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November 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until November 29, 2021


In person at Lafayette Elementary School, Albany

Instructor:  Patty Baker – Click Here for Bio

Parents must receive instructor approval prior to registration. 

A preschool cooperative for families and their 3-, 4- and 5 -year olds. Three mornings a week the instructor leads activities including books, songs, demonstrations, and sharing/interaction with other children during the preschool lab. Parents/guardians take turns assisting the instructor during lab time. Preschool activities foster children’s growth, development and school readiness. In addition to the lab time, parents/guardians attend evening parenting education sessions with opportunities to reflect and share with other parents. Parents/guardians expand their knowledge of parenting and practice guidance and communication techniques. This program works to align with best practices including the Oregon Early Learning and Kindergarten Guidelines. Parents/guardians are the registered students in the class and pay for 2 credits, plus lab fees each term. A $4.50 yearly insurance fee is payable in class only. A criminal background check is required for all students. Tuition assistance is available. Please email Darleen Van Why at vanwhyd@linnbenton.edu or call 541-917-4907 if you have questions or wish to enroll.

Children/Adult Class Times: Mon., Wed., Thurs., 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for 10 weeks beginning September 27

Parent Seminars: Remote via Zoom Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m. plus additional readings and assignments for a total of 15 hours.

Cost: $295.41. Tuition Grants available for those who qualify.

The Parenting Education Department is closely monitoring the health and safety recommendations provided by the Oregon Early Learning Division.  We will be implementing the most update-to-date guidance. It is likely that masks will be required for unvaccinated adults and possibly for those who are vaccinated. Masks must be worn fully covering both your nose and mouth.  If you are unable to meet these requirements, please consider our online options for parent-child classes.  If you have questions, please call Darleen Van Why at 541-917-4907.



November 29
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:


Patty Baker


Lafayette Elementary School
3122 Madison Street SE
Albany, OR 97321 United States
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