San Anselmo Co-Op Preschool

by Vega Pao 09/30/2018

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Time flies! I recently ran into a mother whose son attended the San Anselmo Co-op preschool with my son back in 1992. When I paid a visit to the school last week, I was delighted to find that the after-school program is still running by the same lovely mother after all these years! This visit brought back so many memories. The school maintains the same philosophy of letting the kids be kids, as their website states: “Learning and fun are synonymous.”  The co-op is a hands-on program where parents of enrolled children participate in school activities. I enjoyed working side by side and collaborating with other parents, and we got to know each other and built a strong bond. This model has been running successfully for more than 70 years!



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I would like to share this article from their website:

San Anselmo Co-Operative Nursery School is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that has been providing a unique experience for young children and their parents to learn and grow alongside one another since 1947. The strength, interest and talents of participating parents provides the energy that fuels the school, which allows them to create the kind of school they desire for their child.

By sharing experiences, insights, joys and struggles, relationships are nurtured and friendships are made. Relying on parent ingenuity, teamwork and labor, helps keep fees low and the program available to a wide spectrum of people.

We aim to foster physical, emotional, intellectual, and social growth in each child by providing opportunities to explore the world and discover new things in a playful and meaningful way. With a flexible daily routine, we strive to achieve a balance between spontaneity and structure. We hope that this strong foundation helps set the pace for a lifelong love of learning. 

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Vega Pao

My life and work experiences taught me the skills of effective communication with others, unique problem solving abilities, astute attention to detail, and the art of thinking resourcefully.

I help family moving forward whether first-time buyer achieving homeownership dream, empty nester downsizing or investor looking for residual income. I view buying and selling property as a team effort between buyer/seller and real estate brokerage. Having a knowledgeable, experienced and caring real estate agent on your side can help make the process a breeze.

I believe our home is our sanctuary, a place where we can experience ourselves most authentically. It's a powerful tool of self-expression consciously or subconsciously. I'd like very much the opportunity of helping you find the home that will reflect your own unique individual personality. I am trained and certified as a Classical Feng Shui specialist. I also fluent in Mandarin (Chinese), read, write and speak.