California State | First 5 Preschools

CALIFORNIA STATE/FIRST 5 offers a parent and child education program to low and moderate-income families. This program is funded by the California State Department of Education and administered through the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education.

OUR CHILD EDUCATION PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Physical development – small muscle and large muscle coordination skills.
  • Dental, nutrition and safety education.
  • Emotional and social development through play with other children.
  • Breakfast or a nutritious snack is provided daily through the Child & Adult Care Food Program.
  • Child-directed activities to develop independence, problem-solving, decision-making and creative thinking skills.
  • Teacher-planned activities to expand the children’s interests and knowledge.
  • Language development and communication skills.
  • Cognitive development – pre-academic skills for reading, mathematics and science.
  • Creative exploration – art, music, dance, and drama

OUR PARENT EDUCATION PROGRAM INCLUDES OPPORTUNITIES TO:

  • Focus on the important role parents play in their child’s education.
  • Build supportive relationships with other parents and teachers.
  • Listen to speakers on topics such as positive discipline, health and nutrition, preparing your child for kindergarten, first aid, child safety both indoors and outside, etc.
  • Learn about physical, cognitive, emotional, social and creative development of children.

One of the most important aspects of our program is “parent education and involvement”.  

The following participation is needed in order to ensure the required adult/child ratios for licensing and the educational goals for both the children and families in our program:

  1. Assure full attendance for your child (5 days per week for a 3-   hour period)
  2. Transport your child to and from school at the designated time (we do not offer transportation)
  3. Attend parent education meetings; and
  4. Participate twice per month in the classroom

Sites

Atascadero

San Gabriel Elementary
8500 San Gabriel Road
Atascadero, CA 93422

Grover Beach

Grover Beach Elementary
365 S. Tenth Street, Room 3A
Grover Beach, CA 93433

Nipomo

Nipomo High School
525 N. Thompson Ave., Rm. 155
Nipomo, CA 93444

Oceano

Oceano Elementary
1551 17th Street
Oceano, CA 93445

Paso Robles

Marie Bauer Elementary
1626 Vine Street, Room 5
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Winifred Pifer Elementary
1350 Creston Rd., Room 703
Paso Robles, CA 93446

First 5 Early Education Center
3600 Oak St. Room 103
Paso Robles, CA 93446

San Miguel

Lillian Larsen
1601 L Street
San Miguel, CA 93451

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Contacts

3350 Education Drive
San Luis Obispo, Ca 93405
Tel. 805-782-7275 | FAX 805-903-1893

Nancy Norton – Director of Early Learning Educational Support
805-782-7274

Michelle Castillo – Administrative Assistant II
805-782-7275

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