Information for Parents about Santa Monica CA Child Care

Teacher Conferences at Santa Monica Child Care Centers and Preschools

Parent teacher conferences for your child's child care in Santa Monica CA offer the opportunity for you to get detailed and constructive feedback about your child and his/her progress. Bring a notepad and pen so you can take notes. Initially it helps if you can build a rapport with the preschool teacher, and this will also help with future communications. Your Santa Monica child care teacher should be able to discuss your child's skills and strengths, however more importantly be able to recommend areas where further development is required. Of particular importance are your child's social skills because these can have a direct impact on how well your child learns. Be sure to ask the teacher at your preschool and child care in Santa Monica CA how well your child gets along with other students and participates in class. Also, be sure to inform the teacher of any changes at home or family that could impact the behavior of your child in the classroom. Before you leave your Santa Monica child care or daycare parent teacher conference, prepare an action plan and a way to communicate and follow up with the daycare teacher going forward.You will find that most centers that provide child care in Santa Monica CA offer many opportunities for parents to become active and involved with daycare activities. Some centers will have a mandatory requirement for parent involvement, while others do not. All Santa Monica childcare centers are however conscious of the work and schedule demands of parents, and will try to schedule activities to cover a wide variety of hours and levels of involvement. Progress reports are important element for parents and daycares in Santa Monica CA. Formal progress reports are issued on a periodic basis, and daycare parent teacher conferences are also made available. Also, if you have a question or concern, be sure to talk to your child's teacher. The Director at Santa Monica child care centers will be available for questions or concerns as well.
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Bright Horizons at The Watergarden 
(310) 449-0047
1620 26th Street #1020, Santa Monica, CA  90404
Child Care Director: Mary Jane Escorpiso
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world's leading provider of high quality childcare and early education. Our programs empower children from infancy through kindergarten to become  ...
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Gan Israel Preschool 
(310) 394-3200
1341 9th Street, Santa Monica, CA  90401
Some providers of child care in Santa Monica require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Trinity Baptist Children's Center 
(310) 395-3282
1019 California Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90403
Most Santa Monica child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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Lighthouse Church Preschool 
(310) 264-8328
1424 Yale Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404
When considering child care in Santa Monica, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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Circle of Children Preschool 
(310) 393-7731
1227 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90403
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Santa Monica have an open door policy and invite parents to stop by any time. There are usually a number of opportunities for parents either to attend special events, or volunteer to help by donating time, talent and/or a snack or dish to ongoing school events. ...
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The First School 
(310) 452-0095
1733 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA  90402
For child care in Santa Monica on your child's first two days plan to have your child leave earlier than their normal schedule. Several hours can be a very long time to a child in a new situation. ...
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Bright Start Learning Center 
(310) 315-9353
1501 17th Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404
Most Santa Monica child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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Pilgrim Lutheran Church CDC 
(310) 829-4113
1730 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA  90403
Santa Monica child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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First Step Child Care Center 
(310) 399-8118
2650 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA  90405
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Santa Monica child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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