2022-2023 School Year Enrollment

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NOW ENROLLING
Spots are Limited!

for the 2022-2023
School Year

 

 This page was last updated on 8/18/2022  The Staff and Board at CSPS along with Shoreline Community College will be monitoring COVID-19 closely as we plan for the 2022-2023 school year. We will follow the many guidelines from the CDC and from Shoreline Community College, however, we know there will be many updates and changes to these guidelines as we get closer to the new school year. We appreciate the flexibility of our families, as there are many moving parts to this process. We anticipate being in-person again next school year enjoying both our indoor activity rooms as well as continuing our outdoor activities!

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2022-2023 Class Days & Times & Tuition Amounts

Classes are based on age by August 31st (same class all year!)

  • Our classes are based on age by August 31, 2022

  • Registration Fee - $100 ($75 for each additional child)

  • Fundraising goal of $150 ($175 for families with more than one child) with many fun opportunities throughout the year to reach this goal!

  • There is a slight tuition discount for families with more than one child enrolled in the same class.

— PreK Class —

  • Instructor: Teacher Dorothy

  • 4 & 5 years old

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 

  • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • $165/Month

Multi-Age Class 

  • Instructor: Teacher Jeannette

  • 3-5 years old

  • Tuesdays 12:45 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Fridays - 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • $125/Month

3Day Class 

  • Instructor: Teacher Dorothy

  • 3 years old, turning 4

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

  • 9:00 AM - 11:25 AM

  • $150/Month

2Day Class 

  • Instructor: Teacher Jeannette

  • Tuesdays & Fridays

  • 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • $110/Month

Toddler Class 

  • Instructor: Teacher Jeannette

  • 1 year old, turning 2

  • Tuesdays

  • 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM

  • $65/Month

 
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Enrolling for this School Year - SPOTS ARE LIMITED

Secure a spot for the 2022-2023 school year

Only a few spots left!

Please email our Enrollment Coordinator cspsturtles@gmail.com with your child's birthdate as our classes are based on age by August 31st, 2022. This will allow us to provide you with accurate information regarding class availability and the steps to enroll. 

NOTE: All children will need a CIS form at time of enrollment. See below for more information! We recommend you acquire the CIS form while you wait to hear back from our Enrollment Coordinator or for a spot to open if the class is full and you are placed on our waiting list.

Questions? Contact our Enrollment Coordinator at cspsturtles@gmail.com

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Required Immunization Form (CIS) to Enroll

Washington State Department of Health requires all preschoolers to have proof of immunizations

Proof of Immunizations (CIS) is required for all children being enrolled - due at time of enrollment
 

  • Go to Wa.MyIR.net to access your child's immunization form:

    • First time using MyIR.net? Complete the registration process
      Tip: Use the phone number the doctor's office has on file for your child and/or parent's info that the child's health insurance is under

    • Click on child enrolling

    • Click Download Certificate of Immunizations (CIS) - long blue box button

  • If any immunizations are missing from your child's record, please contact his/her provider's office to inquire

  • Is your child is on a delayed schedule or is missing certain vaccines?

Two examples of what the form should look like:

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👇 Keep reading for more information about CSPS 👇

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CSPS is taking COVID very seriously

Keeping our staff and families healthy & safe is our top priority

Since COVID, our  families have done their best to follow the current Washington State Coronavirus Response. Last school year (2021-2022) CSPS families were required to sign CSPS COVID-19 forms prior to attending school. With the 2022-2023 school year still several weeks away, we don't know what the guidelines will be at that time, however, we do anticipate we will have a version of these forms ready for families as at the start of the school year. 

CSPS 2021-22 COVID-19 Protocols

CSPS 2021-22 COVID-19 Community Standards

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Parent Involvement

Cooperative Preschool = Parent Involvement

Parents are involved at Crystal Springs Co-op Preschool in a number of ways.

