Parent & Child Program

Our Parent Child classes offer a supportive, nurturing environment for parents and children.  Come join us for a balance of group activities, free play, and instruction that incorporates Waldorf and RIE™ principles.  Our warm and inviting play space includes beautiful, imaginative toys designed to inspire greater curiosity and learning.  Meet other parents, share parenting challenges and success stories, and discuss interesting and inspiring articles and parenting topics.  The class is a joy for parents and children alike!

Ages: Classes are available for infants 4 months to 12 months; toddlers 12 months to 2 ½ years, and children 2 ½ - 3 ½ years (on the

 

FALL 2019 SESSION

 

Parent and Infant (4 - 12 months)
Friday, 8:15 am to 10:15 am, September 20 - December 20
(No class November 29)

Parent and Toddler (12 months - 2 1/2 years)
Tuesday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, September 17 - December 17
(No class November 26)

Thursday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, September 19 - December 19

(No class November 28)

 

Parent and Child  (2 1/2 years to 3 1/2 years)
Friday, 10:30 am to 1:00 pm, September 20 - December 20
(No class November 29)


Fall Class Fee: 13 classes $650

 

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WINTER 2020 SESSION

 

Tuesday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, January 7 - March 31

(No class February 18)

 

Thursday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, January 9 - April 2

(No class February 20)

 

Friday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, January 10 - April 3

(No class February 21)

(Please email Kerry Myers if you would like to register for this class)

 

Winter Class Fee: 12 classes $600

 

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SPRING 2020 SESSION

 

Tuesday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, April 21 - June 9

 

Thursday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, April 23 - June 11

 

Friday, 8:45 am to 11:15 am, April 24 - June 12

(Please email Kerry Myers if you would like to register for this class)

 

Spring Class Fee: 8 classes $400

 

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Make up Classes: Due to limited enrollment, missed classes cannot be made up on different days.

Please be certain of the day you select. Spaces are limited and are filled on a first come, first served basis. Attendance in a prior session does not guarantee registration in another session. To ensure attendance, register as soon as possible.

 

 
 

 

ABOUT OUR PARENT CHILD TEACHERS

Elizabeth Shabazi has an MS in Educational Psychology and over thirty years’ experience teaching young children and working with families as well as 17 years' experience teaching Highland Hall's Parent and Child Program classes. Mrs. Shahbazi’s work is based on the principles of Waldorf Education and Magda Gerber, founder of RIE™.
Tischia Bluske has been an educator in Waldorf schools, home based early childhood programs, and home-school cooperatives for over 15 years. Miss Tischia is currently a co-director of the Waldorf Institute of  Southern California where she holds an early childhood teaching certificate from 2006. Miss Tischia’s work is based on the principles of Waldorf education and Emmi Pikler.