January Monthly Newsletter


Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! With the New Year come lots of new things around Taylor Made School of Austin. We’re incredibly excited to begin 2016, especially with all of the fun events we have coming up!

What’s New with Taylor Made?

Remember the photos we shared last month of our East Austin location? We can’t wait to start cleaning the place up and – guess what! The clean-up crew started yesterday and will be working around the property until the 8th of January to get our first location up and running!

The clean-up crew is a local business and dear friend of our founder, Taylor Goodwin. As a local Austinite, Taylor strives to continually support local businesses around the city. Our school is incredibly grateful for the local businesses that support Taylor Made.

New Memberships

We’re excited to continue to add experience for Taylor Made School of Austin. We’re proud to announce that Taylor Made is now a member of the following organizations:

  • Teachers First
  • National Association of Special Education Teachers ( NASET)
  • CEC Council for Exceptional Children
  • Hill Country Chapter of the Texas Association for Play Therapy ( HCC-TAPT)

Registration is Now OPEN!

The wait is finally over! Taylor Made Summer Camp registration is now open. There will be five week-long sessions for ages 4 to 12. Spots are filling up quick – register today! At Taylor Made Summer Camp your kiddos will be encouraged through exciting and creative opportunities to explore their world.

Additionally, registration for Taylor Made Day Camp will be open today at 4pm on Eventbrite. As with our summer camp, we’re expecting the spots to fill pretty quickly. You won’t want to miss out on this exciting opportunity!

There are partial and full scholarships available for our camps if you’re interested! Don’t let the cost get in your way. Taylor Made is even giving away ONE FREE WEEK of camp to a lucky kiddo!

Thank You

To our newest sponsor, Thundercloud Subs! We couldn’t thank you enough for your extremely generous donation to Taylor Made. We’re excited to raffle off their donation at our first Taylor Made Talks event!

Taylor Made Talks

Don’t forget about our first Taylor Made Talks event at the end of the month! Taylor Made Talks is our newest program that is devoted to offering emotional and social support to youth who need to cope in order to thrive.

Mark your calendars for Sunday, January 24th from 10:30am to noon so you can join us for our meet-and-greet, fundraiser, and ‘Question and Answer’ segment! You’ll get to hear from everyone leading the way over here at Taylor Made School of Austin – you won’t want to miss it!

Date: Sunday, January 24th

Location: Mozart’s Coffee (3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703)

Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

On the Horizon

Jason’s Deli Fundraiser – Coming in February, we’ve partnered with Jason’s Deli for a Taylor Made fundraiser. The rules are simple: purchase a meal at Jason’s Deli (located on Research Blvd) and drop your receipt in the “GroupRaise.com” donation box in the restaurant. For every receipt in the box, Jason’s Deli will give Taylor Made 15% of the meals purchased.

RSVP to let us know that you’ll be eating at Jason’s Deli on February 11th from 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

Follow Us

On Facebook for updates around Taylor Made! You can also keep up with us on our blog, where we are often talking about ways to implement Montessori teachings.

Leaving You with Food for Thought

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? If you haven’t, consider what you could do for someone else this year. Is it volunteering your free time to help others in need? Or maybe, you have a charity that you’ve committed to donating to this year – even if it’s just $5 a month, anything can help!

Remember: focusing on others around us is important, but don’t forget to focus on yourself, too. Often times we lose sight of ourselves in the commotion that is life. Don’t let that happen this year – be the best “you” that you can be!

Have a great New Year everyone! We can’t wait to see you at our different events throughout the month!


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