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Education & Preschool Guide - 2018

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!

This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. CCM

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 122,000 students in over 245 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

CCSD is Alberta’s largest Catholic school district, serving more than 55,000 students in 109 schools in Airdrie, Calgary, Chestermere, Cochrane, and Rocky View County. CCSD educates and empowers students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 to live and learn in their Catholic faith. 

CONSEIL SCOLAIRE FRANCOSUD

Website: http://francosud.ca

FOOTHILLS SCHOOL DIVISION

Website: http://fsd38.ab.ca

ROCKY VIEW SCHOOLS

Website: http://rockyview.ab.ca

ALBERTA POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS

ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN (ACAD)

Website: http://acad.ca

AMBROSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Website: http://ambrose.edu

ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY

Website: http://athabascau.ca

BOW VALLEY COLLEGE

Website: http://bowvalleycollege.ca

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY

Website: http://mtroyal.ca

OLDS COLLEGE - CALGARY CAMPUS

Website: http://oldscollege.ca

SAIT

Website: http://sait.ca

ST. MARY’S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Website: http://stmu.ca

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Website: http://ucalgary.ca

NORTHEAST

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: 11 Locations

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. 

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

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! 

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. 

KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL

Address: Pineridge - 103 Pinetown Place NE

Phone: 403-975-0103

Email: info@mykinderhouse.org

Website: http://mykinderhouse.org

A unique and integrative preschool program for children ages 2 and 3 nestled in the Springbank Hill/Aspen community and the Inglewood/East Village community, providing a comprehensive academic and artistic curriculum utilizing the best of Montessori, Reggio, and Arts education. Our 8:1 ratio provides your child the individualized attention they deserve. Other features of our program include STEM, literacy, math, Spanish, professional music education, lunchtime arts and sports programs, outdoor garden, and field trips. Visit our website or call us to schedule your classroom visit today. 

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. 

MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S CENTRES

Phone: 403-255-8664; 403-550-9920

Email: info@montessoricentres.ca

Website: http://montessoricentres.ca

Family owned and operated. Celebrating 38 years! We offer seven locations with a Montessori preschool program within our full-time/year-round daycare program. Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Daycare, Kindergarten (September to June through Alberta Education) as well as School-Age Care. 

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

pre-kindergartenA program for 3- to 5-year-olds 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. Kindergarten Enhancement for Kindergarten students attending Manmeet Singh Bhullar School. Mon-Fri 1/2 day program with supervised walk over.

PROVIDENCE

Phone: 403-255-5577

Email: info@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Six preschools across the city and in community preschools. 

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Phone: 403-291-5038

Email: renfrew@renfreweducation.org

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.” 

NORTHWEST

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 3- and 4-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

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.” 

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

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

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.” 

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

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://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 2-and-a-half to 5-year-olds. Children learn through play, with the guidance of our highly experienced teachers. Call for registration details or visit our website. Registration is ongoing. 

EDELWEISS PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Address: 600 Northmount Drive NW

Phone: 403-282-4220

Email: epschool@telus.net

Website: http://epschool.ca

EdelweissCalgary’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, and class field trips. Our programs include two-day preschool for 3-year-olds and two-, three-, or five-day Jr. Kindergarten for 4- and 5-year-olds. We also offer Kindergarten for 5-year-olds. 

EDGE SCHOOL

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 3- to 5-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. 

HEART SMART MONTESSORI

Address: 280 Carragana Crescent 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

HHBHOur playschool, for 3- to 5-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. 

JOSO’S PLAY AND LEARN CENTRES INC.

Address: #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 3 and 4. 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

Maria MontessoriMMEC is an independent Montessori school delivering an authentic Montessori experience for children ages 19 months to Grade 9. We have two convenient locations: one in Southwest Calgary and one in Northwest Calgary. We offer engaging, inspiring, and self-directed programs. We provide a supportive and welcoming environment for the whole family. 

MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S CENTRES

Email: info@montessoricentres.ca

Website: http://montessoricentres.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.” 

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Sunnyside School - 211, 7 Street NW

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: registerprek@gmail.com

Website: http://pre-kindergartened.com

Address: Captain John Palliser School - 1484 Northmount Drive NW

Address: Marion Carson School - 5225 Varsity Drive NW

Address: Hope Lutheran Church - 3527 Boulton Road NW

pre-kindergartenProgramming 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 3- to 5-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 Inc. believes in offering the best quality education for children ages 3 to 5. All of our teachers are B.Ed. graduates or Child Development Supervisor certified. We implement fun and age-appropriate activities in our program; we also introduce children to pre-academics (ABCs, 123s, shapes, and colors), developmental skills and independence (social and problem-solving). Contact us at 587-353-8101 for a tour of our facility. 

