We hope that this information will assist you in finding the right school, child care, a pediatrician, and fun activities.
Students with Families
In Student Services we are committed to assisting all MIIS students with their transition to graduate school, including students who have their own families. Returning to graduate school while also being a parent can be a stressful endeavor. Here are some local resources to help ease that transition.
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Pacific Grove Unified School District
Carmel Unified School District
North Monterey County School District
The North Monterey County School District serves all of North Monterey County, which includes the city of Salinas. Located approximately 30 minutes north of Monterey, Salinas is an easy commute to your classes.
Monterey County Head Start Program
Monterey Bay Kids
Monterey Bay Kids is a great resource for finding fun activities to do with your kids in the area. It has information on family friendly beaches, parks, camps and other extracurricular activities that are available to you.
Being a student means that you will not always be able to spend all of the time you want with your children while you are attending classes. Below you will find some helpful information for daytime childcare should you need arrange this for your children.
Children's Creative Learning Centers
Great Beginnings Early Learning Center
Childcare Smiles provides information on various preschool options in the Monterey area. It is a great tool to use when looking for schooling options for your young children.
Finding a pediatrician can be a challenge, especially when you have just relocated to a new community. Here are a few pediatricians in the community that MIIS students have taken their children to in the past. If you know of good pediatrician who is not listed here, let Student Services know.
Monterey Peninsula Pediatric Group
2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Suite B210, Monterey, CA
Pediatric Group of Monterey
920 Cass Street, Monterey, CA 93940