Bev Bos

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Bev Bos (1934-2016) was an American teacher, author, and singer. She began her career as a parent volunteer at Roseville Community Preschool in 1965 and then spent almost 50 years as its director. 1

Bos was a passionate advocate of child-centered, developmentally appropriate play-based programs for young children and continued to maintain a full schedule of national and international speaking engagements until her death.

The following videos provide an overview of Bos’s philosophy in her own words and offer a look into Roseville Community Preschool:

Other resources:

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Josie is an early childhood educator turned children's librarian from Kansas City, MO. When she's not promoting play and early literacy, she loves to spend time with her family and travel. During her rare moments of free time, you can find Josie curled up with a cat and a good book. Feel free to reach out to her with early literacy questions or ask for book recommendations.