Central Community Preschool
Central Community Preschool offers a quality, Christ-centered early childhood education that speaks to the whole child. Through playful learning and meaningful experiences, children will learn the skills needed to be successful, while growing in relationship with Jesus Christ. Our mission is to unlock the potential in every child, and to see each child as an individual with unique gifts and strengths. We strive to nurture a passion for learning and a love for the Lord Jesus Christ that will stick with them for the rest of their lives!
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Our competitive curriculum includes Zoo Phonics and Handwriting Without Tears, as well as a variety of other learning resources that promote language arts, math, science, creative arts, and gross and fine motor skills. Our curriculum and assessment process are designed to meet each child where they are developmentally, and then help them continue growing.
Our Teaching Team
Our gifted and dedicated teaching team is made up of highly-qualified educators who exceed required qualifications. They are passionate and committed to reaching the heart of each child, while engaging the minds of their students in challenging, yet achievable ways.
My name is Mariah Baughman, and I am the Program Director at Central Community Preschool. I have been married to my husband, Alex, for four years and we have a daughter, Teagan, who is 2! We also have two mini doxies at home, Harley, and Elsa, that keep us very busy! I graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor’s of Human Ecology in Family Studies and Human Services. I love being a part of something that encourages learning and Jesus in a way that is fun for children! This will be my fourth year at CCP and I can’t wait to see what God has in store!
Hi! My name is Lyndie Victoria and this will be my first year at CCP as the Administrative Assistant. I have been married to my husband Luis for eight years and we have three daughters; Ava (7), Amelia (5), and Aria (2). My two oldest daughters came to CCP and we loved the environment and how they thrived here. I’ve been attending Central Community Church for seven years and I am excited to be a part of CCP and serve the staff and your children!
Hi, my name is Maci James, this is my husband Jake, and our two dogs Kota and Zeke. I graduated from McPherson College with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education with an endorsement of Special Education. This will be my sixth year of teaching and fourth year at CCP. I am very passionate about teaching and love being able to encourage and make an impact on children. CCP allows me to teach at the best of my ability and serve families and children that enter our doors. I can’t wait to see what this year will bring!
Hi! My name is Lindsay Morgan and this is my third year as a 3’s lead teacher at Central Community Preschool. I have a Bachelor of Education in Special Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Education in Special Education from Southwestern College. Before I taught preschool I was a special education teacher at a local high school for 15 years. My husband, Zach, and I have been married for 13 years and we have three amazing children! Knox is nine, Isla is five, and Harlow is three years old. They are the light of our life! I am so excited to come back to CCP for another amazing year!
This is Zeke! He is Mrs. James’ classroom assistant. Zeke is 4 years old (that is approximately 28 in human years). He trained for eight months at Midwest Dog Center in Andale and Family Dog Training & Behavior Center. The kids adore him and he brings a calming presence into the classroom. He loves peanut butter, swimming in the lake, bones, cuddles, and kisses! His personality makes everyone feel welcome and we are very lucky he is a part of our CCP family.
My name is Grace Humphries, I graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s in Family Consumer Sciences with an endorsement of Child Development and Family Studies. This will be my eighth year of teaching Early Childhood Education and my second year at CCP. I am truly passionate and honored to serve alongside each child and family as we begin a new school year for God’s glory and to become king-dom changers for Christ!
Hello, my name is Kaitlynn Hunt. I have been with my husband Scott for four years, and we just got married in August of this year. We also have a dog named Keno-bi. I am a lead teacher for pre-k in the morning and 3 year old’s in the afternoon. I recently graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelors in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. This will be my first year teaching and will be my fifth year working with children. My number one priority is to teach students to have a big love for Jesus, and to keep the students safe! God has blessed me with a job in ministering to children about Jesus and to teach, my two biggest passions!
My name is Hannah Moncada and this will be my third year teaching at CCP! I have been married to my husband, Andrew, for six years. We have twins boys who are 5 (Asher and Aiden) and a daughter who is 4( Aspyn). I graduated from Cowley County Community College with an Associate’s Degree in General Studies and a Certificate in Child Care and Development. I love being a part of a team that is dedicated to growing kingdom changers! I cannot wait to see what God has in store for this year!
My name is Kim Jones. I am an assistant teacher at Central Community Preschool. I am so excited to be here! In the Spring of 2019, I retired from the Goddard Public Schools. My teaching career consisted of 33 years of teaching 1st-3rd grades in both private and public education. My husband Bryce and I have two grown sons and two beautiful daughters-in-law. We became grandparents to a beautiful grandson named Briggs Elliott in November of 2020! Our family also includes two dogs, Tucker (miniature schnauzer) and Toby (cockapoo). In my spare time, I love spending time with my family and boating on Table Rock Lake. I feel so blessed to be a part of CCP!
My name is Nicole Varner and I am a Substitute Teacher at Central Community Preschool. I am originally from Wichita, KS, but I have lived all over the world. Some of my favorite places I have lived are Nashville, TN, and Berlin, Germany. I have been married to my husband Aaron for 11 years and we have two children, Landon (8) and Harper (6). I graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s in Family Studies and Human Services. I look forward to getting to know you and your children. What a blessing it is to be able to serve here at CCP!
2021-2022 School Year
Tuesday & Thursday
$105 per month
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
$130 per month
4 & 5-year-olds
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
$130 per month
4 & 5-year-olds
200 per month
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