Cullen’s abc’s Announces the Release of How to Select a Preschool
San Jose, California February 09, 2007 Lifestyle News(PRLEAP.COM) San Jose, CA, February 9, 2007 – Cullen’s abc’s – Just in time for preschool registration is an article by a preschool teacher on how to select a preschool. It contains inside tips, expert knowledge and a preschool grading form. “How to Select the Best Preschool for Your Child – Inside Tips from a Preschool Teacher” written by Cullen Wood of Cullen’s abc’s is now available for parents seeking out a preschool for their child.
The article positions teachers as the primary consideration in selecting a preschool, and explains how doing this creates more opportunities for parents to find the best preschool for their child. “It is the people or teachers that are so influential to children, so I really try to stress that teachers are the most important consideration when selecting a preschool.” states Cullen Wood, author. Questions to ask are provided, but more importantly Cullen explains why the questions should be asked. In addition, to assist parents in evaluating a preschool a simple grading system and formatted preschool grading form are included. The preschool grading form is formatted so it can be easily printed out and taken on a tour of a preschool.
The topics that are covered include: The People Priority: Teachers, Be Cautious: The Lure of Preschool Popularity, Be Open to All Programs, Be Comfortable with Staff, Facility, Location, Selection Process, The First Visit: Roles and Expectations, Tour Questions and Comments, Grade Your “Feelings” About the Teacher, Grade Your “Feelings” about the Staff and Facility, Questions to Ask During the Tour, Observations After The Tour, Grading After the Tour, Using the Grading System to Select your Favorite Preschools, The Second Visit Assessment, and the Preschool Grading Form.
How to Select the Best Preschool for Your Child – Inside Tips from a Preschool and the preschool grading form can be reviewed and downloaded from www.cullensabcs.com.
Cullen has been working with young children since 1994; falling in love with her profession from the start. Her career began as a Day Care instructor and transitioned to Preschool, teaching three and four year olds. Cullen was soon named Preschool Director and successfully influenced the program’s direction for many years. However, she realized her true love and passion was teaching. So, now she has channeled her enthusiasm and experience back into teaching Preschool children at St. Timothy's Lutheran School in San Jose, California. Cullen also runs Cullen’s abc’s (www.cullensabcs.com) which is pioneering the use of YouTube for sharing free educational idea videos that stimulate preschool development at home.