2018 Kindergarten Readiness Workshops

Posted on October 30th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 Kindergarten Readiness Workshops to learn about the skills 3 and 4 year olds should be working on to prepare for kindergarten in the Fall of 2019.

Learn more about the Kindergarten options, registration process and schedule.

Unsure when to register your child for preschool or kindergarten?  Check out this When to Start chart by birth year.


Presentation Materials:

ECCS introduction slides

Presented by Joanne Kelleher.

Development Skills – 10/24/18

Presented by Assistant Superintendent Steve Madancy and Kindergarten Teacher Rosemary Risser.

Math/Numeracy – 10/17/18

Presented by Amy Zappone, Southington Public Schools Math Coordinator.

Language Arts – 10/10/18

Presented by Stephanie Lawlor, Southington Public Schools Literacy Coordinator.

Fine Motor Readiness for Kindergarten – 4/28/2018

Presented by Sue Spatafore, an Occupational Therapist for the Southington Public Schools.

Thank you to the staff of the Southington Public Schools for presenting and to the YMCA Learning Center for hosting.


Other Resources:

Getting Your Child Ready For Kindergarten

Southington Public Library’s “Suggested Reading for Children Entering Kindergarten” 


This workshop series was a part of the ECCS’s “Kindergarten Readiness for Southington’s Young Children” initiative funded by the Bristol Brass General Grant Fund and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation.