Starting 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.


Remove Shame & Discover Joy in Family Life, with Betty Peralta, MIT, MSc

Mon, Dec 6, 2021, 4pm-5pm PT

Removing shame from your family's interactions frees you up for joy. Learn how to forgive and support yourself and others you love.

This presentation will give you tools to change your shame response, whether that be toward yourself, child(ren), or your partner. Transform the behaviors you are not proud of and teach children more effective ways to resolve their challenges.


3 Keys to Creating Smoothly-Running Family Routines, with Vanessa Callaghan

Tue, Nov 9, 2021, 4pm-5:30pm PT

Learn how to set up routines that practically run themselves, so that everyone can enjoy more time to relax, connect, and enjoy daily life.

Parents often say that one of the hardest parts of raising children is when morning and bed-time routines leave them feeling rushed and exhausted by the end of the day... especially in challenging times!


Having and Handling Big Emotions, with Betty Peralta MIT, MSc, IMH-E® (III)

Mon, October 18, 2021, 4pm-5pm PT

Most of us struggle with keeping our cool when our kids can't. Join us to learn how to use big emotions to connect instead of alienate.


A Healthy and Guilt-Free Guide to Parenting Kids & Screens

Tue, June 1, 2021, 4pm-5:30pm PT

Learn effective strategies for managing screen time & supporting optimal brain development in children, with parenting expert Jane Schmidt.

Do you ever wonder how much screen time is too much for your child? Could you use more tips and tools on how to create boundaries for you and your family’s use of screens? Are you concerned about all the screen time your kids got during the pandemic? If your an ...


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