About Faith Preschool

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MISSION STATEMENT

Faith Preschool of Quakertown United Methodist Church is a Christian ministry to young children and families of the church and community. We believe that we are all children of God, and we are committed to nurturing each child's emotional, cognitive, social, spiritual, and physical development.

PROGRAM

Faith Preschool offers a high quality, affordable preschool education for children ages two, three, and four. Celebrating fifteen years of excellence in preschool programming, Faith Preschool's certified, experienced teachers address the cognitive, pre-academic, emotional, social, spiritual, and physical needs of young children. The program is inclusive and welcomes students from all backgrounds. The program runs from September through May.

SETTING

Faith Preschool utilizes modern classrooms, large recreation areas, and the well-equipped playground at Quakertown United Methodist Church's 20-acre pleasant setting in rural Milford Township.

PURPOSE

Faith Preschool is a Christian ministry of the church that provides a nurturing first-school experience which emphasizes learning activities that are developmentally appropriate, preparing students for a successful transition to kindergarten.

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STAFF AND BOARD

Each class is taught by a teacher and assistant teacher, all experienced in early childhood education. The lead teacher is a certified professional. The Faith Preschool Board includes nine church members, several of whom are certified teachers with extensive experience in early childhood education. The board includes a parent representative.

Rachelle Sawadski is the Head Teacher for the Faith Preschool program and teaches the four-year-old classes. Mrs. Sawadski graduated from Millersville University with a B.S. degree in Elementary Education with a Concentration in Early Childhood. She taught kindergarten and 1st grade at Quakertown Christian School prior to coming to Faith Preschool.  We are very excited to have Mrs. Sawadski at Faith Preschool.

Megan McMichael is the teacher for the three-year-old class and the two-year-old classes.  Mrs. McMichael graduated from Thomas Edison State College with a B.A. in Psychology.  She has been a working as the Lunch Bunch Coordinator at Faith Preschool previously.  We are excited for her to start this expanded adventure at Faith Preschool.

Karen Godown is the assistant teacher for the three- and four-year-old classes. Mrs. Godown has been a faithful assistant teacher for Faith Preschool for fourteen years, serving in many capacities throughout her tenure at Faith.

Jazmin Wright is the assistant teacher for the two-year-old classes.  Mrs. Wright has been volunteering in her children's classrooms and was recently a substitute teacher for Quakertown Community School District.  Mrs. Wright is excited for this new adventure and we welcome her to the program.

Barbara Hafler is the Office Manager for Faith Preschool. In her fifth year of service to Faith Preschool, Mrs. Hafler maintains all financial accounts and tuition records.

Erin Haslett is the Registrar for Faith Preschool.  As she begins her third year of service to Faith Preschool, Mrs. Haslett provides tours of the program and assists in registering students for our program.  Starting August 1st, Mrs. Haslett will also take on the role of Office Manager.  Mrs. Haslett will maintain all financial accounts and tuition records.