Participating Parent

A parent (or other guardian such as nanny, grandparent, aunt) stays at the preschool on the same day each week to help with activities, engaging with children, and set-up/clean-up. The individual classes will set forth the Participating Parent expectations based on the size, needs and health restrictions during the Class Orientation Night. The rotating schedule will get work out prior to school starting with the help of the Class Coordinator. 

If there is a day that you cannot stay (sick, work conflict, travel, etc.) it is your responsibility to find someone to attend in your place. This could be another class parent, your child's other parent or grandparent (if you are unavailable but your child can still attend class). If it is another class parent, as per our handbook, you and the other parent must work out if you will pay them $20 to cover your day or if you will switch days.

Parent Education

Parents are required to participate in their parent education discussion group every other week. Parent Ed is held every other week during class time.

Parent Seminars

These informative nights are typically held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7PM (exact date/time may vary). Most months, the Parent Seminars include a class meeting, a full school meeting, and a speaker discussing a topic that will help add another tool into your parenting toolbox. These Parent Seminars are required to attend (Toddler Class parents are only required to attend 3 of the months) with one unexcused absence.​ We are anticipating these meetings will be held over Zoom.

Preschool Committee (Job)

Each family is required to choose or be assigned to a Preschool Committee (job) or serve on the CSPS Board. You should expect to spend an average of four hours per month depending on the committee. Some committees require less time and others require more. We ask that if you find your committee assignment to no longer be a good match for you or your family that you speak up and ask for help or guidance.

Sign-ups for the 2022-2023 school year is happening June 2nd. If you enroll after our sign-up event, the CSPS Vice Chair will contact you after enrollment is complete to find a Preschool Committee (job) that works for you.

View the 2022-2023 Preschool Committees (jobs)

(Note: The health and safety of each participant in the cooperative preschool is of utmost importance. Thus committee job responsibilities are subject to change based on Shoreline Community College, CDC, or state safety guidelines.)

As an alternative to serving on a committee, you can opt out for an annual fee of $500 (CSPS is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization). The availability of this option may vary by number of families enrolled in the program.

 
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Connection to Shoreline Community College

CSPS has sister co-op preschools

When you enroll at CSPS you also enroll as a student at Shoreline Community College. There is no additional fee for you as it is already included in your monthly CSPS tuition. We are under SCC's Parenting Education Program with our sister co-ops in the area. As a SCC student, you will earn college credit for each class quarter you attend CSPS (some people use them towards a degree or on their resume, others do nothing with the credits). You can also take advantage of student discounts and other perks!

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Enrichment at CSPS

Making connections to our world outside

CSPS knows that learning about and being apart of a great community helps develop caring citizens.

 

Excursions

Before COVID, our preschool classes visited and were visited by fantastic organizations in the area, such as:

  • Fire Department

  • NSD Bus Barn

  • Metro Bus

  • WA State Troopers

  • The Reptile Zoo

  • The Woodland Park Zoo

  • Pumpkin Patches/Farms --we went to the Pumpkin Patch in October 2021 😄

  • Central Market

Since COVID, we have Zoomed with excellent programs and have been able to "visit" places we never thought possible, such as:

  • The Seattle Opera

  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium

  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

  • The Burke Museum

  • The Tooth Fairy Experience

  • Timucuan Ecological & Historic Preserve

Community Connections

CSPS families have always tried to give back to the community and this seems even more important now. Our Sunshine Committee works hard to find ways that our preschoolers can participate and learn how their small effort makes a big impact. Visit our Community Connections page for more details. 

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Questions about CSPS?

Our Enrollment Coordinator is the one to ask (via email)!

You might get your question(s) answered on our About Us page where you can access our handbook, list of current committees and photo gallery. If you have any further questions about enrollment or our preschool in general, please contact our Enrollment Coordinator at cspsturtles@gmail.com. Be sure to include the following in your email:

  • Your child(ren)'s birth date

  • Class(es) you are interested in enrolling
     

All enrollment communication is done via email.