Hours of Operation

We operate between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. The school is open year round with closures for one week at Christmas, one staff development week in August, and all major holidays.

Capacity

Our facility is licensed by the State of California to provide service to 24 students. Our student-teacher ratio is approximately 6-1 throughout the day.

Staff

We are fortunate to have a caring, nurturing, knowledgeable and creative teaching staff. Each member of our teaching staff is registered with the California State Licensing Board.  They must pass extensive background checks and possess extensive training in Early Childhood Development through both formal academic training and real world, hands-on experiences.

Ms. Renita is the Director of Scott United Methodist Church (UMC) Preschool. She has worked in the childcare field for over 15 years. Prior to coming to Scott UMC Preschool, she was employed as a Service Coordinator for thirteen years at the South Los Angeles Regional Center, providing services for developmentally disabled children and adults. She received her child development education training at Pasadena City College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College. She has been a member of Scott United Methodist Church for over twenty-seven years and has served as a Sunday school teacher, Trustee Board Member and Usher for the church. She loves working with children and assisting in their educational foundation. She notes "I am very proud and it is my pleasure to be a part of Scott United Methodist Preschool family."

Ms. Melissa, the Associate Teacher for the Pre-K program, has completed 22 units in Early Childhood Education and is continuing her studies at Pasadena City College. She is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Ms. Melissa is an excellent math, social studies and science teacher. In addition, she has developed an outstanding arts & crafts program. 

Ms. Juli, the Associate Teacher for our 2 1/2-3 year students, studied Human Development with a focus on Childhood Education at Pacific Oaks and Pasadena City College. She is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Ms. Juli has worked with children for approximately 20 years.