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Kindergarten Readiness

Young female teacher with diverse kids in kindergarten class
February 23, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Escondido Village Center, 140 Comstock Circle
Do you have a child who will be/might be entering kindergarten this fall?
Do you have a younger child and are wondering about what kindergarten will bring and what you can expect?
Are you concerned that your child is not "ready" for kindergarten?
Join us for an informative workshop to address your questions, with light snacks and refreshments provided!
  • How to prepare your young child and your family for kindergarten
  • What to consider when choosing a school
  • How to partner with your child's kindergarten teacher

Speaker Bio:

Rachel Samoff has been an early childhood educator for the past 52 years. Her experience has included work in the U.S .and in Africa as a teacher, parent coordinator, parent educator, teacher trainer, teacher coach and administrator. From 1984 to 2013 Rachel was the founder and leader of a not-for-profit multicultural early care and education program. Following coursework in reflective practice, she earned an endorsement as an early childhood mental health practitioner in 2013.

Rachel currently is an early childhood teacher coach working with programs funded by First Five as well as a facilitator of reflective practice. She has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.A. from the University of Michigan in education with an emphasis on early childhood and multicultural education.


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WorkLife, Benefits & Rewards
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Faculty, Staff, Parent