In Los Angeles, choosing a preschool, and being chosen, has come to feel like competitive sport. Parents attack it with the same fervor and intensity as a military general mapping out his next battle plan. The good news is there is absolutely no need for this level of panic. There are many fantastic preschools in the city of Los Angeles. This class will discuss what to think about prior to picking schools to tour, review educational philosophies, discuss what you should look for when you are touring a school and finally highlight some strategies that can help increase your chances of getting into the preschool of your choice.
Class length: 90min
Dr. Michelle Nitka is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in children and families. She is the author of the book Coping With Preschool Panic: The Los Angeles Guide to Private Preschools and maintains a private practice in Hancock Park. She is also the mother of two girls and has survived the preschool application process twice.