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We help parents
have it all.

The quality of early childhood experience determines your child’s future well-being. Access the best learning experience that supports your unique lifestyle.
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    Highly-vetted early childhood educators
    Access expert educators who have passed Dearest's seven-step screening process, including in person interviews and practical assessments.
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    Research-based Dearest curriculum
    Strengthen your child’s cognitive and socio-emotional development with research-based, developmentally-appropriate content. Learn more about our approach.
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    Quality that doesn't cost a fortune
    Set up or join our group programs and pay up to 60% less than other quality options.

Community of passionate educators

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    Every Dearest educator has been carefully selected from thousands of applicants, resulting in <3% acceptance rate.
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    Each applicant is vetted through our rigorous seven-step screening process, including in-person interviews and practical assessments.
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    All educators are required to have a proven track record of quality teaching and childcare experience.

Dearest School Readiness Program

The Dearest School Readiness Program is designed to promote and strengthen children's language skills, number sense, social skills, self regulation, and executive functioning through play-based learning and our Dearest curriculum. This semester-long, in-home program is taught by a high-quality Dearest Educator and focused on supporting children's intellectual development, curiosity, and confidence!

3 - 4 students per group | 3-hour sessions | Hosted by one of the participating families | Options for 2 or 3 days a week, AM (9am-12pm) or PM (3pm-6pm) | Progress Reports sent at the end of each class

Future-ready Afterschool Program

Accelerate your child’s learning with our specialized programs designed for 4 - 8 year olds. Our Dearest curriculum focuses on building future-ready skills to help your child succeed in the ever-changing world.

3 - 4 students per group | 3 - 6pm | Semester-based | In the hosting student’s home | Option of pick-up available | Reports & milestone tracking
2 days / week
From $28/hr
3 days / week
From $24/hr
5 days / week
From $19/hr

Maximize your child's potential

65% of the jobs available today will not exist when our little ones grow up. In addition to the academic foundations, our innovative approach focuses on the development of interdisciplinary skills and critical thinking, to help your child build skills that they will need in the future.

Innovation meets personalization

Every child learns differently. Your child might be curious about music, excited about inventing, or passionate about science. Dedicated Dearest educators tailor every lesson to best support your child’s interests, grow their curiosity, and foster a growth mindset.

Your family's dream team

By joining Dearest, your child will be learning from a community of educators who believe in the power of high-quality early childhood education. From preschool to after-school programs, we help create a dynamic, child-centered, educational experience that meets your family’s unique needs.

Find the best program for your child!

Tell us what you are looking for and our education coordinators will be in touch.