Sunshine Kids PreschoolColumbia Gorge Education Service District (Columbia Gorge ESD) runs the Sunshine Kids Preschool in The Dalles, Oregon. They provide several preschool classrooms for children in the community. Students enrolled in the Early Childhood Special Education program are welcome to attend.Sunshine Kids Preschool is:
Kelley Barr and Sheree LaDouceur share duties as the classroom teachers for three of the four classrooms, along with a minimum of 1 para-educator. Heather Anderson teaches the fourth classroom with 2 para-educators. This ratio provides the support needed to help children learn the routines of the class and provide more opportunities to work on their individual goals.Classroom options are:Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday mornings 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for 4 & 5 year oldsMonday/Tuesday/Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. for 4 & 5 year oldsTuesday & Thursday afternoons from 12:30 to 3:30 for 3 & 4 year oldsThursday & Friday mornings from 8:30 to 11:30 for 3 & 4 year oldsTransportation is available for Early Childhood Special Education students attending the morning classes from North Wasco County School District.To find out what's happening at Sunshine Kids Preschool check out our facebook page:More information about our preschool can be found in our parent handbook: Sunshine Kids Preschool Parent Handbook
- An educational program for all children which meets state guidelines for school readiness
- An evidence-based, academic & developmentally appropriate program using licensed staff
- A program which serves both preschool and prekindergarten children
- A program which supports parents and families
- A program which provides an enjoyable and fun learning environment
ANNOUNCEMENTThe law states we must have a copy of your child's immunization records before he or she can begin attending our preschool. There is no grace period. You can bring a copy of your child's immunization records to the office and somebody will make a copy and return your records to you immediately; or, you can contact your doctor or the health department and request they fax a copy to us. Please allow time for them to process your request.The fax number is: 541-296-3451Thank you!