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News related to: Sand Hill School

New Program Offering: 1-on-1 Executive Functioning Coaching

Is your bright child or teen struggling in school? Do they have trouble paying attention? Planning and prioritizing? Starting and staying focused on tasks through to completion? Do they have difficulty regulating their emotions? If so, they may have issues with executive functioning. Read more ›

CHC’s Dr. Ramsey Khasho Takes New Role as Chief Clinical Officer

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Ramsey Khasho, Director of The Center at CHC, has been appointed to fill a new role at the agency: Chief Clinical Officer (CCO). As CHC continues to grow to meet the needs of a community faced with growing mental health concerns, it is important for an extraordinary leader to have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all clinical programs agency-wide. Read more ›

Announcing New Head of Sand Hill School: Jeff Kozlowski

We are very pleased to introduce our new Head of Sand Hill School, Jeff Kozlowski. Jeff has over twenty years as an educator and champion of students, families and teachers, and  extensive background in working with children with learning differences. Read more ›

Sand Hill School Serves Struggling Early Learners

Sand Hill School, a new private school for struggling students in kindergarten through third grade, concluded its first week of operation Friday (Feb. 4)

Located at 650 Clark Way in Palo Alto,  and run by the Children’s Health Council, the early intervention program provides small classrooms and individualized teaching strategies to help students with social and attention difficulties before they can get traditional diagnoses when they begin to read Read more ›

New School Offers Place for Struggling Students to Thrive

PALO ALTO, CA (January 6, 2011)  Children’s Health Council announces the opening of Sand Hill School, a new private school for kindergarten through third grade children who are bright but who are struggling in a conventional classroom.

When children start to show signs that school is not working for them in preschool, kindergarten or first grade, parents typically think, “Maybe he’ll grow out of it.” But Rosalie Whitlock, educational specialist and executive director of Children’s Health Council, advises, “Act now to relax later.” While acting early may be counterintuitive for parents, early support can change a child’s entire self-perspective and his outlook on school, especially as academic challenges grow. Read more ›