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PLAY GROUPS & PRESCHOOLS

DARIEN

 

PLAY GROUPS
(STARTING AT 18MOS)

 

MAUREEN BLOOM’S PLAYDATES
 (18-36mos)
Email: maureen@mbloomplaydates.com
Phone: 203.505.0502

Click HERE for registration information

 

PRESCHOOLS STARTING AT 2

 

DARIEN NATURE CENTER
(2-5yrs)
Visit: 120 Brookside Road
Phone: 203.655.7459

 

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH NURSERY SCHOOL
(2-PreK)
Visit: 14 Brookside Road
Phone: 203.655.3150

2019 Open House:
Sun, Jan. 6 | 2-3:30pm

Call starting Nov. for tours

 

HAPPINESS PRESCHOOL @ ST. THOMAS MORE CHURCH
(2-4yrs)
Visit: 374 Middlesex Road
Phone: 203.655-6053

Individual tours are ongoing

 

METHODIST FAMILY CENTER PRESCHOOL
(2-5yrs)
Visit: 345 Middlesex Road
Phone: 203.655.7407

2018/19 Open Houses:
Wed, Dec. 5 | 9am
Tues, Dec. 11 | 9am
Wed, Jan. 9 | 6:30pm

 

NOROTON PRESBYTERIAN NURSERY SCHOOL
(2-PreK)
Visit: 2011 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.3223

2018 Open Houses:
Dec. & Jan. dates TBD

 

ST. LUKE’S PARISH SCHOOL
(2-PreK)
Visit: 1864 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.4067

2018/19 Open Houses:
Tues, Dec. 11 | 7pm
Thurs, Jan. 3 | 10am

 

ST. JOHN PRESCHOOL
(2-4yrs)
Visit: 1986 Post Road
Phone: 203.656.0548

Individual tours are ongoing

 

THE HOLLY POND NURSERY SCHOOL @ DARIEN YMCA
(2-PreK)
Visit: 2420 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.8228 x.1309

Individual tours available by age group. Contact April after Nov. 1st, 2018 to schedule a time.
agreene@darien-ymca.org

 

YWCA DARIEN/NORWALK TODDLER TIME
(2yrs)
Visit: 49 Old Kings Hwy N
Phone: 203.655.2535

Individual tours are ongoing

 

PRESCHOOL/DAY CARE
(FULL DAY)

 

NOROTON PRESBYTERIAN CHILD CARE  (NPCC)
(3mos-5yrs)
Visit: 2011 Post Road
Phone: 203.309.5605

 

PLAY GROUPS
(STARTING AT 18MOS)

 

GREEN MOON ART PLAYGROUPS
 (18mos-4yrs)
Visit: 140 Rowayton Avenue
Phone: 203.354.4468

 

PRESCHOOLS STARTING AT 2

 

COMMUNITY COOPERATIVE NURSERY SCHOOL
(2-4yrs)

Visit: 4 Trolley Place
Phone: 203.866.2184

2018 Open House:
Sat, Oct. 27 | 10-12pm

 

FIVE MILE NURSERY SCHOOL
(2-5yrs)

Visit: 5 Pennoyer Street
Phone: 203.838.4266

2019 Open House:
Sat, Jan. 5th | 2pm
Individual tours are ongoing

 

UNITED CHURCH NURSERY SCHOOL
(2-yrs-PreK)

Visit: 210 Rowayton Avenue
Phone: 203.853.3554

2018 Open House:
Thurs, Oct. 18 | 6:30-8pm

 

NEW CANAAN

 

PLAY GROUPS
(STARTING AT 18MOS)

 

MAUREEN BLOOM’S PLAYDATES
(18-36mos)
Contact: maureen@mbloomplaydates.com
Phone: 203.505.0502

Click HERE for registration information

 

PRESCHOOLS THAT START AS EARLY AS 18MOS

 

NEW CANAAN NATURE CENTER PRESCHOOL
(2-5yrs)
Visit: 144 Oenoke Ridge

Phone: 203.966.9577 x1016

2018 Open Houses:
Tues, Nov. 13 | 10am or 7:30pm
Wed, Nov. 28 | 10am or 7:30pm
Please RSVP: mkay@newcanaannature.org

 

PLAYLAND NURSERY SCHOOL
(2-5yrs)
Visit: 802 Ponus Ridge
Phone: 203.966.2937

Personal tours offered by appointment:
Kathy@campplayland.com

 

ST. MARKS PRESCHOOL
(2-4yrs)
Visit: 111 Oenoke Ridge
Phone: 203.972.7888

 

TODDLERTIME NURSERY
(18mos-5yrs)
Visit: 23 Park Street
(In the Congregational Church)

Phone: 203.972.3111

2018 Open Houses:
Wed, Nov. 14 | 9:15am or 7pm
Wed, Dec. 5 | 9:15am

 

UNITED METHODIST PRESCHOOL
(2-5yrs)
Visit: 165 South Avenue
Phone: 203.966.3176

2018/19 Open Houses:
Mon, Nov. 5 or 1st Tuesday of every month or by appointment.

