Education & Preschool Guide - 2017

The ‘Go-To’ Guide For Parents Looking For Preschool, Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Private Schools, Post-Secondary, Tutoring And Language, Special-Needs And Home School Resources For Their Children.

SCHOOL BOARDS

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION (CBE)

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7955

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

The Calgary Board of Education is the public school board in Calgary, proudly serving almost 119,000 students in over 235 schools. We believe every one of our students is unique and personalized learning is the key to their success. From Kindergarten to Grade 12, we have more programs than anyone else in Calgary, including community schools, language programs, and a variety of programs in the arts, Montessori, science, sports, and more. Come learn with us!

CALGARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT (CCSD)

Address: 1000, 5 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-500-2000

Website: http://cssd.ab.ca

The Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) is the largest Catholic school district in Alberta, serving more than 55,000 students in 109 schools located in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere, and Rocky View County. CCSD educates and empowers students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 through its mission of Living and Learning in our Catholic Faith.

CONSEIL SCOLAIRE FRANCOSUD

Phone: 403-686-6998

Website: http://francosud.ca

Phone: 1-877-245-7686

FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIVISION

Phone: 403-652-3001

Website: http://fsd38.ab.ca

Phone: 403-938-6436

ROCKY VIEW SCHOOLS

Phone: 403-945-4000

Website: http://rockyview.ab.ca

ALBERTA POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS

ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN (ACAD)

Phone: 403-284-7600

Website: http://acad.ca

AMBROSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Phone: 403-410-2000

Website: http://ambrose.edu

ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY

Phone: 1-800-788-9041

Website: http://athabascau.ca

BOW VALLEY COLLEGE

Phone: 403-410-1400

Website: http://bowvalleycollege.ca

Phone: 1-866-428-2669

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY

Phone: 403-440-6111

Website: http://mtroyal.ca

OLDS COLLEGE - CALGARY CAMPUS

Phone: 403-697-6130

Website: http://oldscollege.ca

Phone: 1-800-661-6537

SAIT POLYTECHNIC

Phone: 403-284-7248

Website: http://sait.ca

Phone: 1-877-284-7248

ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Phone: 403-531-9130

Website: http://stmu.ca

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Phone: 403-220-5110

Website: http://ucalgary.ca

NORTHEAST

AL-AMAL ISLAMIC PRESCHOOL

Address: #4, 2611 - 37 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-466-2524

Email: info@al-amalpreschool.com

Website: http://al-amalpreschool.com

We provide a warm, friendly, nurturing, and stimulating Islamic environment for three- and four-year-old preschoolers. The program is Montessori inspired and focuses on early literacy skills, such as phonics, pre-writing, and pre-reading; beginner math concepts and development of fine motor skills. The curriculum offers fun, age-appropriate activities including free-play, imaginative play centres, circle time, stories and songs, creative crafts, Qur’an and dua’ memorization, monthly special events, field trips, and classroom pets. Two-, three- or five-day programs are available. Registration is ongoing, based on availability.

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Address: Multiple Locations

Phone: 403-705-0362

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

BrightPath is an innovative provider of early education. We continuously examine new ways to bring the highest quality of care and development to our children while providing convenience, service, and value to our families. With partnerships in curriculum, nutrition, technology, and recreational fitness programming, BrightPath is committed to providing families with the very best care, programs, and child development Canada has to offer. Above all else, nothing should take precedence over the well-being and safety of our children. BrightPath is dedicated to providing the very best environment for children to play, grow, and develop.

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7665

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/edcp

The Early Development Centre (EDC) is an early intervention preschool program for children with exceptional needs. Children interact and learn through a personalized play-based program. Our multidisciplinary team focuses on communication skills, fine and gross motor development, and social interaction. Our programs are a collaborative partnership between home and school.  With 11 locations, check out our website for a location near you! Transportation is available for children receiving funding.

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7955

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/kindergarten

The early years are a time of significant development in a child’s life. Personalized attention is extremely beneficial to early learners; that is what sets our early learning programs apart from the rest. At the Calgary Board of Education, we understand that children bring their own unique talents and gifts to their learning experience. Our team knows how to help children reach their full potential. Check out our community and alternative programs on our website. Come learn with us!

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Phone: 403-215-2444

Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

The G.R.I.T. program is a non-profit, home, and community-based Early Childhood program for young children with disabilities, which has been providing services to the Calgary region since 1995. The G.R.I.T. program provides each child with a Developmental Specialist, who carries out the child’s Individual Program Plan in the child’s home and/or community. Ongoing consultation from the therapy team, Special Education Consultants, and an Adaptive Physical Education Consultant is provided to children and families. G.R.I.T. also provides information and support with the eventual transition into the school system.

HAND IN HAND MONTESSORI LTD.

Address: #122, 2323 - 32 Avenue NE (located inside Stampede City Gymnastics Centre)

Phone: 403-370-0942

Email: admin@handinhandmontessori.ca

Website: http://handinhandmontessori.ca

We are entering our ninth year of operations in Calgary. We have an enriched and prepared Montessori curriculum and environment. Each child receives individualized attention, and we have a low student/teacher ratio. We offer classes mornings and afternoons, three hours in length. We incorporate gymnastics classes, second languages, yoga, music, and more. For more program details, visit our website.

KIDSU

Phone: 1-855-80-KIDSU

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://kidsu.ca

KidsU is an accredited child centered emergent program for Infants (0 to 19 months), Junior Preschool (19 months to 3 years), Preschool (3 years to 5 years), and Kindergarten (5+ years).  KidsU provides challenging and exciting student-centered, inquiry-based learning curriculum for 0 months to 6 years to build a strong foundation for future learning with quality child care that builds strong brains necessary for lifelong success.

KING’S KIDS PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-285-4855

Email: preschool@kingskidsfoundation.com

Website: http://kingskidsfoundation.ca

We are a non-profit, community-based preschool with Christian values offering an affordable and well-rounded program for children from 33 months to 5 years old. We believe that a balance of child directed and purposeful play helps children grow and develop.

PACEKIDS PROGRAMS

Address: 808, 55 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-234-7876

Email: info@pacekids.ca

Website: http://pacekids.ca

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

PHOENIX FOUNDATION

Address: 320, 19 Street NE

Phone: 403-265-7701

Email: info@phoenixfoundation.ca

Website: http://phoenixfoundation.ca

Phoenix is a non-profit, private, non-denominational, publicly accredited Alberta school located in Calgary. We customize education for each and every child! We offer five program choices to families: Kindergarten, School-Directed, Home Education, Blended, and High School. We host hundreds of curriculum-related, hands-on classes each year! There are language arts, science, physical education, math, music, art, social studies, drama, dance, computer classes, and more! Open to all home-schooling families!

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Genesis Centre - 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: registerprek@gmail.com

Website: http://pre-kindergartened.com

Three- to five-year-old program combining play with learning. We nurture emergent literacy by providing an environment that helps language develop and encourages interest in reading and writing. Play and gain social skills during ‘centre time’ while exploring our well-equipped and child-centered classroom. Supporting all areas of development, additional centres enhance learning in math, science, computer skills, and fine motor work. Arts and crafts, circle time, gym/large motor movement, music, yoga, field trips, and in-class visitors provide enrichment.

PROVIDENCE CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Address: Administration - 5232, 4 Street SW

Phone: 403-255-5577

Email: mjokuty@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Schools in Beddington, Falconridge, Hawkwood, McKenzie Towne, Midnapore, and Windsor Park. Providence is Calgary’s most experienced preschool for children with all types of disabilities providing effective educational and therapeutic programming. Characterized by small class size and personal attention, each classroom is staffed with a certified teacher, therapist, and therapeutic assistant. Our philosophy of ‘learning through play’ takes advantage of each child’s curiosity and abilities, and makes learning fun.

