Fall preschool classes now enrolling infants and toddlers

Parents and children learn together in Pierce’s preschool classes.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s cooperative preschool is now enrolling children ages 18 to 36 months for its fall Parent and Child class.

In this unique program, parents attend class with their children, exploring a wide range of topics, including nutrition, guidance, and child development. This approach allows parents to learn firsthand how best to teach and care for their child, build relationships with other parents, and earn two college credits.

The parent education instructor and other parents in the class provide parents a network of resources and support. At the same time, children are working in a developmentally appropriate preschool, exploring their world and developing physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. Each environment is designed to capture the child’s interest and help their development in each area.

Starting Oct. 3, the Parent and Child preschool class (Early Childhood Education 141) meets from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. A snack is provided and children participate in a structured music time during each session. Cost is $66.50 (includes tuition and lab fee) and $28 for registration. Enrollment is capped at 12 students, so interested parents are encouraged to reserve their child’s spot immediately.

Pierce College’s parent co-op preschool has been operating for more than 35 years, providing critical support and care to thousands of families in Pierce County. For more information or to reserve a spot, call (253) 964-6691.

2 Responses to Fall preschool classes now enrolling infants and toddlers

  1. Tina says:

    can you please give me the address at the school and more information i can go the school and eroll for my son . he is three years old.
    Thank you

    • Debby Abe says:

      Thanks for your interest. Here is the contact info for the child care programs at Pierce College:
      – MILGARD CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
      Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
      9401 Farwest Drive SW
      Lakewood, WA 98498
      (253) 912-3680
      children@pierce.ctc.edu
      Hours: M-F: 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

      – GARNERO CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
      Pierce College Puyallup
      1601 39th Ave. SE
      Puyallup, WA 98374
      (253) 864-3302
      children@pierce.ctc.edu
      Hours: M-F: 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

      Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Cooperative Preschool
      9401 Farwest Drive SW
      Lakewood, WA 98498
      (253) 964-6691

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