Registration for the Spring 2017 session on April 29 is closed.  

The parent workshops and the childcare program are full.

Thank you for your interest in this exciting early childhood literacy program for parents and grandparents of children from birth to age five (before kindergarten).

 Please check this website in July 2017 for the

2017-2018 READY! dates (fall, winter and spring sessions).

Saturday Morning Schedule:

Orientation for New Attendees – 9:30 a.m.

All Parent Workshops – 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Free Childcare (for 13 mo – 11 years; child must be pre-registered 

The READY! sessions are held in Sandpoint.  You will receive exact location information in your registration confirmation email.


 ABOUT READY! for Kindergarten:

READY! for Kindergarten is a national, research-based early childhood literacy education program for parents, grandparents and other primary caregivers of infants, toddlers and pre-school children (birth to age 5, before kindergarten).

READY! workshops and parent “tool kits” are free for all participants because the program is funded locally by the Panhandle Alliance for Education  ( A non-profit 501 (c)3 organization, Panhandle Alliance for Education’s mission is to promote excellence in local education and broad-based community support for the Lake Pend Oreille School District through annual teacher grants and strategic educational programs.

Please note that even if you’ve attended previous READY! workshops, you must pre-register for each workshop; you are not automatically registered.

For more information on the national READY! for Kindergarten organization, please visit their  website  – .