On-Campus Infants
Age Group/s:
Schedule:

Monday class: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday class: 1:00 p.m.

*These are two separate classes; members enroll in one class and attend on that class day.

Status: Enrolling
Waiting List: None
Contact Info:

For details on the costs, schedule, and openings please contact our Registrar at nsccoops@gmail.com.

Application Form

Note: Due to COVID-19, we are currently having classes virtually.

The early years of a child’s life are a time of amazing and rapid growth for both Infant and Parent. The Infant Cooperative classes are designed as a supportive, fun, and dynamic learning environment to encourage and enhance this magical time for both you and your baby.

What you can expect for your infant

Children attend our virtual class with a parent, grandparent or other caregiver weekly to engage in a fun, learning experience. Our team of teachers facilitates the children’s development and learning community by offering:

  • Circle Time with Brain-building songs, movement and activities. Our Monday class
    includes stories and songs in Spanish. Our Wednesday class is all English.
  • Ideas on Small and Large Motor Development activities.
  • Examples of Age Appropriate Toys and Activities.

What you can expect for yourself

Parents (and other caregivers) come to our classes to learn more about child development, explore their own goals for their family while deepening the parent/child bond and strengthening communication and parenting skills.

Parent Education & Resources

Our Parent Education Instructors provide curriculum and discussion incorporating current research with the personal concerns and the diverse experiences of our community of parents. Over the course of the school year you can expect topics such as Early Child Development, Nutrition, Sleep Challenges, Temperament, Guidance, Adjusting to Parenthood and more.

Community Building

Meet other parents with children going through similar milestones, joys and challenges as yours. One of the many benefits parents experience while participating in Co-op are the long-term family friendships, which often develop.

Enrollment

Infants under 1 year of age as of August 31 may enroll in the infant class; including those born after August 31 of the current academic year.

One caregiver for each enrolled child must enroll with North Seattle College for the Parent Education course.  Parent Education occurs during the infant class meeting time for our infant program.

Further information and enrollment are handled directly by our registrar. Please use this online form to register – https://www.jovial.org/northeasttoddlers/register

Fees (2020-2021)

  • Non-refundable Registration Fee $35.00
  • NSIC Child Tuition $55 per month
  • NSC Parent Education Tuition $53.25 per quarter for three credits
  • When on-campus classes resume in-person, parking is $50/quarter

If costs are prohibitive for your family, scholarships may be applied for through our Parent Advisory Committee. More information can be obtained here.

Location

All infant classes will be held via Zoom in fall 2020.

Class Meeting times

  • Monday morning class (10:00 am) with a Spanish language emphasis
  • Wednesday afternoon class (1:00 pm)

Note: These are 2 separate classes; members enroll in one class and attend on that class day. Members may enroll in both classes!

When we move back to class meetings held in person on campus, you can expect the following typical daily schedule:

Typical Daily Schedule for In Person Class:

  • 9:30 to 9:55 Gathering and large motor play
  • 9:55 to 10:15 Circle time and announcements
  • 10:15 to 10:30 Snack
  • 10:30 to 11:15 Parent education and small motor activities
  • 11:15 to 11:30 Clean up and closing circle time

What Parents are Saying

Parents often report feeling more confident in their parenting and more connected with their infants after participating in Infant Co-op.

“Attending co-op preschool is one of the highlights of our week and we always look forward to it.”

“I have picked up great information on sleep, travel, separation anxiety, tantrums, and so many other topics during our parent ed sessions.”

“The songs and activities my son and I learned at preschool keep us amused throughout the whole week at home.”

Forms & Information

On-Campus Infant Co-op Forms

Last updated: September 22nd, 2020, 10:39 am