< Back to All News

First Five Enrolling for Kindergarten Readiness

If you have a child that’s going to be entering kindergarten in the fall, there’s a free program this summer that might help that little one be better prepared. ‘Step Up to Kindergarten’, developed by First Five Nevada County, is now enrolling for a three week kindergarten readiness class this summer. Executive Director Lindsay Dunckel says the program was developed after a survey of kindergarten teachers shows that they wanted kids to have more social emotional development…

Listen to Lindsay Dunckel 1

The children will be in a real kindergarten classroom with a certified kindergarten teacher, which helps them get adapted to the school environment before their first day. The class is five days a week from nine to noon at seven area schools, running from July 6 through July 26. Dunckel says the children can learn quite a bit in just that little bit of time…

Listen to Lindsay Dunckel 2

They ask that you register by May 15. Contact First Five Nevada County (274-5361) to sign up or for more information.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha