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Traci Peterson
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STEAM Preschool Open Houses!
   PUSD's STEAM Preschool will be OPENING on Monday, January 4, 2016! The STEAM Preschool is a progressive, ground-breaking program that uses the STEAM concepts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) in all areas of our curriculum.  This inclu...
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Licensing Application COMPLETED!
For those of you that don't know, this is a HUGE accomplishment for us!  This packet has taken months to complete and it took a lot of people to help get all of the information that we needed.  We should be hearing from our Licensing Analyst very soon about...
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Welcome, Shannon!
The Pleasanton Unified School District would like to welcome Shannon Colacchia as the  STEAM Preschool Lead!  Shannon comes to us with a history of Early Childhood Education in her family.  She was raised with the practices and principals that will be used ...
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Kids Learn through Play? Are you sure....?
In preparation for the opening of the STEAM Preschool, I have come across many articles that support the philosophy that will be implemented - open-ended, child-directed, project-based, creative exploration and discovery.  Children having FUN!  Not only tha...
Kids Learn through Play? Are you sure....?
Kids Learn through Play? Are you sure....?
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And the walls came tumblin' down.....!
Check out the latest renovation at the STEAM Preschool!  Getting excited... BEFORE    AFTER
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Visit to the Austin STEM Academy in Texas!
Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of visiting the Austin STEM Academy for preschools in Austin, Texas.  Gina Morales is the owner and director, and she has such a great vision!  It is her hope to eventually open an Elementary STEM school for students i...
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Painting at the STEAM Preschool!
Building modifications have begun!  The inside of the building is in the process of being painted, and the outside is being prepped for a spray painting on Monday, June 22nd!  Check out the before and after pictures - what a difference a coat of paint makes...
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Harker Preschool Visit
While researching other Preschool programs that integrate STEM or STEAM into their curriculum, we found the Harker Preschool in San Jose and went for a visit! They have a beautiful campus on Union Avenue with four "specialty classes" that support their prog...
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Our latest STEAM Preschool event was the 15th Annual Tri-Valley Preschool Fair presented by Child Care Links and the City of Dublin!  It was a day of meeting families and networking with other providers in our area.  Free pizza was provided for all of the f...
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Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Tradeshow Mixer!
We were very fortunate to be able to participate in the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce's Spring Tradeshow Mixer at the Ruby Hills Country Club on Wednesday, May 13th from 5:00-7:00pm.  Many local business owners from Pleasanton were at the event and it was ...
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