Visiting Educators

The Growing Place is committed to supporting the development of educators.

We offer several opportunities to visit, observe, reflect and interact with materials.

Educator Tours


Our tour begins at our Ocean Park Campus and includes an introduction to our program, classrooms observations and Q&A. Participants enjoy lunch off-site and return to our Marine Park campus and meet with teachers to participate in the process we use to analyze curriculum.

Educator Tours are from 9 am to 3:30 pm.


Our Upcoming Educator Tours

Friday, May 1, 2014

Sign up for an Educator Tour Here



Our Workshops are held at The Growing Place Marine Park from 9 am – 12 pm. Workshops are designed to create an exchange between colleagues and develop an understanding of the featured topics (please see each link for workshop descriptions and registration).

Our Upcoming Workshops:

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Uniting Mind, Body and Soul Through Expressive Languages with Young Children

Ally Voye, Atelierista, coreographer/dancer

Kady Hoffman, Atelierista, visual artist

Join us as we use movement and the visual arts, tapping into children’s expressiveness, to represent their cognitive, emotional and spiritual selves.

Sign up for an Educator Workshop Here

Private Tours


When we share our program with others, we want to ensure that our guests are provided with a clear understanding of our approach. This takes time and availability of our staff to truly relay the details of our program and answer questions. We can arrange private tours. Our teachers and directors are also willing to consult with programs. Please complete the Request for a Private Tour Form and submit it to, or fax it to 310-399-6560.


ECE students receive a discount of $25 toward any Educator Tour or Workshop. Please bring a copy of your current student ID or syllabus.

Groups of 8 or more receive 20% off the group cost for Tours or Workshops provided by The Growing Place.