Bethel Preschool … an outreach ministry of Bethel Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs, CO.

 

 

ABOUT US

We are a licensed preschool. Our facilities, staff, and policies meet or exceed the standards set by the Colorado Department of Human Services- Child Care Licensing Division. Our staff is made up of dedicated individuals with a love for children. Education, prior experience and a statement of faith are all taken into consideration when hiring. All staff participate in ongoing early childhood training and development.

Christian Mission Statement:

Provide a meaningful early childhood education experience where each child is nurtured to learn, develop and grow as a child of God.

Educational Philosophy:

Bethel believes that a meaningful Christian early childhood program provides a safe and nurturing environment that promotes spiritual, academic, social, physical, and emotional development of young children and their families.

Our focus is the academic, social and religious preparation of children for success in kindergarten.

We believe in:

  • Supporting a growing relationship with Jesus Christ by modeling, teaching and practicing in an age-appropriate environment for spiritual growth.

  • Building loving, nurturing relationships between Christian educators, children and their families.

  • Providing curriculum and policies that reflect the diversity of children and families in our community and the world around us.

PRESCHOOL CLASS

Children who are 2 years away from Kindergarten, potty trained and are at least 3 years old are welcome in the preschool class.

Class time is spent with both teacher-led and child-led activities to optimize learning. Children learn about colors, shapes, alphabet letters, and numbers as well as songs.  The class attends chapel, weekly, led by one of Bethel’s Pastors.

PRE-K CLASS

Children are one year away from Kindergarten attendance, potty trained, and at least 4 years old in the Pre-K class. Kindergarten readiness skills are the focus; working on mastering the Alphabet (upper and lower case letters), numbers, writing their names, science, early math skills and music. The class also attends chapel, weekly, led by one of Bethel’s Pastors.

OUR STAFF

Our staff is made up of dedicated individuals with a love for children.  Education, prior experience and a statement of faith are all taken into consideration when hiring staff.  All staff participate in early childhood training and staff development as well as CPR and first-aid training and background checks.

LICENSING

Bethel Preschool is fully licensed by the state of Colorado.  Our facilities, staff and policies meet or exceed the standards set by the Colorado Department of Human Services – Child Care Licensing Division.  We are in ongoing communications with licensing specialists regarding the safety of our facilities and the design of our program.