 

PRESCHOOLS THAT START AT 3yrs

 

(3yrs-9th Grade)
Visit: 635 Frogtown Road
Phone: 203.972.0771

2018-2019 Admission Events:

Early Childhood Close-up
(ages 3-5)
Thurs, Oct. 11, Nov. 1,  Dec. 6, 2018 | 9:30-10:30am

Coffee in the Commons:
Information Sessions & Campus Tours (Drop-ins welcome)

9am | Thurs, Oct. 11, 18, 25, 2018; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29, 2018; Dec. 6, 13, 20, 2018; Jan. 10, 17, 2019

 

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN NURSERY
(3-5yrs)
Visit: 178 Oenoke Ridge
Phone: 203.966.5234

Individual tours are ongoing

 

NEW CANAAN COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL
(3-5yrs)
Visit: 77 Old Norwalk Rd

Phone: 203.966.3010

Individual tours are ongoing

 

NEW CANAAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS PRESCHOOL
(3-5yrs)
Visit: 769 Ponus Ridge Road
(West School)

Phone: 203.594.4598

Individual tours are ongoing

 

PRESCHOOL/DAY CAR
(FULL DAY)

 

DAY CARE CENTER OF NEW CANAAN
(3-5yrs)
Visit: 156 South Avenue
Phone: 203.966.9247

 

RAINBOW STATION PRESCHOOL, YMCA
(6wks-5yrs)
Visit: 564 South Avenue
Phone: 203.966.4528

 

THE TOT’S SPOT
(15mos-5yrs)
Visit: 87 Old Stamford Road
Phone: 203.972.3161

 

TODDLER ENRICHMENT

 

NCHS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM
(2 & 3yrs)
Visit: 11 Farm Road
(at NCHS, through bus entrance)
Contact Miss Donna/Miss Cheryl: nchspreschoolprogram@ncps-k12.org

 

KELLEE’S KIDS

 

TODDLERTIME ENRICHMENT CLASSES

 

NEARBY

 

(2.5-6yrs)
Visit: 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton
Phone: 203.762.8500

2018 Open House:
 Wed, October 24th | 7:30pm

You may also schedule a 9:30am classroom observation M-F

Email Sara Flanagan to RSVP for the Open House
or to schedule an observation

 

CONNECTICUT FRIENDS SCHOOL
(2-4yrs)
Visit: 317 New Canaan Rd (Rte 106), Wilton
Phone: 203.762.9860

Individual tours are ongoing

 

 

Featured

PUBLIC SCHOOLS, PLUS BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

DARIEN

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
(K-5)

 

HINDLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
Visit: 10 Nearwater Lane Darien
Phone: 203.655.1323

HOLMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
Visit: 18 Hoyt Street Darien
Phone: 203.353.4371

OX RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
Visit: 395 Mansfield Avenue
Phone: 203.655.2579

ROYLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
Visit: 133 Mansfield Avenue
Phone: 203.655.0044

TOKENEKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
Visit: 7 Old Farm Road
Phone: 203.655.9666

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL
(6-8)

 

MIDDLESEX MIDDLE SCHOOL 
Visit: 204 Hollow Tree Ridge Road
Phone: 203.655.2518

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

HIGHSCHOOL
(9-12)

 

DARIEN HIGH SCHOOL
Visit: 80 High School Lane
Phone: 203.655.3981

 

NEW CANAAN

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
(K-4)

 

EAST SCHOOL 
Visit: 54 Little Brook Rd
Phone: 203.594.4200

SOUTH SCHOOL 
Visit: 8 Farm Rd
Phone: 203.594.4300

WEST SCHOOL 
Visit: 769 Ponus Ridge Rd
Phone: 203.594.4400

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
FALL
| WINTER

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL
(5-8)

 

SAXE 
Visit: 468 South Ave
Phone: 203.594.4500

 

HIGHSCHOOL
(9-12)

