Get Ready for Kindergarten!

Brought to you by Parkway Parents as Teachers

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This interactive Kindergarten Guide was created by Parkway Parents as Teachers’ Staff to give parents information about Kindergarten readiness. The guide includes links to age-appropriate milestones information, working through emotions and parent-child activities to increase specific skills. Included is a library with links to video books about Kindergarten. We hope you enjoy this guide and this special time in your child’s life! The link is on the PAT webpage of the Early Childhood website or Click Here

The Wonderful World of Kindergarten

The "Wonderful World of Kindergarten" webinar is an excellent opportunity for Parkway parents to learn more about Kindergarten and:
  • What is REALLY expected of children entering Kindergarten?
  • What happens on a typical day?
  • How to help prepare your child
  • How and when to register

Presented by staff members of Parkway Early Childhood and Parkway Kindergarten teachers.

Click here for the recorded Webinar “The Wonderful World of Kindergarten”

Visit Your Elementary School

  • FREE event for 2023-24 Parkway Kindergartners & their parents/guardians at their Parkway elementary school of Kindergarten attendance
  • Tour your Parkway elementary school and learn more about it.
  • Help your child become acquainted with their new school.
  • Parents as Teachers Parent Educators will be present to greet you & your child
  • Parkway Schools Attendance Boundaries


Date: 1/19/2023 9:30-10:30 am

Location: Your Parkway Elementary School of Kindergarten attendance.

Registration Required

Families of a Student With an IEP...

Please register your 2023-24 Parkway kindergartener ASAP to ensure a smooth IEP transition process for kindergarten! Please follow the steps on the Parkway District website to register: https://www.parkwayschools.net/Page/1950
Children will have the opportunity to become familiar with the Kindergarten experience through activities that will promote the development of literacy, math, art and music abilities, as well as social and fine motor skills. Classroom and school routines will also be addressed in order to help students make a smooth transition.

Registration starts FEBRUARY 5!

Kindergarten Screening

Each elementary school conducts its own Kindergarten screening, not Parkway Early Childhood. Your elementary school will provide more information regarding its process.

Click here for Elementary Maps & Boundaries

Adventure Club

Adventure Club offers Before & After Care, holiday and Non-school Day Care for elementary school children. Registration Dates for 2023 will be announced after the first of the year.

Click for more information and rates