Parenting The Preschooler: Child Development and Guidance

Come explore the wonder and excitement of preschool at Castro Valley Parent Nursery School (CVPNS). For 2019-2020 enrollment, or to be placed on the waiting list, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For 70 years CVPNS has been providing families with multi-level learning experiences that stimulate and enrich parenting skills while supporting the development and self-worth of children. This play-based learning program fosters exploration, resourcefulness, and critical thinking skills. The environment and program content is designed to foster cooperation, friendships and community involvement.

The guiding philosophy of CVPNS are “the Four R’s”: helping parents and children be Responsible, Respectful, Resourceful, and Resilient. CVPNS also embraces the four R’s for our environment: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot (composting). CVPNS is committed to green practices and is 4R certified, protecting the health of preschoolers and the planet.

Our program is open to parents and their children who turn three or four on or before Dec. 2. To schedule a tour, learn about the program, enrollment, or start dates, please visit the website or email our membership coordinators: or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

3657 Christensen Lane
Castro Valley, CA

Tuition of $250/mo. is payable to Castro Valley Parent Nursery School. $52 one-time fingerprinting fee per adult “working” in the classroom payable in cash or by credit or debit card to CVACE.

Meets first Wednesday of each month.

Orientation is held in August onsite at CVPNS.

*Class Held At: Castro Valley Adult and Career Education, 4430 Alma Ave., Castro Valley, CA
  • Day(s): Wednesday
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
  • Location: Room 10*
  • Fees: $250/mo
  • To Register: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Castro Valley Adult and Career Education

Serving the community since 1969

4430 Alma Avenue
Castro Valley, CA 94546
P: 510-886-1000
F: 510-537-8537
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CVUSD is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment and bullying based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Violations of this policy should be reported immediately to the site administrator(s) at District Schools. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Student Services, 4400 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley CA 94546, 510-537-3000 x 1257