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Successful Beginnings for a Bright Future
ParkSchool is a fresh new concept in early childhood education that combines modern education methods with the expertise in recreation and access to the natural world that only the Park District can provide . Our educational staff and recreational professionals deliver a new level of STREAM ( science , technology , recreation , engineering , art , and math ) for young learners , with the goal of preparing them for success in kindergarten .
FITTING YOUR FAMILY ' S NEEDS ParkSchool offers streamlined options that fit your busy schedule . You can choose from morning or afternoon , one day or multiple days , one session or the full year , so there are many options to meet your family ’ s needs . Four-year-olds have the added opportunity to participate in afternoon nature programs at the 97-acre Heller Nature Center and Rosewood Beach located along the shores of Lake Michigan .
EDUCATIONAL TEAM Our teachers have dedicated a combined 100 years to the growth and development of children in the Highland Park community . They are uniquely qualified to create an ideal classroom environment ; while giving you the comfort of knowing professionals are caring for and nurturing your child ’ s special qualities .
A DAY AT PARKSCHOOL The sounds of giggles and the buzz of activity fill every nook and cranny at ParkSchool . Youngsters are engaged in technology , science , art , and math lessons , all while keeping safety top of mind .
Belle Kolman
Ginny Schwalbach
Lori Cohen
Recreation Supervisor Angie Fee
afee @ pdhp . org
Heller Nature Center Manager Jessica Reyes jreyes @ pdhp . org
Naturalist Amy Banner abanner @ pdhp . org
Naturalist Meghan Meredith mmeredith @ pdhp . org
Meghan Meredith
Amy Banner
Dagmara Krowka
Natalie Thompson
Samia Bokhari
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