Get Ready 4 Kindergarten is a family-based program you and your child can do together. Developed by two grandmothers who have over 40 years of experience in early childhood education, GR4K is a year-long learning-based program that families can do at home. GR4K will help you teach your child the skills needed to enter Kindergarten ready to succeed.
Karen Francis Meyer is a retired Massachusetts elementary school principal. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education/Special Education, a M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling, and a M.Ed. in School Administration. Before becoming a principal, Karen worked as a teacher or counselor in Rhode Island, Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, and Yokosuka, Japan (DODDS/DoDEA). Karen is married to her high school sweetheart, a retired naval officer. Together, they moved and “re-homed” their 2 children around the country and the world for 30 years. They have been additionally blessed with 2 wonderful granddaughters.
Karen J. Andrews has 27 years of early childhood teaching experience; 22 years of which have been in first grade. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and is certified to teach K-3. Karen is married to a retired naval officer and is the mother of 2 daughters. Their military family lived in South Carolina, Rhode Island, California, and Mississippi before settling in Florida. Karen is the proud grandmother of 6 amazing children.