PROVIDENCE

Email: info@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Six preschools across the city and in community preschools. (Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”)

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Email: renfrew@renfreweducation.org

Website: http://renfreweducation.org

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.” 

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 4-year-olds and Tuesday/Thursday classes for 3-year-olds. We offer a loving and nurturing environment for your child in a bright, cheery classroom, as well as a full-sized gym. We are committed to inspiring a love for learning and creativity in a play-based environment. 

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Address: Early Learning Campus - 6305, 33 Avenue NW

Email: admissions@rivervalleyschool.ca

Website: http://rivervalleyschool.ca

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 play-based, Reggio-inspired preschool that has served Central Northwest and Northeast communities in Calgary for more than 35 years. We are dedicated to offering a top care and learning environment! 

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: Palliser Community Centre (Spanish and English Program)

Seedlings Spanish Preschool is a Reggio-inspired program that offers a Spanish Immersion Program for 2-and-a-half to 5-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. 

SILVER SPRINGS PRESCHOOL

Phone: 403-288-2616

Email: programs@silverspringscommunity.ca

Website: http://silverspringspreschool.com

Where children learn through play! We have wonderful Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes for 4-year-olds and Tuesday/Thursday classes for 3-year-olds. We provide a social and physical environment which encourages children through teacher and child-directed play activities to develop their listening, language and communication skills, creativity, physical coordination, and social skills. All classes include Speech Therapy, Music, Exercise (Yoga, Gym), and Jolly Phonics (for 4-year-olds). 

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 3- and 4-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

VarsityWe offer terrific morning/afternoon programs for three- and four-year-olds. 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/playschool

Registration for the 2018/2019 school year starts February 12, 2018. 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. 

SOUTHEAST

BELLA CASA MONTESSORI

Address: Bay 104, 5430 - 17 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-313-7235

Email: kidsmart@shaw.ca

For 3- to 6-year-olds. 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

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://www.brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under "Northeast."

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

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

Please see our full listing under "Special Needs."

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

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

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Website: http://www.gritcalgarysociety.com

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

GREEN DOOR PRESCHOOL

Address: 11150 Bonaventure Drive SE (Trico Centre)

Phone: 403-870-7367

Email: debbie@greendoorschool.ca

Website: http:/www.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, children 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://www.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 3- and 4-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.

JUMPING JELLIES

Address: 4411 Manitoba Road SE

Phone: 403-690-9790

Email: marina@jumpingjellies.ca

Website: http://www.jumpingjellies.ca

Jumping Jellies is a lively and innovative dance and play program for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children. Jumping Jellies has a variety of programs including preschool/toddler dance, mommy and me play & dance, baby wearing dance, and birthday parties. Opening soon! Jumping Jellies Creative Arts Playschool: Monday to Friday, 9am to 12pm. Drop-In Playschool available. To register, visit jumpingjellies.ca/creative-arts-playschool or email Marina..

KIDSU

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://www.kidsu.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

KINDERHOUSE PRESCHOOL

Address: Inglewood - 1401, 10 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-975-0103

Email: info@mykinderhouse.org

Website: http://www.mykinderhouse.org

A unique and integrative preschool program for children ages 3 and 4 nestled in the Springbank Hill/Aspen community and the Inglewood/East Village community, providing a comprehensive academic and artistic curriculum utilizing the best of Montessori, Reggio, and Arts education. Our 8:1 ratio provides your child the individualized attention they deserve. Other features of our program include STEM, literacy, math, Spanish, professional music education, lunchtime arts and sports programs, outdoor garden, 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://www.mapleridgepreschool.com

Mapleridge Cooperative is a play-based, parent-run cooperative preschool. This non-denominational, non-profit preschool has been in operation for over 35 years, and has programs for 3- and 4-year-olds. We let children tap into their imaginations through play or unleash their creative side with arts and crafts. Mapleridge Preschool will allow your child to develop and grow in a caring, nurturing environment while learning skills that will prepare them for Kindergarten. Registration is ongoing, call or email. Connect on Facebook!

MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S CENTRES

Email: info@montessoricentres.ca

Website: http://www.montessoricentres.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

PRE-KINDERGARTEN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Address: Colonel Walker School - 1921, 9 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-605-2988

Email: registerprek@gmail.com

Website: http://www.pre-kindergartened.com

pre-kindergartenColonel Walker School: Pre-Kindergarten for ages 3 to 5 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.

PROVIDENCE

Email: info@providencechildren.com

Website: http://www.providencechildren.com

Six preschools across the city and in community preschools. (Please see our full listing under "Special Needs."

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Email: renfrew@renfreweducation.org

Website: http://www.renfreweducation.org

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

TOT SPOT PRESCHOOL

Address: 1507 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-271-8894

Email: info@totspotpreschool.ca

Website: http://www.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. Our teachers have Alberta certification and 60 years of combined preschool teaching experience. Come check us out!

WILLOW PARK PRESCHOOL

Address: 680 Acadia Drive SE

Phone: 403-271-7016

Email: willowparkpreschool@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.willowparkpreschool.com

Willow Park Preschool is a parent-run cooperative that offers morning and afternoon pre-Kindergarten classes for children ages 3 to 5. 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. Contact us today!

SOUTHWEST

BANBURY CROSSROADS SCHOOL

Address: #201, 2451 Dieppe Avenue SW

Website: http://www.banburycrossroads.com

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

BEHAVIOUR THERAPY AND LEARNING CENTRE (BTLC)

Email: admin@btlc.ca

Website: http://www.btlc.ca

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Email: info@brightpathkids.com

Website: http://www.brightpathkids.com/locations

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - EARLY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (EDC)

Email: earlydevelopmentcentres@cbe.ab.ca

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

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

CALGARY BOARD OF EDUCATION - KINDERGARTEN

Email: cbecommunications@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://www.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://www.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 3 to 5. 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 FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Email: admissions@cfis.com

Website: http://www.calgaryfrench.com

Please see our full listing under “Languages: Bilingual & Immersion.”

CALGARY WALDORF SCHOOL

Email: info@calgarywaldorf.org

Website: http://www.algarywaldorf.org

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

CLEAR WATER ACADEMY

Email: vblahut@clearwateracademy.com

Website: http://www.clearwateracademy.com

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

G.R.I.T. CALGARY SOCIETY

Website: http://www.gritcalgarysociety.com

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

GLENBROOK COMMUNITY PRESCHOO

Phone: 403-686-6868

Website: http://www.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 3- and 4-year-olds are offered. For registration information, visit our website!

GLENMORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Website: http://www.gcaschool.com

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

HAYSBORO COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 204, 89 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-253-1563

Email: info@haysboro.org

Website: http://www.haysboro.org

Haysboro Preschool offers affordable programs for 3- and 4-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.

JOSO’S PLAY AND LEARN CENTRES INC.

Website: http://www.josos.ca

Please see our full listing under “‘Northwest.”

KIDSU

Email: info@kidsu.ca

Website: http://www.kidsu.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

KINDERHAUS MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL & KINDERHAUS MONTESSORI ACADEMY

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

Phone: 403-460-3442

Email: info@kinderhausmontessori.ca

Website: http://www.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: Springbank - 7655, 26 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-975-0103

Email: info@mykinderhouse.org

Website: http://www.mykinderhouse.org

A unique and integrative preschool program for children ages 2 through 5, nestled in the Springbank Hill/Aspen community and the Inglewood/East Village community, providing a comprehensive academic and artistic curriculum utilizing the best of Montessori, Reggio, and Arts education. Our 8:1 ratio provides your child the individualized attention they deserve. Other features of our program include STEM, literacy, math, Spanish, professional music education, lunchtime arts and sports programs, outdoor garden, and field trips. Visit our website or call to schedule your classroom visit today.

KINGSLAND COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 505, 78 Avenue SW

Phone: 403-258-1308

Email: kingslandpreschool@gmail.com

Website: http://www.kingslandcommunitypreschool.com

Kingsland Preschool is a cooperative preschool operated by a parent board offering classes for 3- and 4-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 47 years. Contact us or visit our website.

LEARNING ADVENTURES PRESCHOOL

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

Phone: 403-242-2896, Ext. 312

Email: admissions@calgarychristianschool.com

Website: http://www.calgarychristianschool.com

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

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://www.learningexperience.ca

Learning Experience has served south Calgary families for 40 years! Conveniently located one kilometre from Spruce Meadows, we offer a variety of programs for children ages 3 to 5 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

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Address: 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW

Phone: 403-243-5420, Ext. 123

Email: admissions@lycee.ca

Website: http://www.lycee.ca

Lycee LouisEstablished in 1966, Lycée Louis Pasteur is Calgary’s premier French school. We welcome children 3 years old to Grade 12. We are the only school in Calgary to teach the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education curricula, offering students a unique education. No prior French is needed to enroll in our preschool, Kindergarten, and French Language Immersive Program (Grades 1 to 5).

MARIA MONTESSORI EDUCATION CENTRE (MMEC)

Phone: 403-668-8538

Email: info@mmec.ca

Website: http://mmec.ca

Please see our full listing in "Northwest"

MASTER’S ACADEMY & COLLEGE

Address: 4414 Crowchild Trail SW

Phone: 403-242-7034, Ext. 210

Email: registrar@masters.ab.ca

Website: http://www.masters.ab.ca

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

MI CASA MONTESSORI

Phone: 403-604-6933

Email: admin@micasamontessori.ca

Website: http://www.micasamontessori.ca

Mi Casa Montessori respects each child’s uniqueness and aspires to create a nurturing environment which provides opportunities for each child to experience the excitement of learning. Within our Montessori environment, each lesson has been carefully chosen to encourage the optimal physical, cognitive, social, and emotional growth of your child.

MONTESSORI CHILDREN’S CENTRES

Email: info@montessoricentres.ca

Website: http://www.montessoricentres.ca

Please see our full listing under “Northeast.”

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY PRESCHOOL

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6410

Email: childcare@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://www.mtroyal.ca/childcare

Mount Royal PreschoolMount 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 3 to 5. The program includes a variety of active/quiet, indoor/outdoor, structured/unstructured activities. Nutritious snacks are also provided.

NEW HEIGHTS SCHOOL & LEARNING SERVICES

Email: info@newheightscalgary.com

Website: http://www.ewheightscalgary.com

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

NORTH POINT SCHOOL FOR BOYS

Phone: 403-744-5214

Email: info@northpoint.school

Website: http://northpoint.school

North Point North Point School for Boys is an accredited, independent Kindergarten to Grade 9 school. 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 is enriched through academies in Engineering, Financial Literacy, Action Fridays, and the optional PEP Hockey Academy.

PATHWAY MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

Phone: 403-253-1533

Email: pathwaymont@gmail.com

Website: http://www.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://www.pre-kindergartened.com

pre-kindergartenpre-kindergartenA program for 3- to 5-year-olds 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

Email: info@providencechildren.com

Website: http://www.providencechildren.com

Six preschools across the city and in community preschools. (Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

RENFREW EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Website: http://www.renfreweducation.org

Please see our full listing under “Special Needs.”

REPSOL SPORT CENTRE

Address: 2225 Macleod Trail South

Phone: 403-355-1246

Email: lmontgomery@repsolsport.com

Website: http://www.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 2-and-a-half-years-old (must be 3 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.

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

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

Phone: 403-210-0604

Website: http://www.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://www.bethanychapel.com/playschool

Our playschool provides a stimulating and enriching experience for curious 3- and 4-year-olds! Children learn through play and develop important social skills in our fun and safe atmosphere. Our facility includes play-school 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: 900 Cedarbrae Drive SW

Phone: 403-281-6755

Email: kathy@southcalgary.org

Website: http://www.sccpreschool.ca

A bright, cheery, ‘learning-through-play’ based preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds with experienced, knowledgeable, loving teachers who recognize that each child is a precious and unique gift from God. Our curriculum is 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. Affordable and subsidized. Partnering with I’m for Kids Team to provide speech, fine motor skills, and ESL assistance.

SOUTHLAND LEISURE CENTRE PLAYSCHOOL

Address: 2000 Southland Drive SW

Phone: 403-648-6555

Website: http://www.calgary.ca/playschool

Playschool Registration for 2018/2019 is February 12, 2018. 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 a variety of resources and amenities. Playschool programs are for 2- to 4-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 PRESCHOOL ACADEMY

Address: 10, 5555 Strathcona Hill SW

Phone: 403-240-4466

Website: http://thethinksunpreschool.com

Think SunEducating preschoolers for 28 years, The Think Sun Preschool offers an enriched learning program including art, music, play, and intro-French. The playroom is a vital part of our program and is where your child will develop social, decision-making, and independent judgment skills and have fun while learning. Your child will graduate a confident learner prepared to read and write, ready for Kindergarten. Registration is ongoing. Tours are available.

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!

