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Kindergarten Readiness Panel
Posted 12/11/2018 10:21AM

ywca parent awareness in partnership with Darien Public Schools, Darien Library, SEPAC and The Youth Mental Health Project present:


Kindergarten Readiness


What is "ready" for Kindergarten? 

Come listen to some of our local experts discuss the topic

and let them help answer your questions 

as you begin to think about the upcoming school year.


Monday, December 17, 2018

10:00 — 11:30 AM

Darien Public Schools

Board of Education Room

35 Leroy Avenue


A Day in the Life of a Kindergartner

 Learn from the staff who work with the children every day what to expect in a Darien kindergarten class

Presented by Elementary School Program Directors & Principals


What does Early Literacy look like?

Hear about the five early literacy practices you can use at home to get your children ready for kindergarten.

Elisabeth Gattullo Marrocolla, Darien Library, Head of Children & Teen Services


Social and Emotional Development

Learn about the difference between age-appropriate thoughts, feelings, and behavior or signs of concern.

Discover how social-emotional learning helps your child grow.

Wendy Ward, CEO & Co-Founder, Youth Mental Health Project


Registration recommended: https://ywcadn.org/kready18

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