Parent Program

By working with their child in the school parents gain a heightened understanding of their child's world and an enhanced parent child relationship. Parents acquire additional skills and strategies through the education component of the co-op school approach. Parents gain a natural support group of other involved parents who have similarly aged children.


Click here for more information about our affiliation with Olympic College.


Parent Obligations

In order to facilitate the "cooperative" aspect of our preschool families commit to: 

  • Assisting in the classroom 3 to five times a month (varies based on classroom enrollment). Classroom jobs rotate and are listed below.

  • Attending our monthly parent education class.

  • Holding a volunteer position outside of the classroom. This obligation is vital to the success of our co-op.

  • Bringing a nutritious snack on their snack day. Our school is nut-free and other restrictions may be added dependent on students' needs.  

  • Participating in school fundraisers.

Classroom Jobs

Art Parent

  • faciliate art project of the day

  • label projects, clean up, put away tools

  • assist/participate with group time or teacher-directed activities

Snack Parent

  • wipe tables & chairs before preparing and serving snack

  • student will assist with table setting, wash dishes after snack is over

  • be conscientious of allergies and/or food prefereneces in the class

Play Parent

  • assist children during general playtime

  • maintain "free paint" easel area

  • assist/supervise during outdoor activities

  • ensure clean up of spills/vaccum classroom


Interested in buying some books for your little one while also supporting our school?

Click Here to go to Scholastic's web site and select "Connect to Teacher" and enter the Poulsbo Cooperative Preschool code: JLMJX. 

Seeds of Change: Watch us Grow
Date and time is TBD
Sons of Norway,
18891 Front St NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370, USA