be cozy, but caregiver credentials vary. California licensing requires a child to caregiver ratio of no more than 4:1 for infants, 6:1 for 2-year-olds, and 12:1 for 3- and 4-year olds… Continue Reading


Posted by Stephanie Agnew on November 25, 2013

Public or Private Elementary School: Making the Best Choice for Your Family

Choosing Schools
Education

Choosing an elementary school for your child can be a daunting process. In the Bay Area, we have many choices, which is good and bad news. The good news is that there are many options and types of schools in both the public and private arenas. The bad news is that it takes a lot of time to research the options, and you don’t always get your first choice.  Here are a few tips that will help you get started in the process and make a decision that will work for your child and family. Start early!  If your child… Continue Reading


Posted by Stephanie Agnew on August 27, 2013

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