Research shows kindergarten readiness can impact how successful a child is in high school, yes, high school. Kindergarten readiness can lead to greater academic success, lower dropout rates, and better health and lifestyle habits.
The Haverhill Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) will host a kindergarten readiness presentation. The Moody School director, Kristi-Lynn Craig, will discuss the importance of preparing for kindergarten at an online meeting Thursday, March 3, 2022, at 6 pm. Registration is required.
About the Presentation and Presenter
As parents, we want our children to be prepared to engage with the world around them. One step in that preparation is kindergarten. Parents can take several necessary steps to support their children in their kindergarten readiness skills and the transition to kindergarten. Ms. Craig will explore the supports to help children transition to kindergarten.
Ms. Craig, Director at the Moody School locations on Margin and Main streets in Haverhill, has spent more than 15 years working in special education settings. She views her primary role as advocating for student success, family engagement, and teacher support. Ms. Craig's experience includes teaching in a full-inclusion setting for second and third graders, teaching in a kindergarten to third grade substantially separate classroom, and working as a special education administrator.