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Phone: 403-291-5038

Email: renfrew@renfreweducation.org

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Renfrew Educational Services is a non-profit society and registered charity that provides educational programming and specialized services for children with a wide range of needs. We offer ECS and elementary education (Grades 1 to 6) and specialized services for children with Autism and neuro-motor disorders. We also provide Assessment and Therapy Services for children, adolescents, and young adults with little to no wait time.

VIVO - LITTLE KIDS ACTIVE LEARNERS PRESCHOOL

Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-532-1013

Website: http://vivo.ca

VIVOThere is no substitute for guided discovery when it comes to learning. Little Kids Active Learners Preschool at Vivo for Healthier Generations provides a safe, nurturing environment where children exercise body and mind through exploration of arts, crafts, stories, music, swim, and gym time. For details, visit vivo.ca.

NORTHWEST

ALWAYS A CHILD TEAM LTD.

Address: #5, 5505 Shaganappi Trail NW

Email: office.alwaysachildteam@ymail.com

Website: http://alwaysachildteamltd.org

Always a Child Team Ltd. is a Community-Based Early Intervention Program for children ages two-and-a-half to six years of age. We are a private ECS operator funded by Alberta Education. Preschool programs for PUF, M/M, and ESL are available. We also have SLP, OT, PT, and Psychology services available.

BEARSPAW PRESCHOOL SOCIETY

Phone: 403-239-4441

Email: president@bearspawpreschool.com

Website: http://bearspawpreschool.com

Bearspaw Preschool is a play-based, non-profit society in Northwest Calgary that offers programs for three- and four-year-old students. Students are taught by Certified Teachers and their learning experience is enriched with daily gym time, educational guests, field trips, special events, and more! Bearspaw Preschool is committed to providing a rich and exciting environment where children learn, play, make friends, discover, and create in a positive and fun way.

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Address: Multiple Locations

Phone: 403-705-0362

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

BRILLIANT BEGINNINGS

Address: West Springs (SW) & Silver Springs (NW)

Phone: 403-283-5437

Email: info@brilliantbeginnings.ca

Website: http://brilliantbeginnings.ca

Looking for fun, interactive classes for your infant or toddler? Brilliant Beginnings offers theme-based classes that promote language and literacy while engaging children in music and movement, puppets and interactive activities, crafts, and playtime! Brilliant Beginnings also offers parenting support and parenting workshops (sleep, discipline, etc.).  Contact us for a FREE trial class at either of our locations!

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7665

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/edcp

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7955

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/kindergarten

Please see our full Listing under “Northeast.”

CAMPUS PRE-SCHOOL

Address: 1531, 21 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-282-3530

Website: http://www.campuspreschool.com

Established in 1965, Campus Pre-School is the longest running preschool in Calgary that is operated as a parent cooperative. It is a preschool for two-and-a-half to five-year-olds. Children learn through play, with the guidance of our highly experienced teachers. Call for registration details or visit our website, www.campuspreschool.com. Registration is ongoing.

EDELWEISS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Address: 600 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-282-4220

Email: epschool@telus.net

Website: http://epschool.ca

Edelweiss has won the Calgary’s Child Parents’ Choice Award for Best Preschool for seven consecutive years. We offer math, science, literacy, music, art, creative movement, yoga, gym, Spanish as a second language, drama, journaling, home reading, Author of the Month study, author readings, a monthly Virtues Program, an Environmental Awareness program, Cultural and Art presentations, Jolly Phonics program, Handwriting Without Tears program, visiting mascots for special themes, as well as class field trips. Our programs include two-day preschool for three year olds and two-, three-, or five-day Jr. Kindergarten for four and five year olds. We also offer Kindergarten for five year olds.

EDGE SCHOOL

Phone: 403-246-6432

Email: info@edgeschool.com

Website: http://edgeschool.com

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

FOOTHILLS LUTHERAN CHRISTIAN PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-284-1360

Email: school@foothillslutheran.com

Website: http://preschool.foothillslutheran.com

Where the whole child is nurtured in a fun, caring, Christian environment utilizing Animated Literacy, Handwriting Without Tears, quality children’s literature, varied centres, pre-math, music, cooking and science, supporting emerging social skills, fine and gross motor skills, creativity, and self-esteem. Free speech screening and early intervention on-site. Gym and fenced outdoor playground. There are five family activities each year in addition to our regular programing. Experienced teacher with a B.Ed. and Supervisor Certificate holds SAPTA and LTA membership.

FUN 2 LEARN PRESCHOOL

Address: Dalhousie Community Church - 5511 Baroc Road NW

Phone: 403-239-2033

Email: anita@fun2learnpreschool.com

Website: http://fun2learnpreschool.com

Phone: (After Hours) 403-547-7018

Our preschool has been established for more than 25 years. We offer a learning through play program for three to five year olds, offering two, three, and five half-day programs. Caring, qualified teachers provide a happy, stimulating environment for children to learn and play. We offer a non-volunteer program, but parents are always welcome in our bright and cheerful classroom. We supply a snack and juice. The facility is equipped with a large gym, where we play games and use a variety of gym equipment for the last 15 minutes of every class. A Subsidy Program is available.

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Phone: 403-215-2444

Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

GREAT JOURNEYS LEARNING CENTER

Phone: 403-880-0965

Website: http://greatjourneyslc.ca

Montessori/Reggio-based Preschool and Kindergarten located in the heart of Brentwood. Our teachers utilize Reggio and Montessori methods to create captivating centres and events, based on our children’s interests. This creates curiosity, a love of learning, great self-confidence, and a respect for others and themselves and, in turn, establishes an atmosphere in which social, emotional, environmental, and academic development takes place daily. Our programs offer nurturing environments and knowledgeable, caring teachers to enable each child to develop a well-rounded personality and mind.

HAPPY SOULS PLAYSCHOOL

Address: #209 - 3400, 14 Street NW

Phone: 403-404-8585

Email: info@happysouls.ca

Website: http://happysouls.ca

Happy Souls Playschool offers a preschool program for children ages two-and-a-half to five- years-old. In our play-based preschool program, we offer two- and four-day options in our mix-aged classroom where we offer literacy, math, art, science, sensory play, music and movement in a happy and stimulating environment. Registration is ongoing.

HEART SMART MONTESSORI

Address: 4432 Charleswood Drive NW

Phone: 403-284-4510

Email: heartsmartmont@yahoo.ca

Website: http://heartsmartmontessori.com

Heart Smart Montessori, a dynamic Pre-School program, gives your child all that is needed to unlock their full potential. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori’s ‘Help to Life’ method, the environment is carefully prepared to nurture and enhance your child’s joy of mastering basic academic, practical life, social, motor, and artistic skills.

HHBH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION PLAYSCHOOL

Address: 1233, 21 Street NW (Located in Briar Hill Elementary School)

Email: hhbhplayschool@gmail.com

Website: http://hhbhcaplayschool.com

Our playschool, for three- to five-year-old children, has been in operation since 1970. It is a non-profit, parent-run cooperative affiliated with the HHBH Community Association. Our program is a balance of self-directed and teacher-directed activities meant to encourage development of the whole child. Children learn through play in a safe, nurturing environment that encourages exploration, creativity, socialization, and experience. Together with parents, this program is delivered by experienced Child Development Certified teachers. Morning and Afternoon classes available. Register online.

