Why teach children and teens etiquette today? In our pursuit of academic excellence,
we seem to have overlooked the development of those personality traits that help
our children build lifelong social skills, character and self-
We know that most families experience time “crunches” today. Along with leisure time, many daily family dinners and occasions have disappeared. Parents may teach manners at home, but most parents lack time or are not equipped with the knowledge to teach etiquette to their children. Research shows that children respond to the information better when taught by a professional.
At the Bay Area School of Etiquette, our goal is to help youth develop strong self-