For more than 50 years, Shoreline Cooperative Preschool has been a community- and family-oriented preschool providing a place for kids and parents to learn and grow together with warmth and respect.
We are play-based; we believe children learn best when they create, explore, build, make believe, and problem solve using real, diverse materials.We practice positive discipline, look for the good in each other, and work to grow cooperation, respect, kindness, and curiosity. Many parents participate daily, so our environment is language rich. Our supportive environment keeps families coming back year after year.
To reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19, all SCP families must read, sign, and abide by our COVID-19 Protocol and Community Standards.
All children and caregivers attending preschool’s optional outdoor time are cohorted into small groups of families. Masks are required for everyone age 5+ years old, and are strongly encouraged for children 2-4 years old. Families use a contactless sign-in system that includes signing a confirmation that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19 (for students and adult caregivers). Everyone must have their temperature checked upon arrival, and use the handwashing station prior to beginning play time. Hand sanitizer is also available for use at any time. Social distancing is encouraged, and all toys and equipment are cleaned with sanitizer prior to the end of class.
Adventurer families and families in other classes who chose to participate in the remote-only small groups may sign up for individual family time slots for private use of the outdoor playground.
Please contact the Registrar if you have more questions about our COVID-19 policies, or if you would like to see our full COVID-19 Protocol and/or Community Standards.
The Shoreline Cooperative Preschool is a community and family oriented secular cooperative preschool that provides educational resources for children and caregivers to learn and play together. We provide children with a developmentally appropriate learning environment while parents/caregivers receive parent education instruction from Shoreline Community College faculty at our preschool. We welcome students of all backgrounds and strive to create an equitable and accessible environment for families of any structure to grow, learn, and participate. Our vision is to be a supportive home for building relationships and meeting the social and developmental needs of our children and their families.
Shoreline Cooperative Preschool Anti-Bias/Anti-Racism (ABAR) Policy
We at Shoreline Cooperative Preschool recognize that biases for or against racial/ethnic backgrounds, culture, language, gender expression, sexual orientation, family structure, cognitive or physical ability, economic class, immigration status, and religion affect how every person (staff, parent, child) experience privilege and oppression. We are committed to broadening representation in classroom media (art, play, reading, and music), and continual self reflection and admission of bias with intention to grow and change for a more equitable learning environment. We also recognize that understanding, acknowledging and working to eliminate biases and oppression is a perpetual learning process for us all. Different people can be at different stages in the learning process, and as a community create opportunities for learning and assist each other in the learning process. We are dedicated to integrating ongoing ABAR education at all levels of the school community. We are committed, collectively and individually, to actively support community efforts to overcome oppression and establish justice.