HIGHLAND PARK PRESCHOOL

Address: Highland Park Community Centre - 3716, 2 Street NW

Phone: 403-276-6969

Email: hpca@shaw.ca

Website: http://highlandparkcommunity.ca

Highland Park Preschool is a non-profit, non-denominational, and parent-operated playschool. At Highland Park Preschool, the facilitation and enhancement of the child’s growth is achieved in a learn-through-play program. The preschool provides a stimulating environment where children are offered a variety of choices that develop physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and creative skills in a caring and loving atmosphere. We offer morning and afternoon classes for three and four year olds.

JOSO’S PLAY AND LEARN CENTRES INC.

Address: Northwest - #100, 12018 Symons Valley Road NW - Creekside Shopping Centre

Phone: 403-767-9922

Email: info@josos.ca

Website: http://josos.ca

Address: #505, 722 - 85 Street SW - West Springs

Phone: 403-727-5991

Joso’s Preschool Academy’s main objective is to prepare children for school and life by meeting their learning and developmental needs in a fun environment. We offer Part-day and Full-day Preschool as well as Half-day and Full-day Summer Camps. Free membership to our indoor playground is offered so children can burn some calories, make new friends, and have fun while parents socialize, relax, and have their favorite cup of coffee. Voted Best Preschool and/or Best Child Care Facility by parents in the Parents’ Choice Awards since 2011.

KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS PRESCHOOL

Address: Tuscany, Nolan Hill, and Edgemont

Phone: 403-547-1020

Email: kaleidoscopekidspreschool@shaw.ca

Website: http://kaleidoscopekidspreschool.com

Programs for children ages three and four. Since children explore, discover, and learn through play, we offer an enriched environment for this exploration. Our programs include music and movement, gym time, crafts, sand/water tables, numerous play-based centres, and much more. For registration information, visit our website.

MARIA MONTESSORI EDUCATION CENTRE (MMEC)

Phone: 403-668-8538

Email: info@mmec.ca

Website: http://mmec.ca

MMEC is an independent Montessori school delivering an authentic Montessori experience for children ages 19 months to Grade 9. We are moving into our new location in St. Andrews Heights NW in September 2017 and will continue to offer engaging, inspiring, and self-directed programs. We provide a supportive and welcoming environment for the whole family.

MONTESSORI ALBERTA

Address: 1407, 7 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-970-8320

Email: admin@montessorialberta.com

Website: http://montessorialberta.com

Montessori Alberta provides a large, bright Montessori preschool located in Northwest Calgary, Kensington area with half-day sessions. The Montessori Method of Learning is taught to three to six year olds with qualified Montessori teachers. It is a structured academic program using materials designed by Dr. Maria Montessori, and follows her basic fundamental philosophy of the ‘whole’ child with the use of their senses.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Captain John Palliser School - 1484 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: registerprek@gmail.com

Website: http://pre-kindergartened.com

Address: Marion Carson School - 5225 Varsity Drive NW

Address: Sunnyside School - 211 - 7 Street NW

Address: Hope Lutheran Church - 3527 Boulton Road NW

Programming includes Pre-Kindergarten, half-day Kindergarten Enhancement, and Out of School Care. Please check the website and the school location for specific programs available. Pre-Kindergarten is a three- to five-year-old program combining play with learning. We nurture emergent literacy, and includes music, yoga, circle time, and centre time in our well-equipped and child-centered classrooms. Kindergarten Enhancement is an early literacy half-day program which combines with the child’s half-day in Kindergarten. Out of School Care is for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6.

PRESCHOOL 101 INC.

Phone: 587-353-8101

Email: info@preschool101.net

Website: http://preschool101.net

Preschool 101 believes in offering the best quality education for children ages three to five. All our teachers are B.Ed. graduates or Child Development Supervisor certified. At Preschool 101, we implement fun and age-appropriate activities in our program; we also introduce children to early academics (ABCs, 123s, shapes and colors), early developmental skills and independence (social and problem-solving). Contact us for a tour of our facility.

PROVIDENCE CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Address: Administration - 5232, 4 Street SW

Phone: 403-255-5577

Email: mjokuty@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Schools in Beddington, Falconridge, Hawkwood, McKenzie Towne, Midnapore, and Windsor Park. Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Phone: 403-291-5038

Email: renfrew@renfreweducation.org

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

RISE & SHINE PRESCHOOL

Address: 1313 Ranchlands Way NW

Phone: 403-239-1114

Email: wespreschool@gmail.com

Website: http://westviewbaptistchurch.ca

“Where Children Play to Learn!” We have wonderful Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes for four year olds and Tuesday/Thursday classes for three year olds. We offer a loving and nurturing environment for your child in a bright, cheery classroom, and a full-sized gym. We are committed to inspiring a love for learning and creativity in a play-based environment.

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Address: Elementary Campus/Administration - 3127 Bowwood Drive NW

Phone: 403-246-2275

Email: admissions@rivervalleyschool.ca

Website: http://rivervalleyschool.ca

Address: Early Learning Campus - 6305, 33 Avenue NW

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

ROSEDALE PLAYSCHOOL

Address: 1317, 1 Street NW, Lower Level

Phone: 403-282-2721

Email: rosedaleplayschool@gmail.com

Website: http://rosedaleplayschool.com

Rosedale Playschool is a community play-based, Reggio-inspired preschool that is dedicated to offering the best care and learning environment we can! We are a preschool that serves the Central Northwest and Northeast communities in Calgary for over 35 years.

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

Address: Strathcona Community Center (Preschool, day care, before-and after-school care)

Phone: 403-210-0604

Website: http://seedlingsspanishpreschool.com

Address: Silver Springs Community Centre

Address: Banff Trail Community Centre

Address: Palliser Community Centre (Spanish and English Program)

Seedlings Spanish PreschoolSeedlings Spanish Preschool is a Reggio-inspired program that offers a Spanish Immersion Program for two-and-a-half to five-year-olds. We believe that kids - like seedlings - have a huge potential and need a special environment to develop in. Seedlings Spanish Preschool offers an excellent, well-balanced program and caring environment in a small, cheery class setting for your child to grow and learn.

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-286-7770

Email: uhpreschool@gmail.com

Website: http://calgarypreschool.com

University Heights Preschool is a play-based learning program for three- and four-year-olds located in Montgomery. We feature music classes, arts and crafts, stories and drama, as well as gym and outdoor activities. Our motto is to help children play, discover, learn, and create in a caring and nurturing environment. Registration is ongoing.

VARSITY PRE-SCHOOL

Address: 4303 Varsity Drive NW

Phone: 403-247-1145

Email: vachild@telus.net

Website: http://varsitycommunityassociation.ca

We offer terrific morning/afternoon programs for children three and four years old. We believe that a most valuable part of learning occurs through unstructured play and within this atmosphere, a variety of art materials, toys, and play centres (i.e., blocks, etc.) are presented to the children each day during supervised play periods. As professionals, we promote the overall development of our children including physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.

VILLAGE SQUARE LEISURE CENTRE PLAYSCHOOl

Address: 2623, 56 Street NW

Phone: 403-366-3900

Website: http://calgary.ca/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Leisure-centres/Village-Square-playschool-and-babysitting.aspx

City of Calgary Registration for the 2017/18 school year starts February 13, 2017. Our playschool is focused on an educational program and includes art time, circle time, play centre time, snack time, gym, jungle gym, and swimming. Our experienced, knowledgeable instructors guide activities that develop children’s social, physical, intellectual, emotional development. Playschool programs are for two to four year olds from September to June. Registration is ongoing throughout the year, based on availability.

