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Providing early childhood education to southeast metro Denver since 1971

History

My School Preschool stays current with best practices for the preschool environment, while honoring its rich history with long-lived traditions.  The school was founded in 1971 and for almost 50 years has been guiding young hearts and minds. MSP is an independent private school structured as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  The school began in Littleton and over the years has been housed at Slavens in Denver, St George’s in Cherry Hills Village, and for the past 10 years at St Catherine’s in Greenwood Village.  MSP is non-denominational and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, or national origin.

Our Environment

Community

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My School Preschool was founded in 1971 and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation licensed in the state of Colorado. The school is operated by the Executive Director and the Executive Committee of the Board. Our highly qualified and dedicated teachers are one of the reasons we are an outstanding school. The successful operation and continuation of the school depends upon joint cooperation and fulfillment of responsibilities among the Board, Director, Teachers, and Parents.  Families are expected to become involved in the activities of MSP.  Each family is required to attend at least one Community Meeting during the school year and volunteer/serve as your time and interest permit.  Social activities are scheduled throughout the year, such as family dinners at local restaurants and adult nights out.

Features

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All My School Preschool teachers have college degrees and many have earned their masters in Early Childhood Education.  Our professionals are Colorado certified Early Childhood Professionals.  Each class is led by two teachers with low child to teacher ratios and small class size.  For example, our maximum class sizes are: 12 children to 2 teachers in Early Preschool,  14 or 13 children to 2 teachers in Preschool, and 16 children to 2 teachers in Pre-Kindergarten.  As both teachers are credentialed, a group of 16 can divide into two smaller groups of 8 each allowing for more personalized and individualized experiences.


My School Preschool is housed in a modern building with secure access, gated expansive playground, full-size gym, natural light in all classrooms, dedicated art room, library and more.  The school is conveniently located in Greenwood Village near Belleview and Yosemite.

Our Staff

Ms. Tori - Executive Director

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Ms. Tori's connection to My School Preschool began about 20 years ago when her daughter attended as a preschooler.  Tori began teaching at MSP in 2011.  In 2014 her duties expanded to include office administration.  She became the program's Assistant Director in 2016 and she was appointed Executive Director in 2017.  She is Director Qualified and received her Undergraduate Studies in Early Childhood Education from Arapahoe Community College and her B.S. in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Colorado.  Her professional experience includes years in the financial services industry in New York City & Denver.  

Pre-K Teachers

Ms. Jane

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Ms. Jane received her B.A. in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology from the University of Denver where she graduated Cum Laude. Before joining MSP in 2009, Jane taught at Welshire Preschool and Kindergarten and 1st grade in the Cherry Creek School District.

Ms. Laurie

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Ms. Laurie received her M.A. in Education (Reading & Literacy) from Benedictine University and her B.A. in Social Science (Elementary Education) from the University of Northern Colorado. Before coming to MSP in 2013,  Laurie taught at Willows Preschool and in the Douglas County and Cherry Creek School Districts.

Ms. Megan

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Ms. Megan received her M.A. in Education Administration from the University of Denver and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado. Prior to joining MSP in 2015, Megan worked at Child Find as part of the Evaluation Team and was also the Principal of a Ft Collins charter elementary school.  Megan is a former MSP parent.


Megan serves on the MSP Hiring Committee and is the Teacher Representative to the Executive Committee.

Ms. Nancy

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Ms. Nancy received her M.S. in Communication Disorders (Audiology) from Colorado State University and her B.S. Hearing & Speech Science from Colorado State University where she graduated with Distinction. She received her Undergraduate Studies in Early Childhood Education from Arapahoe Community College. Nancy has been teaching at MSP since 2002.


Nancy serves on the MSP Hiring Committee.

Preschool Teachers

Ms. Beth

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Ms. Beth brings to MSP her experience from reputed area programs including Colorado Academy, Graland Country Day School, and St. Anne’s Episcopal School.

She received her M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College and her B.S. in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.

Ms. Courtney

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Ms. Courtney received her B.A. in Communications with a minor in Child Psychology from the University of Denver.  She received her Undergraduate Studies in Early Childhood Education from Arapahoe Community College and her Elementary Education Licensure coursework from Metropolitan State College of Denver. 

Ms. Laura

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Ms. Laura received her M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Boise State University and her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Idaho. In addition to experience as a preschool educator, she has taught kindergarten and 2nd grade.  She is Director Qualified.

Ms. Sue

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Ms. Sue received her M.A. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Colorado, her B.A. in Early Childhood & Elementary Education from Metropolitan State College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and her B.S. in Biology from Purdue University.  Sue has more than 19 cumulative years teaching experience at My School Preschool and is a former Director of the school.

Multi Day & Early Preschool Teachers

Ms. Harmony

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Ms. Harmony received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Theatre from Colorado State University where she was a member of the Psi Chi International Honors Society. She has led classes for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for more than 15 years and is also a licensed Music Together instructor. 

Ms. Marianne

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Ms. Marianne received her M.A. in Education (concentrations in Therapeutic Recreation & Child Life Specialist) and her B.A. in Dance, both from Springfield College. She brings her passion for dance as a way to support the early learning process. She has worked with children for more than 10 years.  

Ms. Nicole

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Ms. Nicole received her B.A. in Human Development (Early Childhood Education) from Metropolitan State College of Denver.  She has more than 15 years experience as a preschool teacher in the Douglas County and Jefferson County school districts. She is Director Qualified.

Ms. Carolyn

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Ms. Carolyn received her Master of Education studies at University of Colorado, Denver. She has a B.S. in Natural Resources from Colorado State University.  Her previous experience includes teaching at Treasureland Preschool and at Sewall Child Development Center.



Parent-Tot

Ms. Joy

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Ms. Joy has taught at MSP since 2015. She received her M.A. in Teaching from Grand Canyon University and her B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Metropolitan State College. She earned a certificate from the North American Montessori Center for their Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher Training Program. In addition to preschool, Joy has also taught Kindergarten and 1st grade.  She has more than 20 years experience as a childhood educator.

Ms. Molly

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Ms. Molly graduated cum laude from Macalester College with a B.A. in Political Science & a minor in Elementary Education.  She completed Montessori training with AMI.  She has more than 10 years experience as a preschool teacher.

Professional Opportunities

My School Preschool accepts resumes from quality candidates.


MSP is an ideal environment for someone seeking part-time employment in the early childhood field. 


Preferred minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 2 years experience as Lead Teacher in preschool or kindergarten classroom, Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential 2.0