 

NEW CANAAN HIGH SCHOOL
(NCHS)
Visit: 11 Farm Road
Phone: 203.594.4600

 

SPECIALIZED EDUCATION

DARIEN

 

EARLY LEARNING PROGRAM
(ELP)
Darien Public School

PUBLIC SCHOOL
Special Education Department
Visit: 35 Leroy Avenue
Phone: 203.656.7400

DARIEN YMCA
Go to Programs/Special Needs
Visit: 2420 Post Road
Phone: 203.655.8228

NEW CANAAN

 

PUBLIC SCHOOL
Special Education Department
Visit: 39 Locust Avenue
Phone: 203.594.4020

ARTS FOR HEALING
Visit: 24 Grove St.
Phone: 203.972.2982

NEW CANAAN MOUNTED TROOP
Super Troopers Program
Visit: 22 Carter Street
Phone: 203.966.0634

NEW CANAAN YMCA
YSN Special Needs
Youth Development Programs
Visit: 564 South Avenue
Phone: 203.920.1656

 

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

NEW CANAAN

 

(3yrs-9th Grade)
Visit: 635 Frogtown Road
Phone: 203.501.5608

2018-2019 Admission Events:
Early Childhood Close-up
(ages 3-5)
Thurs, Oct. 11, Nov. 1,  Dec. 6 | 9:30-10:30am

Lower School Close-up
(Grades 1-4)
Thurs, Oct. 18, Nov. 8, Dec. 13 | 9:30-10:30am

Middle School Open House
Wed, Nov. 14 | 6:30-8pm
Middle School Close-Up

Thurs, Nov. 29 | 9:30-10:30am

Coffee in the Commons: Information Sessions & Campus Tours (Drop-ins welcome)
9am | Thurs, Oct. 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29; Dec. 6, 13, 20; Jan. 10, 17

 

ST. ALOYSIUS SCHOOL
(K-8th)
Visit: 33 South Ave
Phone: 203.972.6960

2018 Open House:
Sun, Oct. 14 | 11:30-1pm

 

ST. LUKE’S SCHOOL
(5th-12th)
Visit: 377 N Wilton Rd
Phone: 203.966.5192

2018 Admissions Events:

Middle School Admissions
Sun, Oct. 21 | 12-2pm

Upper School Admissions
Sun, Oct. 28 | 12-2pm

 

NEARBY

 

GREENWICH

 

(18mos-8th Grade)
Visit: 969 Lake Avenue, Greenwich
Phone: 203.869.8464

2018 Open Houses:

All School Open House:
Sun, Nov. 4 | 1pm

Early Childhood Exploration:
Tues, Oct. 2 | Thursday, October 18 | 9:30am

 

BRUNSWICK SCHOOL
(PreK-12th Grade, all boys)
Visit Pre School: 116 Maple Avenue
Visit Lower & Middle Schools: 1252 King Street
Upper School: 100 Maher Avenue
Phone: 203.625.5800

 

GREENWICH ACADEMY
(PreK-12th Grade, all girls)
Visit: 200 North Maple Avenue
Phone: 203.625.8900

 

GREENWICH COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

Nursery – 12th Grade

Greenwich Country Day School is a co-ed, independent Nursery – Grade 12 college preparatory day school in Greenwich, CT that graduates ethical, confident learners and leaders with a strong sense of purpose––ready to embrace opportunities and challenges in a world of rapid change.

Visit: 401 Old Church Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

www.gcds.net

Call Admissions at 203.863.5610 or visit www.gcds.net/admissions/visit/tour to schedule a tour.

2018 Open House, Sunday, October 21 at 1pm

 

SACRED HEART GREENWICH
(K-12th Grade)
Visit: 1177 King Street
Phone: 203.531.6500

 

FAIRFIELD

 

FAIRFIELD PREP
(K-12th Grade, all boys)
Visit: 1073 North Benson Road
Phone: 203.254.4200

 

FAIRFIELD COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
(K-9th Grade, all boys)
Visit: 2970 Bronson Road
Phone: 203.259.2723

 

STAMFORD

 

(18mos-8th Grade)
Visit: 1450 Newfield Avenue, Stamford
Phone: 203.322.3496

2018 Open Houses:
Middle & Upper School (incoming Grades 6-11):
Sun, Oct. 14, 2018 | 1-4pm

Lower School (incoming Grades PreK-5th):
Sun, Nov. 4, 2018 | 1-4pm

 

THE CHILDREN’S SCHOOL
(3-8yrs)
Visit: 118 Scofieldtown Road
Phone: 203.329.8815

2018 Open Houses
Friday, November 2 | 9am
Tuesday, November 20 | 9am

 

WESTPORT

 

Greens Farms Academy (GFA) engages students as partners in an innovative, inclusive, and globally minded community to prepare them for a life of purpose. For almost a century, GFA has been building a brighter world and we cannot wait to show you how.