WESTBOURNE PRESCHOOL SERVICES

Address: 823, 64 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-274-7433

Email: kidcare@telus.net

Website: http://westbourneministries.ca

Westbourne Preschool Services has been in Northwest Calgary for over 35 years. Two- or three-day programs are offered for your three- and four-year-old. Our staff offers a safe, loving, and nurturing environment for your child. Our environment will prepare for your child’s optimum growth and development through meaningful play experiences. Registration is ongoing. Enrolled in the SAHP Subsidy Program.

SOUTHEAST

ACTIVE LEARNING PROGRAMS LTD.

Address: #2, 430 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-473-0600

Email: info@activelearningprograms.ca

Website: http://activelearningprograms.ca

We are a dual program facility operating in the community of Acadia. We offer a French Bilingual Preschool for children aged 19 months to 5 years with a special focus on movement, music, and art with our dedicated Music and Movement Studio. Along with our morning Preschool classes, we offer Out of School Care for Sam Livingston, Lake Bonavista, Andrew Sibbald, Le Roi Daniels, and Alice M Curtis School from Kindergarten to Grade 6.

BELLA CASA MONTESSORI

Address: Bay 104, 5430 - 17 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-313-7235

Email: kidsmart@shaw.ca

For children three to six years old. We provide a Montessori curriculum where children develop academic skills and knowledge using an extensive selection of carefully designed educational materials. Montessori students, especially those who begin at a younger age, usually excel at academics during the later years. Academic achievement is not the goal of the Montessori Program, it is the result of them.

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Address: Multiple Locations

Phone: 403-705-0362

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7665

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/edcp

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7955

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/kindergarten

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Phone: 403-215-2444

Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

GREEN DOOR PRESCHOOL

Address: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE (Trico Centre)

Phone: 403-870-7367

Email: debbie@greendoorschool.ca

Website: http://greendoorschool.ca

Address: 231, 227 - 153 Avenue SE (Midnapore)

Green Door Preschool offers a well-rounded program designed to meet the needs of preschool-aged children. In learning through a play and discovery environment, and interactions with other children, they are offered both structured and unstructured activities that contribute to their physical, social, intellectual, and emotional development. For more information, call or visit our website.

JACK JAMES PRESCHOOL

Address: 5105, 8 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-248-4054, Ext. 2147

Email: sdfrederikse@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://schools.cbe.ab.ca/b856/preschool.htm

Jack James Preschool is a unique program that operates as part of the Grade 11 and Grade 12 child care class at Jack James High School. At the same time, the Preschool models a quality early childhood program for three- and four-year-old children. We offer a safe, positive environment staffed by a caring, qualified teacher and assistant, as well as high school students earning Alberta Government Child Development Assistant Certification.

KIDSU

Phone: 1-855-80-KIDSU

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://kidsu.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL

Address: Inglewood - 1401, 10 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-978-9003

Email: info@mykinderhouse.org

Website: http://mykinderhouse.org

Address: Springbank - 7655, 26 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-975-0103

KinderhouseA unique and integrative preschool program for children ages three and four nestled in the Springbank Hill/Aspen community and the Inglewood/East Village community, providing a comprehensive curriculum utilizing the best of Montessori, Reggio, and Arts education. Our 9:1 ratio provides your child the individualized attention they deserve. Other features of our program: Spanish, professional music education, lunchtime arts and sports programs, and field trips. Visit our website or call us to schedule your classroom visit today.

MAPLERIDGE COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL

Address: 600 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-278-9594

Email: info@mapleridgepreschool.com

Website: http://mapleridgepreschool.com

Mapleridge Cooperative Preschool is a play-based, parent-run cooperative preschool. This non-denominational, non-profit preschool has been in operation for over 35 years and has three- and four-year programmes available. Mapleridge Preschool will allow your child to develop and grow in a caring and nurturing environment, while learning skills that will prepare them for Kindergarten. Registration is ongoing.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: St. William School - 11020 Fairmount Drive SE

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: registerprek@gmail.com

Website: http://pre-kindergartened.com

Address: Colonel Walker School - 1921, 9 Avenue SE

Colonel Walker School: Pre-Kindergarten for ages three to five years combining play with learning. We nurture emergent literacy, and include music, yoga, circle time, arts and crafts, field trips, and in-class visitors and centre time in our well-equipped and child-centered classroom. St. William School: Kindergarten Enhancement half-day program, combining with the child’s half-day in Kindergarten. Also offering an Out of School Care program for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6.

PROVIDENCE CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Address: Administration - 5232, 4 Street SW

Phone: 403-255-5577

Email: mjokuty@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Schools in Beddington, Falconridge, Hawkwood, McKenzie Towne, Midnapore, and Windsor Park. Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Phone: 403-291-5038

Email: renfrew@renfreweducation.org

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

TOT SPOT NURSERY SCHOOL

Address: 1507 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-271-8894

Email: info@totspotpreschool.ca

Website: http://totspotpreschool.ca

Located in Lake Bonavista, our bright and spacious preschool offers play-based programs that enrich your child’s learning process through thematic, fun activities. Your child will benefit from targeted learning spaces and participate in a wide variety of activities daily: sand play, building materials, water play, books, listening centre, puzzles, crafts, play dough, stories, songs, gym, and imaginative play. All of our teachers have B.Ed. degrees and Alberta certification. Come check us out.

V.I.K. ACADEMY

Phone: 587-351-5960

Email: julie@vikacademy.com

Website: http://vikacademy.com

Phone: 403-700-5960

V.I.K. Academy is a brand new early educational centre that offers full-day programs guided by the principles of 21st century learning philosophy and French Immersion. Highly qualified staff, including a Master of Education. Children’s education and care is seen as a whole, and each child is perceived as a unique individual. We provide meals and uniforms. Extended days available.

WILLOW PARK PRESCHOOL

Address: 680 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-271-7016

Email: willowparkpreschool@hotmail.com

Website: http://willowparkpreschool.com

Willow Park Preschool is a parent-run cooperative that offers morning and afternoon pre-Kindergarten classes for children ages three to five. We provide our students with a caring and stimulating environment that encourages the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of the child as a whole. To learn more about our program and our exceptional teachers, visit our website, willowparkpreschool.com. Contact us today!

SOUTHWEST

BANBURY CROSSROADS SCHOOL

Address: #201, 2451 Dieppe Avenue SW

Website: http://banburycrossroads.com

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

 

BEHAVIOUR THERAPY AND LEARNING CENTRE (BTLC)

Address: Suite 100, 2107 Sirocco Drive SW

Phone: 403-217-5876

Email: admin@btlc.ca

Website: http://btlc.ca

BTLCBTLC is the only school in Calgary using the established and well-researched principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to teach Preschool and Kindergarten students with the unique learning needs and challenges associated with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. BTLC’s success is based on small class size, intensive and individualized programming using effective, research-based teaching strategies, a high ratio of adult support, and opportunities for integration in community schools.

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Address: Multiple Locations

Phone: 403-705-0362

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7665

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/edcp

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7955

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/kindergarten

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY EARLY LEARNING CENTRE

Address: 140 Haddon Road SW

Phone: 403-255-4288

Email: kathy@calgaryearlylearning.com

Website: http://calgaryearlylearning.com

At Calgary Early Learning Centre, our philosophy is “Teaching Each Child for Tomorrow.” We accomplish this in an environment rich in learning and play opportunities for children ages three to five years. Two-, three- and five-day per week preschool classes are offered. Inquire about our Junior and Senior Kindergarten programs. Full-day child care is available in our learning environment.

