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Bee’s Knees Preschool

School Year 2019/2020 Information

Preschool is a time of brain development and learning to love learning, Bee’s Knees Programs staff are trained to assist the inquisitive independent minds of young children in a supportive caring environment.

Bee’s Knees Programs offers a balanced Preschool curriculum with developmentally appropriate practices. Our program supports learning foundations of local school districts common core standards. Our goal of developing well-rounded lifelong learners is supported through a variety of teaching techniques to enhance a variety of learning styles, developing critical thinking, math concepts and artistic appreciation. Developmental milestones are achieved through interactive science/ STEM, social emotional and physical fitness curriculum. Language arts, phonics programs are implemented through physical activities and practical fine motor development. We have adopted Zoophonics, Handwriting Without Tears, Mathematics Their Way, DECA and Second Steps as guidelines for our preschool classes.

Bee’s Knees Programs staff brings a passion for education - Supporting well-rounded, hands-on positive learning experience to create a lifetime love of learning.

Children must be completely responsible for their own bathroom needs. Children must meet the age requirement as of December 1, 2019.

San Ramon Community Center at Central Park         Bee's Knees Participant

Program Opportunity

  • Superior Academic Foundation
  • Theme Based Curriculum
  • Introduction to the Zoo-phonics Program
  • Fine Motor and Sensory Development
  • Introduction to Handwriting Without Tears
  • Encouragement of Independence
  • Encouragement of Unique Gifts and Talents
  • Students are encouraged to see themselves as Readers and Writers     

Philosophy and Mission
To provide an exciting and fresh academic approach to a preschool program that is fun and stimulating that gives students the confidence to succeed in any educational setting.

  • High value at a reasonable cost
  • 8:1 student to teacher ratio
  • An educational setting where students form the foundations necessary to be ready to learn
  • Educational opportunities to learn preschool foundations in math, language arts, social studies, art, music, science, and physical education
  • Individualized “teachable moments” for each child, based on each child’s individual needs
  • Regular parent advisories via email/daily classroom updates
  • Curriculum aligns with Preschool Foundations and Common Core Standards
  • Affordable, Highest-Quality Program Available
  • Artistic Expression and Music Awareness

About the Instructor

Kim Zmarlza Kim Zmarzla has had extensive teaching experience with much of her practice occurring in the East Bay area. She has worked as a lead Preschool teacher for many years and as a Para Professional for children with disabilities in the Dublin Unified School District. She is also an advocate for individuals living with epilepsy or seizure disorders.

Kim’s background is in early childhood education. She has worked with children and their families for over twenty years sharing learning experiences with children, helping them to explore the world around them and to grow intellectually. Kim believes preschool is full of exploration and new experiences for the students and their families. This passion is what drove Kim to move from being a lead Preschool Teacher to taking on the excitement of
overseeing all of Happy Scholars.

If you’d like to contact the instructor regarding Bee's Knees Programs, please email her at: Beeskneesprograms@gmail.com

 

Registration Information 2020/2021 School Year:

Bee's Knees Preschool Open House:
Interested to hear what all the buzz is about? Come learn and explore our preschool setting with "Miss Kim," and her team of educators.

Location: San Ramon Community Center at Central Park

Date/Time: August 17, 2020 10:30am-11:30am OR 5:00pm-6:00pm

 

Bee's Knees Preschool Parent Orientation: 
All parents/guardians should attend the mandatory orientation prior to the start of the session.

Location: San Ramon Community Center at Central Park

Date Range: August 19, 10:30am-11:30pm OR 5:00-6:00pm

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Registration Information 2019/2020 School Year:

Bee's Knees Preschool Parent Orientation:
All parents/guardians should attend the mandatory orientation prior to the start of the session.

Location: San Ramon Community Center at Central Park

Date Range: Thursday, August 22, 10:30am-12:30pm OR 6:30-8:30pm

 

Green Class - Age 3 - Session III
Registrants in Session II will receive priority registration for Session III.  Priority Registration will be from October 28-November 15. If space is available after priority registration, registration for Session III will open to the public on November 16.