Greens Farms Academy
(PreK – 12)
35 Beachside Avenue
Westport, CT 06880

Call Admissions at 203.256.7514 or visit gfacademy.org/admission to schedule a tour. 

Join us for an Open House event this fall with the outstanding educators that spark joy in every classroom and empower students to take intellectual risks in nurturing and student-centered environment.

Grades PreK – 4: Wednesday, November 7 at 8:30am and Tuesday, December 4 at 8:30am. Parents Only please!

Grades 5-12: Thursday, October 25 at 7 pm
RSVP Today!

 

SEMESTER AWAY

 

Semester away for high achieving middle schoolers
Visit: 253 Bushy Hill Rd, Ivoryton, CT
Phone: 860.767.0848 x 116

 

NEW YORK

 

RYE COUNTRY DAY
(PreK-12th Grade)
Visit: 3 Cedar Street, Rye
Phone: 914.967.1417

 

RIPPOWAM CISQUA SCHOOL
Lower Campus (PreK-4th):
Visit: 325 West Patent Rd, Mount Kisco
Phone: 914.244.1200

Open House for fall ’19 School Year:
Thursday, October 25 | 6:00-7:30pm

All School (PreK-9th):
Visit: 439 Cantitoe St, Bedford
Phone: 914.244.1250

Open House for fall ’19 School Year:
Saturday, November 17 | 9:00-11:30am

 

 

Featured

TUTORING

DARIEN

 

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
Visit: 883 Boston Post Road
Phone: 203.421.5500

KUMON
Visit: 899 Boston Post Road
Phone: 203.202.8045

LINDA MOOD-BELL
Visit: 1574 Post Road
Phone: 203.656.0771

MATHNASIUM
Visit: 15 Corbin Drive
Phone: 203.655.6284

 

NEW CANAAN

 

TEACHERS WHO TUTOR
Find the perfect tutor
Phone: 203.344.0193

 

NEARBY

 

 

TUTOR RECOMMENDATIONS FROM LOCAL MOMS!

– Please ask for references or use references listed

 

GEORGIA LEHNERT
French tutor, fully bilingual. Grew up in France and has a law degree and a business degree from universities in Paris. She worked for 17 years in marketing at Johnson & Johnson in New Jersey, where she ran business meetings in French and in English. Interested in helping local teens achieve academic success, meet their test prep goals or just become more conversational. She will help them with pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing. She can also help them prepare for the AP exam. Also looking to help adults who want to brush up on their French, business people who want to feel more comfortable holding a conversation or a meeting in French, or small groups of French enthusiasts who want to improve their conversation skills in a relaxed and supportive environment.

908.451.6150
Email: georgialehnert@gmail.com

 

JACKY KOCH
Elementary Grades K-6th. Reading, writing, spelling, math, homework help, enrichment, test taking strategies, book clubs. NY/CT elementary school teacher: Childhood Education Certification (1-6), Special Education Certification (1-6), Literaracy and Reading Certification (B-6), 5 years of teaching experience.

Email: jackykoch26@gmail.com

 

MARIAN WRIGHT
Child Learning Specialist
New Canaan/Wilton
203.762.9046

One-on-one personal tutor for K-12 students. Marian identifies each student’s strengths and weakness in learning and works one-on-one in developing the necessary tools and skills to excel in class as well as with SAT and college prep.

Reference: mary.beaudry@gmail.com

 

REBECCA MAZUR
3rd year dental student at Columbia University. Tutors Math, Science, and Chemistry

Email: ram2252@cumc.columbia.edu

 

SALLY McCAULEY
Fairfield County grade school teacher and reading specialist, tutors children ages 3 – 12 with a creative and engaging approach that helps transform reluctant, struggling readers into eager, confident ones. By targeting specific skills and focusing learning on children’s passions, Sally provides a warm, upbeat atmosphere in which kids feel excited to learn and proud of their accomplishments. Sally works with children 1-1 in their homes and local libraries.

Email: readyforschoolct@gmail.com

Phone: 203.260.9073

Reference: Pam Peterson ppetersonllc@aol.com

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