CALGARY WALDORF SCHOOL

Address: 515 Cougar Ridge Drive SW

Phone: 403-287-1868

Email: info@calgarywaldorf.org

Website: http://calgarywaldorf.org

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

CLEAR WATER ACADEMY

Phone: 403-240-7924

Email: mmanarey@clearwateracademy.com

Website: http://clearwateracademy.com

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

DISCOVERY PRESCHOOL

Address: 2035, 26A Street SW (Killarney)

Phone: 403-465-1141

Email: registrar@discoverypreschool.info

Website: http://discoverypreschool.info

A strong Reggio and Project inspired program for three to five year olds offering a nurturing, stimulating environment. The teachers negotiate curriculum in partnership with children, meeting group and individual interests, including exciting field trips, in-class guests, and visiting artists. Discovery Preschool is a non-profit, parent-run cooperative.

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Phone: 403-215-2444

Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

GLENBROOK COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-686-6868

Website: http://glenbrookpreschool.org

Glenbrook Community Preschool (est. 1980) is a non-profit preschool supporting children to grow and prepare for school success. Our philosophy is child-directed play from a variety of centres. Our experienced teachers and teaching assistants foster learning opportunities, skills, and success by encouraging children to explore, experiment, and problem-solve. Programs for three and four year olds are offered. For registration information, visit our website!

GLENMORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Website: http://gcaschool.com

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

HAYSBORO COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 1204, 89 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-253-1563

Email: info@haysboro.org

Website: http://haysboro.org

Haysboro Preschool offers affordable programs for three and four year olds. Children learn at their own pace through a variety of learning centres, crafts, circle time, stories, and outdoor play. Our teachers are university trained, experienced, and loving. Parents are closely involved and invited to volunteer in the class and to participate in special events, such as our annual skating party. There is a maximum of 12 children per class.

INVERLEIGH MONTESSORI SCHOOL

Phone: 403-256-1125

Website: http://imscalgary.net

Available to children three to six years old. The mixed age groups provide opportunities for peer learning and teaching. Small class sizes, on-site playground, and a fully trained Montessori staff with an exposure to ‘worldly’ curriculum and culturally diverse celebrations.

JOSO’S PLAY AND LEARN CENTRES INC.

Address: Southwest - #505, 722 - 85 Street SW - West Springs

Website: http://josos.ca

Address: Northwest - #100, 12018 Symons Valley Road NW - Creekside Shopping Centre

Please see our full listing under “‘Northwest.”

KIDSU

Phone: 1-855-80-KIDSU

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://kidsu.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

KINDERHAUS MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL & KINDERHAUS MONTESSORI ACADEMY

Address: Preschool: Morning and Afternoon Sessions - Suite 3229, 150 Millrise Boulevard SW

Phone: 403-460-3442

Email: info@kinderhausmontessori.ca

Website: http://kinderhausmontessori.ca

Address: Academy: Full/Half-day Programs, After-School Care - Suite 208, 10601 Southport Road SW (near the Anderson LRT)

Phone: 403-452-1860

Kinderhaus Montessori is committed to providing a quality Montessori program for your child. Our curriculum and the prepared environment fosters within the child a positive attitude, a love of learning, self-motivation, respect for others, leadership and educational confidence all of which provides a solid foundation for your child’s future academic and social success. Spanish and Music offered.

KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL

Address: Inglewood - 1401, 10 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-978-9003

Email: info@mykinderhouse.org

Website: http://mykinderhouse.org

Address: Springbank - 7655, 26 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-975-0103

KINGSLAND COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 505, 78 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-258-1308

Email: kingslandpreschool@gmail.com

Website: http://kingslandcommunitypreschool.com

Kingsland Preschool is a cooperative Preschool operated by a parent board offering classes for three- and four-year-old children. Our newly renovated, bright and playful classroom is located in the Kingsland Community Hall where we have access to a large outdoor space. Our Reggio Emilia inspired play-based program has been developed through the partnership of dedicated professional educators, and committed and involved parents throughout its 46 years. Please contact us or visit our website.

LEARNING ADVENTURES PRESCHOOL

Address: Calgary Christian School - Elementary Campus - 2839, 49 Street SW

Phone: 403-242-2896, Ext. 312

Email: admissions@calgarychristianschool.com

Website: http://calgarychristianschool.com

A loving, nurturing environment where your child’s imagination is stimulated through exploration and discovery. Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools - Calgary Christian School.”

LEARNING EXPERIENCE PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

Address: 10, 17107 James McKevitt Road SW

Phone: 403-256-1417

Email: learningexperience@shaw.ca

Website: http://learningexperience.ca

Learning Experience has served south Calgary families for over 35 years! Conveniently located one kilometre from Spruce Meadows, we offer a variety of programs for children ages three to five years old including our highly-regarded, enriched Kindergarten. Learning Experience’s bright classrooms, unique reading and music programs provide an environment that encourages language and social development, and a love of learning. Proud parents often tell us of the success their children subsequently enjoy in elementary school and beyond.

LOVE OF LEARNING PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-238-2914

Email: hubannath@shaw.ca

A head start program taught by a teacher with over 27 years experience and a degree in child psychology. Very strong academic focus on reading readiness, early math skills, printing letters and numbers, arts & crafts, computers, playing the piano, public speaking, singing, dancing, and more. Only six children in a class makes it possible to give individual attention to each child while introducing them to the love of learning.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Address: 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW

Phone: 403-243-5420

Email: admissions@lycee.ca

Website: http://lycee.ca

Established in 1966, we are celebrating 50 years of excellence! Lycée Louis Pasteur is a non-denominational private French school offering full-time programs for three year olds to Grade 12. We are the only school in Calgary to teach the curriculum approved by the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education. We produce academically-adept students who are truly bilingual. Families from all linguistic backgrounds are welcome to attend.

MASTER’S ACADEMY & COLLEGE

Address: 4414 Crowchild Trail SW

Phone: 403-242-7034, Ext. 210

Email: registrar@masters.ab.ca

Website: http://masters.ab.ca

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6410

Email: childcare@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://mtroyal.ca/childcare

Mount Royal University Preschool is a quality, licensed, non-profit program where you will find a warm and friendly environment supported by well-qualified professionals who implement a fun, hands-on, play-based program for children ages three to five. The program includes a variety of active/quiet, indoor/outdoor, structured/unstructured activities. Nutritious snacks are also provided.

 

NEW HEIGHTS SCHOOL & LEARNING SERVICES

Address: 4041 Breskens Drive SW

Phone: 403-240-1312

Email: info@newheightscalgary.com

Website: http://newheightscalgary.com

New Heights Early Intervention Preschool Program is a play-based program for three to six year olds who are on the Autism Spectrum or have severe language delays. Children attend preschool for half-days, five days a week. Social Communication and Emotional Regulation are directly targeted, as well as academic, cognitive, self-help, fine and gross motor skills as set out in each child’s IPP.