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs
Required Materials Fee: $50 for new students / $40 for returning students
Ages: 3
$630(R)/$787.50(N)
San Ramon Olympic Pool, Activity Room
Tue, Thu 1/28-3/19      9:00am-12:00pm           Act#5264

Red Class - Age 4 - Session III
Registrants in Session II will receive priority registration for Session III.  Priority Registration will be from October 28-November 15. If space is available after priority registration, registration for Session III will open to the public on November 16.

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs
Required Materials Fee: $60 for new students / $50 for returning students.
Ages: 4
$1,127(R)/$1,408.75(N)
San Ramon Olympic Pool, Activity Room
Mon, Wed, Fri 1/27-3/20      9:00am-12:30pm    Act#5266
No Class 2/17

Green Class -Age 3- Session IV
Registrants in Session III will receive priority registration for Session IV.  Priority Registration will occur until May 11, 2020. If space is available after priority registration, registration for Session IV will open to the public on May 12, 2020.

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs
Required Materials Fee: $50 for new students / $40 for returning students
Ages: 3
$672(R)/$840(N)
San Ramon Community Center
Tue, Thu 3/24-5/21      9:00am-12:00pm           Act#5265

Red Class - Age 4 - Session IV
Registrants in Session III will receive priority registration for Session IV.  Priority Registration will occur until May 11, 2020. If space is available after priority registration, registration for Session IV will open to the public on May 12, 2020.

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs
Required Materials Fee: $60 for new students / $50 for returning students
Ages: 4
$1,176(R)/$1,470(N)
San Ramon Community Center
Mon, Wed, Fri 3/23-5/22      9:00am-12:30pm         Act#5267
No Class 4/6, 4/8, 4/10

 

Bee's Knees Preschool Extended Care Drop-in Pass

Drop-in pass for current registrants in Bee's Knees Preschool for school year 2019-2020. One use is valid for either AM Extended Care, 8:30-9:00am, or PM Extended Care, 12:00-12:30pm for Age 3 and 12:30-1:00pm for Age 4. 

Pass are valid for this school year only and will not roll over to the next year. Any unused passes will be forfeited at the end of the final session in May 2020. 

BKP - Extended Care - 10 Use Pass

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs

Drop-in pass for current registrants in Bee's Knees Preschool for school year 2019-2020. Pass are valid for this school year only and will roll over to the next year. Any unused passes will be forfeited and not refunded at the end of the final session in May 2020. 

Ages: 3-4
$70(R)/$87.50(N)
Location TBD
Open All Day     Act#2816

BKP - Extended Care - 5 Use Pass

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs

Drop-in pass for current registrants in Bee's Knees Preschool for school year 2019-2020. Pass are valid for this school year only and will roll over to the next year. Any unused passes will be forfeited and not refunded at the end of the final session in May 2020. 

Ages: 3-4
$40(R)/$50(N)
Location TBD
Open All Day     Act#3545

 

BKP - Extended Care - Single Use Pass

Instructor: Bee's Knees Programs

Drop-in pass for current registrants in Bee's Knees Preschool for school year 2019-2020. Pass are valid for this school year only and will not roll over to the next year. Any unused passes will be forfeited and not refunded at the end of the final session on May 22, 2020. 

One use is valid for either AM Extended Care, 8:30-9:00am, or PM Extended Care, 12:00-12:30pm for Age 3 and 12:30-1:00pm for Age 4. 

Ages: 3-4
$10(R)/$12.50(N)
Location TBD
Open All Day     Act#2811
No Class 9/02, 10/04, 11/01, 11/11, 11/25, 11/26, 11/27, 11/28, 11/29, 1/20, 2/17, 2/18, 4/06, 4/07, 4/08, 4/09, 4/10

For questions, please call Youth and Preschool Coordinator, Andrew Mendes (925) 973-3200