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NPC's Preschool and Resource Fair Zoom Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Alexandra Micolini
17:40
Could the school representatives please provide information about waitlists, enrollment dates, etc?
Josh
19:32
We'd also be curious to know if applications and a place on the waitlist automatically roll over from one year to the next or if one must apply again each year.
Elizabeth D
24:08
+1 Alexandra. I echo Alexandra’s question! I’d appreciate a window into how many openings, waitlists, enrollment dates, etc for each school.
Jason Amaral
32:50
are library cards from Easthampton library eligible at Forbes?
Sarah Johnson, Forbes Library
33:38
@Jason-yes, they are!
Alexandra Micolini
37:09
How do you order a replacement library card?
Kate Holdsworth, she/her, Gan Keshet
40:34
Gan Keshet Preschool is currently accepting applications through the end of February. The application and more information can be found on our website at www.gankeshetpreschool.org
Dorothy Prieto/she her hers
42:59
@Josh, Our waitlists for Head Start are updated every year and as long as we receive the updated documents your child will stay on the waitlist without the need to re-do the intake that initially takes place.
Sarah Johnson, Forbes Library
43:16
@Alexandra you can order a replacement card by using this form: https://forbeslibrary.org/help/renew-my-library-card/
Sarah Johnson, Forbes Library
43:36
In the card number field, please type in 'need new card.'
Alexandra Micolini
45:25
@Sarah Thanks!
Sarah Johnson, Forbes Library
46:20
My pleasure!
Dana The Common School She/Her
46:57
Hello everyone- The Common School is accepting applications on a rolling basis with priority given to those who apply by Feb. 1. More information can be found at www.commonschool.org and I can be reached at outreach@commonschool.org
Dorothy Prieto/she her hers
49:09
@ Elizabeth D For Head Start, we have different program options located in many areas. So openings and waitlists depend upon where you are located and what program you are interested in. We do accept applications all year and continue to enroll throughout the program year. Please feel free to call 413-387-1250 and one of us can answer any questions tailored to your needs.
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
52:05
Registration for NPC’s Infant Toddler First Aid for Parents and Caregivers next week on Zoom: https://forms.gle/NThBvYMh5erpgDXW8
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
52:36
There are 2 options, a Wednesday evening or Friday morning.
Alexandra Micolini
53:03
@Swansea can teens and tweens attend the first aid training?
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
54:21
Yes, they are welcome to attend. It’s got a focus on first aid for young children but is highly applicable to all first aid and perfect for teens who might be babysitting...
Alexandra Micolini
54:33
Thanks!
Haley Pearl
55:22
Where can I find tuition costs for Northampton Montessori? I do not see them on the website.
Dorothy Prieto/she her hers
01:01:14
https://www.communityaction.us/hselpapply
Ellen Rosati
01:01:43
hello, please contact our head of school Beverly for tuition information for the Montessori School of Northampton at bsmith@northamptonmontessori.org
Vanessa Vautrin- Criterion Riverway EI
01:02:54
Here is some follow information from Criterion-Riverway Early InterventionHow to find your local EI: https://www.massfamilyties.org/Criterion referral: https://www.criterionchild.com/index.php/referral-form
Erika Frank
01:03:02
You can find our application at northamptonfamilies.com and on the Northampton Public Schools website in the Early Childhood Center drop down.
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
01:11:09
Yes!
Haley Pearl
01:13:10
Who should I contact regarding questions about qualifying for NPS preschool?
Haley Pearl
01:13:27
The website says Laura Frogameni, but it seems roles have changed?
Julie Corwin
01:13:55
For more info about ORGANIC SPROUTS CHILDCARE: OrganicSproutsChildcare@gmail.com or find us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/Organic-Sprouts-Childcare-108378394093198/?view_public_for=108378394093198
Erika Frank
01:14:16
Parents can contact me at 413-587-1471 or email me at efrank@northampton-k12.us.
Michael Hutton-Woodland REACH EI
01:14:55
REACH Early Intervention 413-665-8717 www.servicenet.org/REACH
Erika Frank
01:15:51
Mandy's email is mgerry@northampton-k12.us. She can answer your questions about Parent Child+.
Leslie Evans Hartsbrook School, she/her
01:16:33
Hartsbrook School is accepting applications for the 2021 school year until March 1st. We currently have a waitlist but encourage you contact us as there are so many variables this year! you can learn more by emailing us at admissions@hartsbrook.org or www.Hartsbrook.org
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
01:16:47
For any further questions about this Preschool Resource Fair or NPC, our email is northamptonparentscenter@gmail.com
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
01:21:59
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKfhZfePpgQPneuvFGGuqlCf3himZpz_j1VNpUD33POZRU3A/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
01:22:11
Here is the link to the survey
Mandy Gerry
01:23:11
ParentChild+ is free to everyone who is eligible! you can email mgerry@northampton-k12.us or find us on the Northamptonfamilies.com
Swansea from Northampton Parents Center (She/her)
01:23:41
To donate to NPC: http://www.northamptonparentscenter.org/donate/
Elizabeth D
01:25:13
Thanks Swansea! Do any of the schools have newsletters we can sign up for or offer additional programming like summer camp or music classes for toddlers or preschoolers?
Erika Frank
01:25:35
It will be very helpful for parents to fill out the survey about the Preschool Fair that Swansea put in the chat. It's just a few questions. Thanks!
Erika Frank
01:27:43
If you go to our website northamptonfamilies.com you can sign up for our monthly newsletter.
Leslie Evans Hartsbrook School, she/her
01:28:18
Hartsbrook has summer farm camp and you can sign up for that, parent child classes and a newsletter by emailing us at admissions@hartsbrook.org.
Elizabeth D
01:28:27
thank you!
Kate Holdsworth, she/her, Gan Keshet
01:28:32
Gan Keshet Preschool offers a Summer Program for families enrolling for the Fall—right now, our goal is to start on June 28th for 6 weeks of the Summer. In the interim, I am offering in person, COVID conscious, outdoor enrichment programs for children and their parents/caregivers.
Kate Holdsworth, she/her, Gan Keshet
01:28:57
Please feel welcome to be in touch with me for more info: gan.keshet@cbinorthampton.org
Brandina Jersky
01:31:44
Thank you so much for putting this together!
Michael Hutton-Woodland REACH EI
01:31:45
Thanks Swansea! This was very informative!
Leslie Evans Hartsbrook School, she/her
01:33:13
We ❤️NPC! Best of luck with your explorations everyone. We are so lucky to have all of these amazing programs around us.
Alicia Hanifin
01:33:19
Thank you ALL!
Erika Frank
01:33:33
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKfhZfePpgQPneuvFGGuqlCf3himZpz_j1VNpUD33POZRU3A/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628
Dana The Common School She/Her
01:34:03
Thank you NPC!!
Kate Holdsworth, she/her, Gan Keshet
01:34:17
Thank you so much NPC, Swansea, and Erika. Wishing everyone well. :)
Elizabeth D
01:34:39
this was so helpful! thank you!