Our Program

Santa Barbara City College Continuing Education provides the Parent Education Instructor for the Starr King program. We accept children ages 2 years 9 months to 5 years old in our morning preschool program. They may attend two, three, or four mornings a week depending on their age. We also offer an optional program in the afternoons, Monday–Thursday 12:00–4:00 PM.

AM Program

8:45 Free choice
10:05 Hand washing and transition to snack group
10:15 Snack group and stories
10:45 Free choice inside and out
11:30 Clean – up
11:40 Meeting Time
12:00 Clean up
12:10 End of morning Seminar
PM Program

12:00 Transition from meeting time to upper yard for lunch
12:15 Free choice in upper yard
1:00 Story on the side patio
1:15 Quiet time (lasts until children are rested /awake)
2:15 Indoor / Outdoor choice time
3:00 Snack
3:20 Clean up
3:30 Music / movement
3:50 Pick up time
4:00 Closing

Our program consists of a preschool (see Childrens Curriculum) and parent education classes (Adult Curriculum). There is a high level of Parent Participation required. If this sounds of interest to you, we invite you to review the Enrollment Process.