PATHWAY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

Phone: 403-253-1533

Email: pathwaymont@gmail.com

Website: http://pathwaymontessori.com

Locations in Woodbine and Evergreen. Top Montessori Preschool award winner two years in a row! With two fully-equipped Montessori environments and directed by caring, experienced Montessori teachers, Pathway provides the habits, skills and confidence inspiring a pathway to a love of learning. Pathway also offers an ECS funded Kindergarten program. The Montessori philosophy prepares the child to excel and learn more joyfully using all five senses using scientifically developed materials.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Braeside School - 1747, 107 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: registerprek@gmail.com

Website: http://pre-kindergartened.com

Three- to five-year-old program combining play with learning. We nurture emergent literacy by providing an environment that fosters language development and encourages interest in reading and writing. Play and gain social skills during ‘centre time’ while exploring our well-equipped and child-centered classroom. Supporting all areas of development, additional centres enhance learning in math, science, computer skills, and fine motor work. Arts and crafts, circle time, gym/large motor movement, music, yoga, field trips, and in-class visitors provide enrichment.

PROVIDENCE CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Address: Administration - 5232, 4 Street SW

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Schools in Beddington, Falconridge, Hawkwood, McKenzie Towne, Midnapore, and Windsor Park. Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Janice McTighe Centre: 2050, 21 Street NE

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Address: Park Place Centre: 3688, 48 Avenue NE

Address: Child Development Centre: 3820, 24 Avenue NW

Address: Bowness Centre: 8620, 48 Avenue NW

Address: Sundance Centre: 75 Sunpark Drive SE

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE (FORMERLY TALISMAN CENTRE)

Address: 2225 Macleod Trail South

Phone: 403-355-1246

Email: lmontgomery@repsolsport.com

Website: http://repsolsportcentre.com

RepsolOur team of creative Early Childhood Education Specialists will guide your child to learn through hands-on activities in all areas of our spacious facility: gym, pool, park, and classroom. Children can start as early as two-and-a-half years old (must be three by the end of February). It is preferred that your child is toilet trained; however, this can be discussed. Registration for the Preschool for Active Living (PAL) program is ongoing throughout the year.

SCARBORO COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 536 Sonora Avenue SW

Phone: 403-560-4881

Email: scarboropreschool@gmail.com

Website: http://scarboropreschool.com

Welcome to Scarboro Community Preschool. We are a community-driven and parent-run Preschool located within Sunalta Elementary. It is our goal to create a comfortable, safe, and stimulating classroom environment, which will encourage young children’s individual learning and development in all aspects of the group program.

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

Address: Strathcona Community Centre (Preschool, day care, before-and after-school care)

Phone: 403-210-0604

Website: http://seedlingsspanishpreschool.com

Address: Silver Springs Community Centre

Address: Banff Trail Community Centre

Address: PBP - Palliser Community Centre (Spanish and English Program)

Please see our full listing under “Northwest.”

SMALL HANDS GREAT TREASURES PLAYSCHOOL

Phone: 403-249-8605

Email: janna@bethanychapel.com

Website: http://bethanychapel.com/playschool

Our playschool provides a stimulating and enriching experience for curious three and four year olds! Children learn through play and develop important social skills in our fun and safe atmosphere. Our facility includes the playschool rooms, a full-size gym, and a dedicated art room. We are Reggio-inspired, with small classes led by caring, licensed teachers. We look forward to hearing from you!

SOUTH CALGARY COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 2900 Cedarbrae Drive SW

Phone: 403-281-6755

Email: kathy@southcalgary.org

Website: http://sccpreschool.ca

South Calgary Community Preschool is a bright, cheery, ‘learning-through-play’ based preschool with experienced, knowledgeable, loving teachers who recognize that each child is a precious and unique gift from God. Our theme-based units are carefully designed to stimulate your child’s natural curiosity and love of learning. We strive to ensure your child’s first school experience is a successful one.

SOUTHLAND LEISURE CENTRE PLAYSCHOOL

Address: 2000 Southland Drive SW

Phone: 403-648-6555

Website: http://calgary.ca/CSPS/Recreation/Pages/Leisure-centres/Southland-preschool.aspx

City of Calgary Playschool Registration for 2017/2018 is Feb. 13, 2017. Your child will grow and develop through a variety of activities that emphasize children’s social, physical, intellectual, and emotional development with the guidance of our experienced instructors. Children will learn through play using the variety of resources. Playschool programs are for two to four year olds from September to June. Registration is ongoing throughout the year, based on availability. Visit online to learn more about our Playschool programs.

THE THINK SUN PRE-SCHOOL ACADEMY

Address: 10, 5555 Strathcona Hill SW

Phone: 403-240-4466

Website: http://thethinksunpreschool.com

The Think Sun Pre-School prepares your child for school through stimulating and creative art, music, and play activities. This program, in existence since 1989, offers a mixture of teacher and child-directed activities with the emphasis on fun in an enriched environment. Intro-French. Registration is ongoing.

TOOLS FOR KIDS PRESCHOOL/LEARNING CENTRE LTD.

Address: 9504 Oakfield Drive SW (main floor inside the Community Centre)

Phone: 403-460-0389

Email: toolsforkidspreschool@shaw.ca

Website: http://toolsforkidspreschool.ca

Tools for Kids Preschool will provide your child with a foundation of tools for lifetime learning by offering a developmentally age-appropriate program in a safe, challenging, creative, and nurturing environment. With a well-balanced program of structured and open-ended classroom activities including arts and crafts, gym time, professional music program, pre-reading, pre-writing and pre-math skills, we will provide your child the tools they need to succeed!

OUT OF TOWN

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Phone: 403-705-0362

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Phone: 403-705-0362

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

LA PRÉMATERNELLE LES PETITS PIEDS

Phone: 403-390-9563

Email: director@lespetitspieds.ca

Website: http://lespetitspieds.ca

Welcome to Airdrie’s premier french preschool! Offering two and three day per week class options, our classes are taught by fully bilingual, francophone educators. With the lowest class ratios you will find (1:7 and 1:8), your child’s individuality will be allowed to shine! All language backgrounds are welcome and supported. Located inside École Francophone d’Airdrie. Register now for Fall 2017 start!

LITTLE SPROUTS PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-945-0028

Email: info@littlesproutspreschool.ca

Website: http://littlesproutspreschool.ca

Little SproutsLittle Sprouts Preschool is a bright, clean, play-based early learning facility in Airdrie, Alberta. From our “Little Seedlings” Program to our Junior K Program, our qualified and caring staff offer a well-rounded and exciting first school experience for children aged two-and-a-half to five. We offer music and art enrichment, as well as weekly gym activities for our students, with special guests and field trips as part of our regular curriculum.

MILO COMMUNITY SCHOOL -KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE 9 - INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE CANDIDATE

Address: 117 Railway Avenue North, Milo, AB

Phone: 1-403-599-3817

Email: miloschoolinfo@pallisersd.ab.ca

Website: http://miloschool.ca

MILOAt Milo Community School, we are empowering lifelong learners! Nestled within a safe and caring rural setting, we promote critical thinking, global citizenship, and family values. We strive for excellence in an engaging and collaborative learning community. Located in the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Alberta on the northeastern edge of Lake McGregor, it always feels like just minutes away!

ALTERNATIVE, CHARTER & PRIVATE SCHOOLS

BANBURY CROSSROADS SCHOOL

Address: #201, 2451 Dieppe Avenue SW

Phone: 403-270-7787

Email: general@banburycrossroads.com

Website: http://banburycrossroads.com

Since 1979, Banbury Crossroads has been a self-directed learning school fostering student autonomy in a culture of mutual respect. Students work to mastery at their own pace with tutorial instruction in small multi-aged classes, conducive to inquiry and project-based learning. Community connection occurs through field trips, volunteerism, and internships. Students communicate, collaborate, solve problems, and develop soft skills and take responsibility for their own education. Member of CCSDL (Canadian Coalition for Self-Directed Learning).

CALGARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Address: Elementary Campus (Preschool to Grade 6): 2839, 49 Street SW

Phone: 403-242-2896

Email: admissions@calgarychristianschool.com

Website: http://calgarychristianschool.com

Address: Secondary Campus (Grades 7 to 12): 5029, 26 Avenue SW

Calgary’s first independent faith-based school, integrating faith and learning since 1963. At Calgary Christian School, we believe in developing the whole child and providing the tools for each to be successful as they discover their place in God’s world. Intellectually - Emotionally - Socially - Physically - Artistically: These five pillars of excellence embrace the cornerstone of our spiritual foundation.

CALGARY WALDORF SCHOOL

Address: 515 Cougar Ridge Drive SW

Phone: 403-287-1868

Email: info@calgarywaldorf.org

Website: http://calgarywaldorf.org

Early Childhood to Grade 9. The Waldorf approach recognizes that children have distinct, age-related educational and social/emotional needs, which unfold through stages of their development. Our rich, lively, holistic, hands-on curriculum blends the academic, artistic, physical, practical, and social: conscience in action, balance in feeling, clarity in thought. Discover the Waldorf difference. Call today and join us for a tour to learn how your child can benefit from a Waldorf education.

CLEAR WATER ACADEMY

Phone: 403-240-7924

Email: mmanarey@clearwateracademy.com

Website: http://clearwateracademy.com

Clear WaterClear Water Academy is a Catholic School of Integral Formation® for students in Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 12. Our goal is to form Christian leaders who will transform society following the educational philosophy of Integral Formation® developing the intellectual, human, spiritual, and apostolic aspects of the whole person. The school has an open admissions policy and welcomes families of all faiths. Book a personal tour and learn more about one of Alberta’s top schools.

EDGE SCHOOL

Phone: 403-246-6432

Email: info@edgeschool.com

Website: http://edgeschool.com

The Edge School mission is to build a culture of personal excellence in academics, athletics, and character. We continue to get strong academic results, our sport programs are clearly helping students to reach their athletic goals, and character development remains the cornerstone of all that we do. Edge will become a Kindergarten to Grade 12 school community for the 2017 to 2018 school year.

GLENMORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Phone: 403-254-9050

Email: admissions@gcaschool.com

Website: http://gcaschool.com

Glenmore Christian Academy (GCA), was established in 1980 by First Alliance Church as an accredited private school located in Southwest Calgary. Focused on educating children in a dynamic Christian environment dedicated to excellence, GCA provides expert instruction in all subject areas. Integrating Biblical principles through morning devotions, chapels, and opportunities to serve, we encourage students to strive for and achieve excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Address: 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW

Website: http://lycee.ca

Please see our full listing under “Southwest.”

 

MASTER’S ACADEMY & COLLEGE

Address: 4414 Crowchild Trail SW

Phone: 403-242-7034, Ext. 210

Email: registrar@masters.ab.ca

Website: http://masters.ab.ca

Master’s Academy & College offers a well-rounded, innovative, and fully accredited Kindergarten to Grade 12 program. Students are immersed in a technologically-rich environment, a culture that ignites creativity and the pursuit of excellence. To excel in the world of tomorrow, students at Master’s are equipped to think, innovate, and create. Master’s has a proven record of laying a strong foundation, a competitive advantage for success, preparing students to be ‘Future Ready.’

 

NORTH POINT SCHOOL FOR BOYS

Phone: 403-744-5214

Email: info@northpoint.school

Website: http://northpoint.school

North Point School for Boys was founded in 2014. We tap into boys’ natural curiosity and energy as a foundation for lifelong learning. A strong academic program is just the beginning - we fuel motivation through real-life learning, digital platforms, and outdoor adventure developing well-rounded, self-motivated, independent learners. The program also provides weekly in-house academies covering engineering, financial, and active living. PEP Hockey Academy also available.

PHOENIX FOUNDATION

Address: 320, 19 Street NE

Website: http://phoenixfoundation.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Address: Elementary Campus/Administration - 3127 Bowwood Drive NW

Phone: 403-246-2275

Email: admissions@rivervalleyschool.ca

Website: http://rivervalleyschool.ca

Address: Early Learning Campus - 6305, 33 Avenue NW

At River Valley School, we nurture and develop the innate love of learning that is in each and every child so it remains at the core of who they are throughout their school years and throughout their lives. Join us for our Open Houses in February or October, or book an individual tour anytime at rivervalleyschool.ca.

 

RUNDLE COLLEGE & RUNDLE ACADEMY

Address: W.J. Collett School (Kindergarten to Grade 6): 7615, 17 Avenue SW)

Phone: 403-282-8411

Email: collegeadmissions@rundle.ab.ca

Website: http://rundle.ab.ca

Address: R.C. Conklin School (Grades 7 to 12): 7375, 17 Avenue SW)

Phone: 403-250-7180

Address: Rundle Academy (Grades 4 to 12 Learning Disability Program): 4330, 16 Street SW

Phone: 403-250-2965

Rundle College offers an independent, coeducational day school experience for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. Rundle Academy is part of Rundle College and offers a learning disability program for students in Grades 4 to 12. Rundle is a learning community that promotes academics, leadership, and character development. Small class size and a dedicated professional staff provide a nurturing environment to meet individual needs and to support our students in developing their full potential.

STRATHCONA-TWEEDSMUIR SCHOOL

Address: RR 2, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A2

Phone: 403-938-8326

Email: enrollment@sts.ab.ca

Website: http://sts.ab.ca

STSLocated a few minutes south of Calgary, Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School (STS), develops well-balanced students for a life of purpose by inspiring excellence in scholarship, leadership, and character. A leading educator, recognized nationally and internationally for delivering exceptional programs on a beautiful 200-acre campus, the School offers an integrated, full IB learning experience to their 700 students in Kindergarten to Grade 12.

HOME SCHOOL RESOURCES & CURRICULUM SUPPORT

ALBERTA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTRE - ADLC

Phone: 1-866-774-5333

Website: http://adlc.ca

CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Phone: 403-260-2600

Email: information@calgarypubliclibrary.com

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Did you know that Calgary Public Library cards are now free? Your free Library card provides access to free programs, books, movies, music, eBooks, and online magazines and newspapers for the entire family. The Library also offers free online homework help with Brainfuse - any subject, any grade. Try Beanstack; your child will receive a personalized, librarian-endorsed weekly book recommendation by email matched to your child’s age and interests.

GOLDEN HILLS LEARNING ACADEMY

Address: 711 West Lake Road

Phone: 403-934-5179

Email: learning.academy@ghsd75.ca

Website: http://goldenhillslearningacademy.com

The Learning Academy provides online and distance learning programs that offer accessibility to the Alberta curriculum. We believe that each student should be granted the freedom to access their studies at anytime and at any location around the world. We set our students up for success by having a flexible and appropriate program so they can reach their full potential. Call us for more information or visit our website.

RHYME AND REASON EARLY LEARNING

Address: 200-5111 Northland Dr NW

Phone: 587-894-4800

Email: alex@rhymeandreason.ca

Website: http://rhymeandreason.ca

Parented Group Classes for Families with 0 to five year olds. Come share songs, rhymes, stories, and activities from around the world as we talk about brain development and what you can do at home during each age and stage of the early years to boost your child’s learning! We have classes mornings, afternoons, evenings, and weekends so there is a fit for every family, which is all covered under one low cost. See you soon!

