Note: This page’s info is for sending our tutors into schools. If you want to have your school’s own teachers teach our curriculum, check out our Curriculum Licensing.
Offer a competitive advantage for your students
Partnering with Chess at Three is a WIN-WIN for everyone!
Our program is a fun, engaging addition to your school that strengthens your brand by offering an impactful enrichment program that parents and their children love. Chess at Three is offered as an optional enrichment program for children ages 3–7 and we handle the rest! We provide your school with Certified Tutors who are trained in our approach, and we will take care of all the logistical details of running the program.
Our program is loved by children and parents alike. Children love learning chess through our stories, and their parents love that their children are so excited about learning chess.
In a school partnership with Chess at Three, parents can sign up directly with us, and we will coordinate goals and logistical details with your institution or school. Once we have six students enrolled, we can start teaching chess! Once enrollment exceeds 10 students another class or additional Chess at Three tutors will be added. Our goal is to be flexible to your needs to make this partnership an easy decision!
Why partner with Chess at Three?
Chess at Three has had great success partnering with countless schools, park districts, libraries, country clubs, and even retirement communities.
We do all the work! Chess at Three will handle all of the administrative responsibilities, which includes: enrollment, payment, materials, session management, parent updates, teacher updates, and supplemental chess tournaments.
Parents want it
Parents love the program and praise schools that teach their children chess through Chess at Three. See testimonials below.
Students love it
Through the Chess at Three program students learn how to play chess while developing a love and passion for the game. Don’t be surprised when your children rave about chess and the characters from our stories.
We align our lessons and exercises with elements of your existing curriculum and activities that will be familiar to your students.
Chess education has already become a standard enrichment activity in public and private primary / secondary schools. Chess at Three’s ability to teach children as young as three how to play chess is a new development in early childhood education. Our partnerships have proven to give schools a competitive advantage by differentiating themselves with our unique program.
Increased Enrollment & Student Retention
Schools that have the partnered with Chess at Three have been able to both increase enrollment (more new students) as well as retain students through summer programs and following school years. Some schools have experienced over 100% increases in summer enrollment, accredited directly to the Chess at Three program. See reference.
Strong Marketing Tool
Chess education in your school can be utilized as a strong marketing tool to increase the number of parent walkthroughs and to gain media spotlight. Schools partnered with Chess at Three have been featured on news stations, including ABC and NBC.
Once upon a time, there was a wonderful opportunity to introduce and teach chess to our Pre K and Kindergarten students in a very age appropriate, engaging, inviting way. Without hesitation, we made a move to be a part of this ground-breaking program. The children get so excited for chess and anxiously await the next lesson. We highly recommend this chess program!
Our students absolutely love the Chess at Three program. The program not only teaches the game of chess and develops critical thinking skills, but also fosters positive teamwork among young learners. This program is sure to be a great addition to any preschool curriculum.
With Chess at Three, students gravitate towards chess as a fun, wonderful activity that they want to do. Without realizing it, they are strengthening their mental capacity and problem solving skills, which will help them in other subjects too.
Teaching children to play chess supports key learning objectives of our education program and helps strengthen our home-to-school connection as students are able to go play chess with family and friends at home. Our overall school retention and occupancy efforts are enhanced by Chess at Three’s highly engaging and fun program.
Within weeks of starting the Chess at Three program we had a ‘good game.’ The eldest students were so excited and enthusiastic about the stories they took it upon themselves to teach the youngest 2 and 3 year olds. We would highly recommend this program for your school or home. I feel we are giving the kids tools for life and the ability to share a skill that will bring them much entertainment and joy.
Green Ivy Kids love Chess at Three! Thoughtful and engaging stories get our students as young as three years old learning the fundamentals of chess and keep them hooked week after week. Chess at Three is a must-have in our after school programs.