TOWN & COUNTRY

BRIGHTPATH EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE

Address: Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere, Okotoks, AB

Phone: 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. (Please see our full listing under "Northeast.")

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS LEARNING CENTRE

Address: Chestermere, AB

Phone: 587-470-8385

Email: cclc.chestermere@gmail.com

Website: http://cclcdaycare.org

Phone: 403-510-4632

Our goal is for children to have high quality care within a structured, educational, playful and safe environment. We provide a caring, supporting, clean, healthy, and nurturing environment that helps your child reach their full potential. We believe in developing the “whole child” in all domains of early-childhood development (Language, Cognitive, Gross and Fine Motor Development, Self-Help, Adaptive Skills, Social, Emotional, Spiritual and Moral Development). At CCLC we offer care for children from 12 months to 12 years.

LA PRÉMATERNELLE LES PETITS PIEDS

Address: Airdrie, AB

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 2018 start!

STRATHCONA-TWEEDSMUIR SCHOOL

Address: Okotoks, AB

Phone: enrollment@sts.ab.ca

Website: http://sts.ab.ca

(Please see our full listing under "Alternative, Private & Charter Schools.")

SUMMIT WEST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

Address: Foothills, AB

Phone: shickling@summitwestschool.ca

Website: http://summitwestschool.ca

(Please see our full listing under "Alternative, Private & Charter Schools.")

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

Calgary WaldorfEarly 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: vblahut@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 2018 to 2019 school year.

GLENMORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Phone: 403-254-9050

Website: http://gcaschool.com

Glenmore Christian Academy is a Jr. Kindergarten to Grade 9 accredited private school. Established in 1980 by First Alliance Church, and in partnership with parents, our mission is to educate children in a dynamic Christian environment. We encourage students to strive for personal excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. We provide expert instruction in all subjects, integrating Biblical principles through all subjects as well as through chapels, and opportunities to serve.

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Phone: 403-219-3201

Email: ibelong@hcacalgary.com

Website: http://hcacalgary.com

At Heritage Christian Academy (HCA), students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 discover what they believe through academics, extracurricular, and everyday interaction with a biblical worldview. Experiences in missions, music, athletics, leadership, retreats, and field trips provide the opportunity to belong in a community. Each student is encouraged to understand their identity in Christ and to become all that God created them to be using their gifts and talents to serve others within the community.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Website: http://lycee.ca

Please see our full listing under "Southwest" and "Languages: Bilingual & Immersion."

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 North Point School for Boys is an accredited, independent Kindergarten to Grade 9 school. 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 is enriched through academies in Engineering, Financial Literacy, Action Fridays, and the optional PEP Hockey Academy.

PHOENIX FOUNDATION

Website: http://phoenixfoundation.ca

Please see our full listing under "Northeast."

RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL

Phone: 403-246-2275

Email: admissions@rivervalleyschool.ca

Website: http://rivervalleyschool.ca

At River Valley School, we nurture and develop the love of learning that is in each and every child so it remains at the core of who they are throughout their lives. We are not a one-size-fits-all school. How we teach each child is determined by who they are, and what engages them. Join us for our Open Houses in February or October, or book an individual tour at our website.

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

Strathcona TweedsmuirLocated 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 the school’s 700 students in Kindergarten to Grade 12.

SUMMIT WEST INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

Phone: 587-885-2343

Email: shickling@summitwestschool.ca

Website: http://summitwestschool.ca

Students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, who are motivated to learn and have a passion for independence, need an outlet to learn. We provide the canvas for students through self-directed learning, thereby increasing their accountability, responsibility, and empowerment. Traditional methods of teaching do not reach every student. Class sizes are small, tuition is affordable, and success is measured on the whole child. At Summit West Independent School, we teach how to think, not what to think. Schedule a tour today!

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

Website: http://calgarylibrary.ca

Use your free Calgary Public Library card for access to programs, books, movies, music, eBooks, audiobooks, and online resources for the entire family. Students can access free online tutoring with Brainfuse, prepare for tests and final exams with Solaro, and receive personalized, librarian-endorsed book recommendations from Beanstack. Head to your local library for free drop-in programs including School Support, where trained volunteers help with English, Language Arts, and Math assignments, and Math Quest, where students explore the library while completing numeracy challenges.

