Welcome to: What is Ready for Kindergarten?

YWCA Parent Awareness is partnering with Darien Public Schools, The Darien Library, and Dr. Carol Weitzman from the CT Center for Developmental Pediatrics to provide parents insight into what Kindergarten Readiness looks like in children. This offering will be available in video format to registered participants. These videos will be available to view through April 27th.


Video 1 - A Day in the Life: Kindergarten in Darien

Get answers to your questions regarding kindergarten readiness and some insight into what to expect with the experts at Darien Public Schools — the staff that works with the children every day.  This video will give you the inside scoop on what it’s really like in a Darien kindergarten.


Video 2 - Darien Library Presents: Kindergarten Literacy

Reading is essential to school success and children who start kindergarten with good pre-reading skills have an advantage. Join Darien Library as we highlight the skills children need for reading and talk about different early literacy and pre-reading activities you can do with them. Get ready to learn how to help your child get ready to read!


Video 3 - Dr. Carol Weitzman from the CT Center for Developmental Pediatrics

This presentation from Dr. Carol Weitzman will explain the social and emotional readiness skills for children ready to head to Kindergarten.

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