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8 01, 2015

JOHN L. DALES SCHOLARSHIP Competition for SAG-AFTRA Child Actors

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The 2015 JOHN L. DALES SCHOLARSHIP competition for SAG-AFTRA child actors, performers and their dependents is now open. Apply now! Deadline for your submission is March 16, 2015. Many of our child actors are beginning to research universities and some of them are all ready awaiting acceptance letters for Fall 2015. As the parents of child actors we

16 12, 2014

Child Actors – FUSION ACADEMY is Enrolling Now!

By | December 16th, 2014|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, Education, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Child Actors – FUSION ACADEMY is Enrolling Now!

There’s a new educational option in Los Angeles for Child Actors - Fusion Academy; a revolutionary community of learning where positive relationships unlock academic potential! It's an educational option that caters to your student at their pace. Best of all? Parents are alleviated from being teachers. FUSION ACADEMY an excellent educational environment for working child actors because Fusion's flexible

21 10, 2014

RECAP of President of Studio Teachers Convo with Hollywood Moms

By | October 21st, 2014|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, Education, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on RECAP of President of Studio Teachers Convo with Hollywood Moms

UPDATE: Thank you to Hollywood Mom Tammy Nagashima (Ruku's mom!) for covering this event! At the 10/22 seminar with speaker Cheryl Diamond, first refreshments were served and then at 6:30, the Looking Ahead staff spoke for a few minutes regarding administrative matters and announcements about upcoming events. Guest speaker Cheryl Diamond, President of The Studio Teachers/Welfare

21 09, 2014

Fake STUDIO TEACHERS Worked on Many Sets! Was Your Child Actor Exposed?

By | September 21st, 2014|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, On The Set, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fake STUDIO TEACHERS Worked on Many Sets! Was Your Child Actor Exposed?

*UPDATE: Since initially unearthing this scandal, may other studio on-set improprieties have been brought to the attention of  Deadline Reporter David Robb.  He is requesting of the Hollywood Mom Blog family that any and all parents of working child actors with any information about the fake studio teachers scandal or any other wrong doing involving our child

13 07, 2014

EDUCATION: Mosaica Online Academy Los Angeles – a FREE Online Charter School

By | July 13th, 2014|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, Education, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on EDUCATION: Mosaica Online Academy Los Angeles – a FREE Online Charter School

As Hollywood Moms we're concerned about the unique educational needs and challenges of our children; performers who spend a majority of their day auditioning or working professionally. We spend a great deal of time in the HMB chat groups discussing home school versus physical school, private school versus public school, and so on. Then we come

30 04, 2014

EDUCATION: #ScholarShare California's 529 College Savings Plan @scholarshare529

By | April 30th, 2014|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on EDUCATION: #ScholarShare California's 529 College Savings Plan @scholarshare529

Last week I met with a team of experts representing ScholarShare, California’s 529 college savings plan managed by TIAA-CREF, at the beautiful (and allegedly haunted) Culver Hotel. While the hotel's history may be spooky, the ScholarShare program is anything but - you can actually open an account for your child for as little as $25 dollars!  That's an

16 02, 2013

@LookingAheadOrg Hosts “Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers,” Thursday Evening, 2/21/13

By | February 16th, 2013|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, Education, The Actors Fund Looking Ahead Program, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on @LookingAheadOrg Hosts “Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers,” Thursday Evening, 2/21/13

The Actors Fund, Looking Ahead Program's "Leadership Council Parents Group" will host "Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers," on Thursday, February 21, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Do you have concerns about which type of education is best for your young performer?  Which education best meets your child's needs:  GED, High School Equivalency, or

16 05, 2012

The Bridge School: Because You Need Another Option for Your Child’s Education!

By | May 16th, 2012|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Education, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Bridge School: Because You Need Another Option for Your Child’s Education!

Professional child performers and athletes have specific challenges that most typical Middle School and High School student don’t encounter.  While pursuing a challenging curriculum full of college preparatory courses, child actors must also make time for auditions, acting workshops, voice and dance lessons and even travel when they land a part away from home.  A

7 03, 2012

Oaks Christian Online School Hosts Open Houses on 3/17; 5/19 and 7/14/2012

By | March 7th, 2012|Categories: Child Stars, Education, Education, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Oaks Christian School Looking for an alternative to traditional school for your child actor? Or do you find that your child doesn’t have enough hours in the day to attend school for 8 hours, complete homework and participate in outside classes, programs and activities? Or perhaps your child is all ready in homeschool

19 02, 2012

EDUCATION: “We Bought A Zoo” Child Star COLIN FORD Begins Second Semester at OAKS CHRISTIAN ONLINE SCHOOL

By | February 19th, 2012|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Child Stars, Education, In the News, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on EDUCATION: “We Bought A Zoo” Child Star COLIN FORD Begins Second Semester at OAKS CHRISTIAN ONLINE SCHOOL

Colin Ford, a child actor of movies, television and voice-overs since the age of 5, has recently enrolled with Oaks Christian Online School (OCO) to better manage his career and school aspirations. As most HMB readers know, Colin most recently worked along side Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson (former child actors themselves) in the movie, We Bought a Zoo,