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  • By Liana Grey
  • Posted Aug 30, 2022

Types of Preschools

Types of preschools; whether Reggio Emilia, Montessori, Cooperative, Nature-based, or a combination, choosing the right type for your community is an important first step in starting a preschool


Preschool classroom makeover
  • By Liana Grey
  • Posted Aug 17, 2022

Preschool Classroom Makeover (for under $500!)

Planning a preschool classroom makeover before students return this fall? We have some tips!


Kids in Nature Preschool

How to Start a Nature Preschool

If you’re thinking of launching a nature preschool, now is the time. Demand for quality outdoor early childhood education is soaring! This guide walks you through, step by step, how to start a nature preschool, and includes a number of valuable resources.


mini case study oak leaf cooperative preschool

Launching an Enrichment Program: A Mini Case Study

A mini case-study about launching an enrichment program at Oak Leaf Cooperative Preschool


How to Start a Preschool

How to Start a Preschool

Starting a preschool? Thinking about it? This is a step-by-step guide for methodically starting a preschool


3 Essential Ways to Boost Emotional Intelligence in Young Children

Mon, May 9, 2022, 6:30pm-8:00pm PT

Learn how to BOOST your child’s EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE while supporting their overall social and emotional growth.

This training will give you tools that can be applied to tough parenting moments at any age while helping you build more intimacy, respect, resilience, and trust in your relationships.


  • Posted Apr 5, 2022

Annual Letter to our Stakeholders

Thank you for being a Stakeholder of Jovial. As a Stakeholder, you benefit by having access to preschool management software, with support, along with a vibrant nationwide community of preschools. Read our full Annual Letter to our Stakeholders.


Lets Talk About Gender Justice

Mon, April 4, 2022, 4:30pm-6:00pm PT

This workshop will explore ways to communicate with children around topics of gender stereotypes and oppression.

Children are socialized early to understand social roles and identities which are influenced by cultural and interpersonal messages. Through regular conversations, families and educators can counter these messages and empower children to construct less restrictive narratives and challeng ...


Implementing Anti-Bias Education at School and at Home - PAC Winter Lecture

Mon, Feb 28, 2022, 7pm-8:30pm PT

Please join us for a panel discussion on how to implement anti-bias education at school & at home, with expert early childhood educators.

How do we teach our children to feel pride in their identities, embrace diversity, recognize unfairness, and act toward justice? These are the goals of anti-bias education. As adults in the lives of children, we have the opportunity to respond to children's quest ...


5 Kind and Clever Ways to MOTIVATE Kids… with less rewards and punishments

Sat, Jan 22, 2022, 10am-11:30am PT

Ready to get on the same page about daily routines, expectations, and requests? Learn how to boost your kids’ motivation with proven tools.

Join fellow parents, caregivers, educators, and parent coach Vanessa Callaghan, MED., as we connect, exchange ideas, and learn strategies that we can all use right away.


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