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Parent Participation

Family involvement is what makes cooperative preschools so unique. Each family either holds a parent job, serves on a committee or the Parent Board of Directors. Some of the jobs require work evenly spread throughout the year, and others are seasonally intensive, with down time between tasks. For example, some parents make play dough, do laundry, repair toys, make library trips, help care for school pets, or help organize fundraising events. 

In addition, each family will be required to fulfill 12 volunteer/maintenance hours. These hours can be fulfilled by working school opening or school maintenance days. Families can also sign up to work at our school booth at community events. You may also be able to fulfill hours by coordinating special projects with teachers or the director. All unfulfilled hours will be billed at the end of the year at the rate of $30 per hour.

By joining the MHPCNS community you help us join together to aid in the running of the school.

In-class Work Days

A parent is required to volunteer in the classroom one day per week. (Buyout or “drop off” may be possible pending sufficient enrollment per class)

Parent Job

In addition to maintenance hours, each family holds a parent job, serves on a committee or participates in the Parent Board of Directors.

Beautification Days
(12 hours)

Approximately once a month, our community of parents come together to clean and beautify our school.

Parent Education Meetings

Our parents attend educational meetings, such as positive discipline.


Paying monthly tuition dues and supporting fundraising efforts.

Our Classes

We offer play-based classes for children 15 months to 5 years old.

Our Teachers

The best education is an active partnership between parents, teachers, and children.


Come play & learn with us and be directly involved in your child's education.

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