WP PUPPET THEATRE

Phone: 403-228-3373

Email: admin@wppuppet.com

Website: http://wppuppet.com

WP Puppet Theatre is a touring company. Artistic Director Wendy Passmore-Godfrey, an award-winning educator, can customize workshops, residencies, and PD sessions (Kindergarten to Grade 12) to meet your classroom’s needs and goals. Our current production, Pigs in a Canoe and other Watery Stories/Petits Cochons dans un Canot, is suitable for kids from Kindergarten to Grade 6, and links curriculum from art to science. Puppets on the Go is a very affordable rental program with four different crates to choose from.

LANGUAGES: BILINGUAL & IMMERSION

ACTIVE LEARNING PROGRAMS LTD.

Address: #2, 430 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-473-0600

Email: info@activelearningprograms.ca

Website: http://activelearningprograms.ca

We are a dual program facility operating in the community of Acadia. We offer a French Bilingual Preschool for children aged 19 months to 5 years with a special focus on movement, music, and art with our dedicated Music and Movement Studio. Along with our morning Preschool classes, we offer Out of School Care for Sam Livingston, Lake Bonavista, Andrew Sibbald, Le Roi Daniels, Alice M Curtis School from Kindergarten to Grade 6.

BOWCROFT SCHOOL

Address: 3940, 73 Street NW

Phone: 403-777-6020

Email: rjstein@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca/b111

German-Bilingual Program at Bowcroft School, Kindergarten to Grade 6. Located in the beautiful community of Bowness, Bowcroft offers a small school setting that personalizes learning for each child. We are an inquiry-focused school with a strong emphasis on language acquisition and Outdoor Education. German is the most spoken first language in the European Union. Giving your child the gift of another language has never been easier. Call 403-777-6020 today!

CALGARY GERMAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL SOCIETY

Address: 3940, 73 Street NW

Email: info@germanlanguageschoolcalgary.com

Website: http://germanlanguageschoolcalgary.com

The German Language School is a non-profit, accredited heritage language school offering German language and culture classes from preschool to high school, and adult courses ranging from beginners to advanced levels. Alberta high school credits can be earned for German 10, 20, 30, and 31 and are taught by Alberta certified teachers. All are native speakers. No previous knowledge of German is necessary. Classes run weekly from September to June. Preschool through Grade 6 on Saturday mornings; Grades 7  to 12 and adult courses on Tuesday evenings.

CONSEIL SCOLAIRE FRANCOSUD

Phone: 403-686-6998

Website: http://francosud.ca

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Address: 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW

Website: http://lycee.ca

Please see our full listing under “Southwest.”

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

Website: http://seedlingsspanishpreschool.com

Please see our full listing under ‘“Northwest.”

V.I.K. ACADEMY

Phone: 587-351-5960

Email: julie@vikacademy.com

Website: http://vikacademy.com

Phone: 403-700-5960

Please see our full listing under “Southeast.”

RESP

THE CO-OPERATORS

Address: #318, 8338 - 18 Street

Phone: 403-221-7247

Email: norm_robidoux@cooperators.ca

Website: http://cooperators.ca/en/norm-robidoux/home.aspx

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SPECIAL NEEDS

ALWAYS A CHILD TEAM

Address: #5, 5505 Shaganappi Trail NW

Email: office.alwaysachildteam@ymail.com

Website: http://alwaysachildteamltd.org

Always a Child Team Ltd. is a Community-Based Early Intervention Program for children ages two-and-a-half to six years of age. We are a private ECS operator funded by Alberta Education. Preschool programs for PUF, M/M, and ESL are available. We also have SLP, OT, PT, and Psychology services available.

BEHAVIOUR THERAPY AND LEARNING CENTRE

Address: Suite 100, 2107 Sirocco Drive SW

Phone: 403-217-5876

Email: admin@btlc.ca

Website: http://btlc.ca

Please see our full listing under “Southwest.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION (CBE)

Address: Education Centre - 1221, 8 Street SW

Phone: 403-817-7955

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://cbe.ab.ca

Please see our full listing under “School Boards.”

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY

Address: 745, 37 Street NW

Phone: 403-270-9400

Email: info@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org

A school and so much more! Foothills Academy offers a full-time school program for students with Learning Disabilities from Grades 3 to 12 following the Alberta Education Curriculum. Class sizes are small with a teacher and part-time assistant. We focus on a wide range of strategies to help students find success - ensuring students reach their full potential. We also offer a wide range of year-round programs/services open to everyone through Community Services.

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Phone: 403-215-2444

Website: http://gritcalgarysociety.com

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

NEW HEIGHTS SCHOOL & LEARNING SERVICES

Address: 4041 Breskens Drive SW

Phone: 403-240-1312

Email: info@newheightscalgary.com

Website: http://newheightscalgary.com

Please see our full listing under “Southwest.”

PACEKIDS PROGRAMS

Address: 808, 55 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-234-7876

Email: info@pacekids.ca

Website: http://pacekids.ca

Pacekids’ Early Childhood Services (ECS) Preschool and Kindergarten programming follows Alberta Education standards and framework, with eligible children receiving Program Unit Funding (PUF). Pacekids’ teacher-led ECS Program offers multidisciplinary programming for children with needs in multiple areas of development, as well as programming that focuses on speech and language enhancement and early literacy.

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Janice McTighe Centre: 2050, 21 Street NE

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Address: Park Place Centre: 3688, 48 Avenue NE

Address: Child Development Centre: 3820, 24 Avenue NW

Address: Bowness Centre: 8620, 48 Avenue NW

Address: Sundance Centre: 75 Sunpark Drive SE

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

RUNDLE COLLEGE & RUNDLE ACADEMY

Address: W.J. Collett School (Kindergarten to Grade 6): 7615, 17 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-282-8411

Email: collegeadmissions@rundle.ab.ca

Website: http://rundle.ab.ca

Address: R.C. Conklin School (Grades 7 to 12): 7375, 17 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-250-7180

Address: Rundle Academy (Grades 4 to 12 Learning Disability Program): 4330, 16 Street SW

Phone: 403-250-2965

Please see our full listing under “Alternative, Charter & Private Schools.”

TUTORING, RESOURCES & SUPPORT

ENGAGED EDUCATORS CORP.

Address: #50, 1331 - 44 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-283-3278

Email: info@engagededucators.com

Website: http://engagededucators.com

Our one-on-one, direct instruction programs include reading, basic math, study skills, comprehension and vocabulary, as well as critical thinking skills and essay writing. We customize our programs to the individual student. How may we assist you and your student? Call now for your free, no obligation assessment.

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY

Address: 745, 37 Street NW

Phone: 403-270-9400

Email: info@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

READING TOWN VARSITY

Phone: 403-454-2777

Email: varsity.readingtown@gmail.com

Website: http://varsity.readingtown.com

Six Months Guaranteed Program. Three Facts: 1. Over 95 per cent of Reading Town students have a reading level that is more than one year ahead of their current grade level. 2. The effectiveness of our program has been confirmed in more than 150 Reading Townships in 20 countries around the world. 3. Students who start at age four obtain amazing reading comprehension and stand out from Grade 1.

UCMAS - MENTAL MATH SCHOOLS

Phone: 403-512-1743

Email: alberta@ucmas.ca

Website: http://ucmas.ca

UCMAS is a brain development program for the age group of four to 13-year-olds to develop their skills like Concentration, Focus, Listening, Visualization, Memory Power, Mental Math, and Overall Self-Confidence. This program is being offered in over 5,700 centres in more than 55 countries. In Alberta, we have five centres in Calgary, one in Okotoks, Airdrie, Chestermere, Medicine Hat, and two centres in Edmonton.

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