2020-2021 Bellevue Discovery

Parent Education Program

With Ren Cedar Fuller, Bellevue Discovery's founder & education consultant

Adults only  ~  Registration required  ~ Many seminars are open to the pubic

April 2021

Learning to Read,

Learning to Write


7-8pm, Wed., April 21

Open to the public 

 Register HERE

Learn how young children grow as readers and writers

and how you can encourage that growth at home. 

You will gain practical strategies for supporting

your child's literacy, and be introduced to some outstanding children's books.

June 2021

Designing a

Summer Inquiry Project

for Your Child


2-3pm, Wednesday, June 27

Bellevue Discovery parents only

(including our 2021-2022 families)


The process, benefits & challenges of Inquiry Learning

Creating a home culture of inquiry

Valuing downtime and tinkering 

Helping your child pursue a passion

Framing an Inquiry Project

August 2020

Helping Children Thrive

on the First Day of School

Learn effective strategies to help your child thrive when they start preschool or kindergarten.

 Learn how you can support your child’s growing independence, executive function skills and school readiness - online and in class.

November 2020


Educational Philosophies


Understanding a school’s educational approach will help you see beyond a label (public, Common Core,

Montessori, faith-based, gifted, etc.) 

 to what your child’s learning experience would truly be 

February 2021


Your Child's Temperament


Knowing how your child gathers energy,

relates to the surrounding environment,

and processes new learning is the key to determining 

 the kind of school that will help your child thrive 

September 2020

The Kindergarten Admissions Process & IQ Testing


Your goal is to find a school that is a good match for

your child, that will help your child develop their love

for learning. What is the admissions process for independent schools, and how does IQ testing work?

October 2020

Local Gifted Programs

& Writing School Applications

What are the gifted education options in Seattle and Eastside public and independent schools?

How do you let a school know your child and family would be a great fit for their community? 

December 2020


Alumni Parent Panel

Join our alumni parents as they talk about what they enjoy and

wish were different at the schools their children attend. 

This year's panel includes BD parents whose children are now in public school gifted programs, Bush, Evergreen,

Open Window, and Seattle Country Day


March 2021


Kindergarten Admissions Q&A


Join Ren and our pre-Kindergarten parents to talk about the admissions process and how Bellevue Discovery parents made decisions while choosing a kindergarten for their child

January 2021

Raising Young  Gifted Children


Learn about the joys and challenges of raising young highly capable children; as Barbara Klein wrote in Raising Gifted Kids,  "You need to get the right owner's manual for parenting gifted children.  You've got a different model of child from most parents."

March 2021


Building Executive Function Skills

We want our children to learn the self-management skills

that will help them work toward their goals.

How can we help our children gain the "tools of the mind"

they need to live up to their potential?

We Celebrate Diversity!

Bellevue Discovery does not discriminate on the basis of

ethnic background, family composition, gender or gender identity, nationality, physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation or

other legally protected status in admission of qualified students, administration of educational programs, hiring and employment.

We believe diversity enriches learning and therefore seek to

promote and celebrate diversity at Bellevue Discovery.

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15600 NE 8th Street, Ste. B1-747, Bellevue, WA 98008

Physical Address

15749 NE 4th Street, Bellevue

2 blocks from Crossroads Mall

Contact Us:

(425) 223-5193


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