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, 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

BOWCROFT SCHOOL

Address: 3940, 73 Street NW

Phone: 403-777-6020

Email: rjstein@cbe.ab.ca

Website: http://school.cbe.ab.ca/school/bowcroft

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 FRENCH & INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Phone: 403-240-1500

Email: admissions@cfis.com

Website: http://calgaryfrench.com

Calgary FrenchThe Calgary French & International School offers an enriched academic program within a full French immersion learning environment alongside a high-quality, Spanish language program, vibrant arts and athletics programs, and an international curriculum to foster a strong, global ethic. The school accepts applications year-round for their preschool, Jr. Kindergarten, and full-day Kindergarten programs as well as for Grades 1 to 12.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Address: 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW

Phone: 403-243-5420, Ext. 123

Email: admissions@lycee.ca

Website: http://lycee.ca

Lycee LouisEstablished in 1966, Lycée Louis Pasteur is Calgary’s premier French school. We welcome children 3-years-old to Grade 12. We are the only school in Calgary to teach the French Ministry of Education and Alberta Education curricula, offering students a unique education. No prior French is needed to enroll in our preschool, Kindergarten, and French Language Immersive Program (Grades 1 to 5).

SEEDLINGS SPANISH PRESCHOOL

Website: http://seedlingsspanishpreschool.com

Please see our full listing under "Northwest."

THE CO-OPERATORS

Address: #318, 8338 - 18 Street SE

Phone: 403-221-7247

Email: norm_robidoux@cooperators.ca

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

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SPECIAL NEEDS

BEHAVIOUR THERAPY AND LEARNING CENTRE

Address: Suite 100, 2107 Sirocco Drive SW

Phone: 403-217-5876

Email: admin@btlc.ca

Website: http://btlc.ca

BTLC 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.

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.

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY

Address: 745, 37 Street NW

Phone: 403-270-9400

Email: intake@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org

Foothills AcademyA 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

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.

NEW HEIGHTS SCHOOL & LEARNING SERVICES

Address: 4041 Breskens Drive SW

Phone: 403-240-1312

Email: info@newheightscalgary.com

Website: http://newheightscalgary.com

New HeightsNew Heights Early Intervention Preschool Program is a play-based program for 3- to 6-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.

PROVIDENCE

Phone: 403-255-5577

Email: info@providencechildren.com

Website: http://providencechildren.com

Providence provides therapeutic and educational services to preschool children with all types of disabilities. We offer Early Intervention, Enriched Preschool, Junior Kindergarten, and Kindergarten classes at our six preschools across the city and in community preschools. Therapy supports may also be provided in child care programs and family day homes.

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.

RUNDLE ACADEMY

Address: 4330, 16 Street SW

Phone: 403-291-3866

Email: academyadmissions@rundle.ab.ca

Website: http://rundle.ab.ca

Independent, coeducational day school for students in Grades 4 to 12 with diagnosed learning disabilities. Small class sizes of 6 to 10 students promote individual attention and maximizes our students’ potential. (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: intake@foothillsacademy.org

Website: http://foothillsacademy.org

Please see our full listing under "Special Needs."

IN SYNC THERAPY SERVICES INC.

Phone: 587-892-2432

Email: intake@insynctherapy.ca

Website: http://insynctherapy.ca

In Sync Therapy Services is a family-centered therapy practice, dedicated to quality care for all ages. In Sync offers a variety of services such as Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Massage Therapy, and more! In Sync Therapy Services aims to empower families by giving the support and sense of hope that is needed to build an optimistic future.

POPPY INNOVATIONS’ KIDS COOKING CAMPS & PROGRAMS

Phone: 403-919-0176

Email: hello@poppyinnovations.ca

Website: http://poppyinnovations.ca

We’re changing the way we eat! These aren’t your typical kiddie cooking classes. Parents and children cooking together is the recipe for lifelong healthy eating habits. There are various programs for kids ages 4 to 14 as well as teens at multiple Calgary locations. Kids can discover their inner foodie in our PD Day Cooking Camps during the school year. Check our website for program locations and schedule to suit your child.

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

Phone: 403-457-3729

Email: calgary@youngrembrandts.com

Website: http://youngrembrandts.com/southernalberta

Young RembrandtsYoung Rembrandts teaches drawing, the fundamental skill of all visual arts. We teach a ‘right-brain’ activity (drawing) using a ‘left-brain’ step-by-step methodology. Our unique, proven method and curriculum help to develop/improve skills such as fine motor skills, handwriting readiness, attention to detail, increased patience, discipline, and focus. All that, plus a host of artistic skills such as art vocabulary and history, drawing, expanded creativity, imagination, and confidence. Bring us into your facility and let us show you how!

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