K Ready or Not? Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten
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Do you have a little guy or gal heading off to "big school" this year?  If so, this episode of the Engage Chesterfield Podcast is for you!  We will share a few things parents can do over the summer to prep for this monumental first day and year of elementary school.

Jana Kline, principal of Alberta Smith ES, shares important self-help skills that kindergartners need and bus riding tips. Kristen Hepburn, CCPS Literacy Specialist talks about everyday tasks and teachable moments that parents can sneak in throughout the day to make learning fun and get their wee one started off on the right foot academically. Leslie Lenhart, Gordon Elementary Kindergarten teacher, informs parents on first-week expectations. 

Parents and teachers alike want to children to get on the bus and walk into school that first day feeling comfortable, confident, and excited to learn. Listen and find out how you can support the Class of 2032!

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