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2022-2023 Bellevue Discovery

Parent Education Program

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

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

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The Kindergarten Admissions Process, Gifted Programs & IQ Testing

 

Your goal is to find a school that will help your child develop their love for learning. What is the admissions process for independent schools? How does IQ testing work?

This event is for Bellevue Discovery Families only.

 

Sunday, October 9 2022

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.

This event is for Bellevue Discovery Families only.

Sunday, November 6 2022

Writing School Applications
 

How do you let a school know your child and family would be a great fit for their community? We will also discuss parent and child visits, and the process of kindergarten admissions notifications.


This event is for Bellevue Discovery Families only.

December 2022

Alumni Parent Panel

 

Join Erica Goodman and BD alumni parents to hear what they enjoy and wish were different at the schools teir children attend. Last year's panel included BD parents whose children are now in public school gifted programs, Bush, Evergreen, Open Window and Seattle Country Day.
 

This event is for Bellevue Discovery Families only.

Thursday, February 9, 2023

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."

Open to the public: Register here

Monday, March 20, 2023

   

Kindergarten Admissions Q&A
 

Local independent schools will notify families about kindergarten admissions the week before we meet. Join us to discuss next steps. Dragonflies parents will share tips with Grasshopper parents.
 

This event is for Bellevue Discovery Families only.