Bridges to Kinder

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Our Mission

Bridges to Kinder Pre-K/Preschool provides early childhood education that includes fundamental parent education coursework and instruction.  We are dedicated to helping each child develop to his or her full potential socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically, within a safe, structured and stimulating learning environment.  In addition, by providing the opportunity for observation and hands on experience, parents gain knowledge of child development theory in action and discover new strategies for increasing their child’s self-esteem, cooperation and problem solving skills, thereby supporting their child to become more successful learners.  Our program encourages and supports parents and children to learn, grow and have fun together.

Who We Are

We exist to raise joyful, engaged learners who are committed to their own growth and the betterment of the world.  Bridges to Kinder is dedicated to building strong relationships among educators, families and students. These relationships help us forge a loving community based on respect, kindness and the desire for mutual growth. Bridges to Kinder strengthens the skills and community of its parents and students offering regular parenting classes.


Bridges to Kinder Parent and Early Childhood Education Program.  Our non-profit, State Licensed Program serves parents, along with their children aged 2 years 9 months until entry into kindergarten.  The school is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of Bridges to Kinder parents, staff, and members from the Santa Cruz community. With teacher/student classroom ratios of 1:8 and field trip ratios of 1:5.

Bridges to Kinder can be reached by calling (831)- 429-3878 ext. 206

Bridges to Kinder Parent and Early Childhood Education Program (License # 444412156)
is licensed by and accountable to the:
State Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing
2580 North First Street Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95131
Phone (408) 324-2148
FAX (408) 324-2160

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