Tools for Success: Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Kindergarten is a new (and exciting) chapter in a child’s life! Spend the morning online with us learning how to encourage your child’s physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth at home. Bear Creek's V.P. for Academic Affairs Karen Blankenbeckler will also show you how to identify various factors that indicate kindergarten-readiness. Intended audience: parents with children in preschool.

Wednesday, January 26
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Karen Blankenbeckler is one of the founding members of Bear Creek’s teaching faculty and as the V.P. for Academic Affairs oversees the academic program from preschool through grade 12. She has served for 30-plus years in steadfast leadership and has made major contributions to the development and success of the curricular and co-curricular programs at Bear Creek. She holds a B.S. Elementary Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Development from Oregon State University and an M.A. Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley University.