Coastside Mothers’ Club hosts kindergarten forum


By on Tue, January 26, 2010

The Coastside Mothers’ Club will host a half-day Kindergarten Forum on February 6th in Half Moon Bay. The Kindergarten Forum will bring together parents, educators, administrators and school representatives to openly discuss the options available in Coastside elementary schools.  The Forum is free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 6, 2010
Community United Methodist Church
777 Mirmontes Street
Half Moon Bay
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Starting kindergarten is an exciting and hopeful time for families and children. A child’s education plays an important role in shaping his or her future and kindergarten will provide the strong start each child deserves. 

The Kindergarten Forum is a unique opportunity for parents to hear from educators, administrators and school representatives from both public and private elementary schools about the different options on the coast. Topics of discussion will include budgets, testing and curriculum. Plus, teachers will give insights into kindergarten preparation and curriculum, tips on choosing a school, determining Kindergarten readiness and skills needed for success. Participating schools will include: Farallone View, El Granada, Hatch, Kings Mountain, Sea Crest, Picasso, Wilkinson, Good Shepard and Alma Heights. Scheduled panel discussions on specific topics will take place at the times below.

12:45 – 2:00pm   Public School Principal Panel
2:15 – 3:15pm   Teacher Panel
3:30 – 4:30pm   Private School Panel

This event is recommended for families who are beginning to plan for kindergarten and is open to the public, free of charge, as a community service to all Coastside residents. Refreshments will be served, childcare will not be provided, and no RSVP is required.

For more information regarding the Kindergarten Forum, please contact: [email protected] or visit our website at

About the Coastside Mothers’ Club
The Coastside Mother’s Club was founded in 1992 by a community of families with young children.  Celebrating our 17 year anniversary, we have grown to just under 300 members who live on the coast between Montara and Pescadero.  Our club offers Coastside mothers, fathers and caregivers support, education and a chance for socialization, friendship and fun.  We also serve as an advocate for mothers, children and families within the Coastside community at large.  For anyone interested in joining the club or for additional information about our organization, please visit our website at