City Series: Joanne Stratton Tate, Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

Tim Briggs City Series

Joanne Stratton Tate, Head of School at the non-profit Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, discusses her background and her passion for preschool education (3:38), the importance of preschool education in the life of a child (8:15), how many immigrant children are behind in reading heading into Kindergarten (13:10), what the dual language approach is and how the school utilizes it (21:38), what makes a high-quality preschool (26:41), the school’s program for infants and toddlers (29:25), advice for parents of infants and toddlers (33:54), and how important it is for parents to be involved in their children’s education (35:25).