Category: news

Welcome, Juanita!

We are very excited to be welcoming Juanita Chiviliu, from La Puerta Abierta in Guatemala, to Boston this month! The connection began with Sara Yablon–Smith, one of our parents and also the longtime friend of La Puerta Abierta’s founder, Amanda Flayer. Since our introduction back in June, we have been working on ways to collaborate… Read more »

Brid and Marina Take Part in the Sunday Times Festival of Education

For this past school year, Pine Village (our Brighton and Kendall locations, to be specific) has been involved in a research project with Harvard University. The project is part of the Research Schools International project initiative led by Harvard Graduate School of Education to bridge the gap between research and practice in the field of… Read more »

Pine Village Preschool Named Top Language Immersion Program

We are excited to announce that Pine Village Preschool has been named the 2014 Family Favorite for “Best Language Immersion Program” by Boston Parents Paper readers. Many thanks to those of you who voted! To read the article, please see: And if you’d like to read more about our approach, please see our Spanish… Read more »

Benefits of Being Bilingual

Did you catch last week’s Needham Times article, “Being Bilingual: Parents See Benefits of Learning Second Languages Early” (July 17, 2014)? Many thanks to the Needham Times for a great article, as well as to parents Derek Oliveira and Catherine Caldwell-Harris for taking the time to speak to the reporter. If you haven’t had a… Read more »

Kaymbu Comes To All Pine Village Locations

Pine Village Preschool Introduces iPad-based System to Enhance Family Communication and EngagementNew system keeps parents and teachers better connected with the children they care for and love.Pine Village Preschool, the leading Spanish-immersion early education program in the Northeast United States, is implementing an innovative new technology in its eight Boston-area locations to connect parents with… Read more »

Survey says…

We recently asked our Pine Village parents to help us gain insight into their experiences as families attending Pine Village by completing a survey through Surveymonkey.  The survey was sent to 400 currently enrolled parents and we received nearly 100 responses. A fantastic result!  Before we share the results and offer our response, we would… Read more »