Early Childhood Programs
Lake Ann Elemenary has licensed before and aftercare available for Lake Ann Elementary families that need care outside of school hours. The program runs from 7:00-9:00 and 4:00-6:00. Tuition is $7 per session and is billed on a monthly basis, and does accept DHHS child care subsidy.
The Benzie Early Childhood Programs are licensed and 4 star rated by the State of Michigan. We provide high-quality preschool experiences for children 3-5 years old. The classrooms are supported by Early Childhood Specialists and all staff go through at least 24 hours of professional development per year. Classrooms utilize Creative Curriculum to support learning and development with a whole-child approach.
If you would like more information contact Early Childhood Coordinator, Amber Wilson at (231) 207-1000 or by email email@example.com
Our preschool has been working diligently on learning about rhythm and rhyme, counting and spatial relationships, using and collecting data as well as developing their physical and social-emotional skills through DANCE PARTIES!!
Amber Wilson – Early Childhood Coordinator
Lauren Lightfoot – Early Childhood Administrative Assistant
231-882-9653 Ext. 2003
Kirsten Lambert – Lead Teacher – Lake Ann Elementary
Jennifer Wildfong – Lead Teacher – Lake Ann Elementary
Ashley Dittrich – Lead Teacher – Lake Ann Elementary
Malaika Flees – Assistant Teacher – Lake Ann Elementary
Rachel McPherson – Assistant Teacher – Lake Ann Elementary
Kayla Smith – Assistant Teacher – Lake Ann Elementary
Lindsay Johnson – Classroom Aide – Lake Ann Elementary
Jennifer Cook – Lead Teacher – Crystal Lake Elementary
Melinda Coger – Lead Teacher – Crystal Lake Elementary
Amy Firosz – Assistant Teacher – Crystal Lake Elementary
Tiffany Ockert – Assistant Teacher – Crystal Lake Elementary
Abby Fraly – Assistant Teacher – Crystal Lake Elementary
Desiree Olson – Classroom Aide – Crystal Lake Elementary
Jessica Edinger – Lead Teacher – Betsie Valley Elementary (play group coordinator)
Katie Johnston – Special Education Teacher (1755 Provider)
Elena Arends – Lake Ann – Before/ After Care/Substitute