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2017-18 Preschool & Latchkey Registration Information

Registration for Preschool & Latchkey for next school year will continue until noon on Friday, June 16th, 2017. After that, new Preschool & Latchkey registrations will only be accepted during designated Registration Weeks (see Registration & Payment Schedule). A completed 2017-18 Registration Packet must be turned into the Children's Garden Office along with applicable registration fees and tuition payment.  Forms are also available in our office at the Perry Center.

  • Forms must be completely filled out, with no blank spaces; incomplete forms will not be processed
  • $50 non-refundable registration fee for 1st child, $25 each additional child

We accept Cash and Checks; there is no online registration and credit cards cannot be used for registration payments

Preschool & Latchkey registration for the 2016-17 school is now closed.  

Interested in exploring our facility? Preschool tours are held daily at 9:15a & 1:15p or just stop in!  We'd love to show you around!

Credit Card Policy
For security purposes, credit cards are not accepted in our office or over the phone.  You may pay tuition using a credit card by using PaySchools (see instructions below).

Children's Garden Preschool & Latchkey
Children's Garden Preschool & Latchkey is a part of the award-winning Grand Blanc Community School District.  We offer both half day and full day Preschool, as well as before and after school care for Preschool and Elementary students. We provide latchkey services for students attending Anderson/McGrath, Brendel, Cook/Mason, Indian Hill, Myers, Perry Innovation Center and Reid, as well as preschool.  Our programs are staffed by degreed teachers who provide a wide variety of learning experiences.

Pay Tuition Online using PaySchools!
 · Go to www.grandblancschools.org
· Click on ‘PaySchools’ under "Most Commonly Used Parent Links"
· Select the appropriate Children’s Garden option
· Follow the online instructions for using PaySchools
· If your child has no Student ID, skip this prompt
· You may only pay online if you have registered in the office and filled out a data packet and if there are no changes to your child’s schedule
· Payment types accepted online: Visa, MasterCard, Discover & electronic check.

Payment Drop Box
For your convenience we have a payment drop box located right outside our office door in the Perry Center.  The building is open until 6 p.m.


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm

Thank you for sharing your child with us and utilizing our program. Please call 810-591-6083 with any questions or to schedule a tour.
Recognized by Michigan Department of Education
Children's Garden has earned FOUR stars from the Michigan Department of Education's Great Start to Quality Rating System! This rating exemplifies high quality preschool. Higher levels of quality in early learning experiences correlate to greater school readiness!
Children's Garden Latchkey Site Information
Perry* ~ Grades Y5-5th ~ Various Rooms
591-6083
*Includes Perry, City, Indian Hill & Myers

Brendel ~ Grades K/1/2 ~ Module
591-1620

Brendel ~ Grades 3/4/5 ~ Module
591-1621

Cook~ Grades K/1 ~ 1st Module
591-7927

Cook~ Grades 2/3 ~ 1st Module
591-7927

Mason~ Grades 3/4/5 ~ 2nd Module
591-7962

McGrath ~ Grades Y5/K/1/2 ~ Room 121
591-1664

McGrath ~ Grades 3/4/5 ~ Room 102
591-5820

Reid ~ Grades K/1/2 ~ Room 206
591-7144

Reid ~ Grades 2/3 ~ Music Room
591-7175

Reid ~ Grades 3/4/5 ~ PTO Room
591-7178

Meet the Staff

7 months ago

Children's Garden Staff

All Children’s Garden employees are 18 years of age and older. All of our preschool teachers have a 4 year college degree. Preschool assistants, latchkey teachers and latchkey assistants have early childhood training. All of our staff have been cleared of criminal abuse and neglect. Scroll down to meet everyone!

Office Staff

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Lynn Spaly

Director

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Brandi Anderson


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Heather Stewart


Preschool Staff

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Kelley High

Preschool Teacher

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Lori Langs

Preschool Teacher

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Amy Morse

Preschool Teacher

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Heather Seide

Preschool Teacher

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Rebecca Stermer

Preschool Teacher

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Jessica Stewart

Preschool Teacher

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Doreen Anzalone

Preschool Assistant

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Tracy Derry

Preschool Assistant

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Rima Hamade

Preschool Assistant

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Gretchen Jablonski

Preschool Assistant

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Katie MacDonald

Preschool Assistant

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Susan Popham

Preschool Assistant 

                 

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Leslie Schneemann

Preschool Assistant  


Anderson/McGrath Latchkey Staff

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Jennifer Mosby

Latchkey Teacher

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Tori Stokes

Latchkey Teacher

Brendel Latchkey Staff

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Kelly Owens

Latchkey Teacher

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Susan Teer

Latchkey Teacher

Cook/Mason Latchkey Staff

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Judith Beckham

Latchkey Teacher

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Susan Burtrum

Latchkey Teacher

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Marianne Johnson

Latchkey Teacher

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Cindy Bates

Latchkey Assistant

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Brandi Verhelle

Latchkey Assistant

Perry Latchkey Staff

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Doreen Anzalone

Latchkey Teacher

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Francis Duby

Latchkey Teacher

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Sara Ertel

Latchkey Teacher

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Kathy Freeman

Latchkey Teacher

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Rebecca Stermer

Latchkey Teacher

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Tracy Derry

Latchkey Assistant

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Rita Dunning

Latchkey Assistant

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Rima Hamade

Latchkey Assistant

            

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Mary O'Dell

Latchkey Assistant

                 

Reid Latchkey Staff

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Elizabeth Johnson

Latchkey Teacher

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Tori Pallay

Latchkey Teacher

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Mary Welch

Latchkey Teacher

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Lori Bujalski

Latchkey Assistant

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Sharon Krueger

Latchkey Assistant

By Brandi Anderson

Grand Blanc View
Children's Garden was recently honored with the Grand Blanc View's "Best of the Best" award! Thank you to our families for voting us the best in town! We have also received the Points of Pride award from the Genesee Area Community Education Association. This award exemplifies successful programs that reach out to the community.
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