Eternal Hills Preschool

Where we live the golden rule

Eternal Hills Christian Preschool
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Mission statement:

At Eternal Hills Christian Preschool we develop the whole child: Socially, intellectually, emotionally, spiritually and physically in a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment.

Students:

Our toddlers are ages 12 months (independently walking) to 35 months. We know that learning happens because of play and is supported by exploration of the world around us. So, we focus on outdoor activities (hikes, outdoor play), sensory activities, music, stories, gross motor play and a variety of other enriching programs.

We have two groups of preschoolers; 3-4 years of age (Caterpillars), and 4-5 years of age (Butterflies). Surrounded by love and creativity, our preschool children gain independence, build relationships, and develop fine and gross motor skills in a carefully designed age-appropriate environment. Children at this age are exposed to: Handwriting Without Tears, Incredible Years, and Author of the Month programs. In addition, they each are given a portfolio through the Teaching Strategies Gold website.

Highlights:

The children love to play and utilize the environment year-round. We explore outdoors on our four acres and play indoors in our fantastic space that includes a gross motor room!

  • Emphasis on The Golden Rule and a social/emotional curriculum
  • Programs include: Teaching Strategies Gold, The Incredible Years, Handwriting Without Tears, portfolios for each child and yearly screenings
  • Nondenominational
  • Weekly Chapel
  • Tuition scholarships available
  • Experienced teachers
  • Our year is broken into: One Fall Semester, One Spring Semester, and a Summer Program

Contact Us:

Eternal Hills Christian Preschool
Church of the Eternal Hills
100 Meadows Blvd
P.O. Box 300
Tabernash, CO 80478

preschool@eternalhills.org
970-887-3333 (Phone)
970-887-1035 (Fax)

Hours:

Open Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Closed 4:30pm the second Thursday of the month for our staff meeting

Our Staff

Krissy Morrow-
Program Director, Teacher

Krissy Morrow has enjoyed the beauty of Grand County for more than 19 years.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development from Appalachia State University, Boone, North Carolina.  Krissy brings 18+ years of valuable training and experience to her dual role of Lead Toddler Teacher and Program Director at Eternal Hills Christian Preschool.  Krissy is CPR and First Aid Certified, as well as Universal Precaution and Medication Administration trained. Krissy leads teacher development and curriculum planning, with specific focus on Creative Curriculum, the importance of play, and practices of mindfulness.  She also holds an Early Childhood Director Certification and is hailed as the queen of potty-training! Krissy and her husband of 14 years have two children (both graduates of EHCP) ages 13 and 9, as well as two boxers. Krissy loves cooking, reading, four-wheeling, soaking up the Colorado sunshine, and especially being a mother. 

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Betsy Glavin -
Pre-K Teacher

Betsy Glavin is a native of Arkansas and holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Lyon College where she graduated Cum Laude.  She is trained in Incredible Years curriculum for young children, implements Dinosaur School throughout the school year, and is currently studying Conscious Discipline. Certified in CPR, First Aid, Universal Precaution, and Medication Administration, Betsy has worked in Early Childhood Education for more than 20 years, 15 of those at EHCP where she feels blessed to work with a fine team of professionals who are truly a family.  Betsy has a deep faith and finds joy in God’s creation through snowshoeing, photography, wildlife sightings, music, and extensive hiking.  She and her husband have been married since 1988 and their daughter is pursuing a career in acting and directing theater.  Betsy gives back to her community in many ways, including advocating and fundraising for the Arthritis Foundation.

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Kay Irvine -
Toddler Teacher

Kay Irvine is a Nebraska native and holds a BS in Social Work from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After graduation, Kay planned to spend the winter skiing before moving on to next adventures, but instead she never left Grand County!  She joined the staff of Eternal Hills Christian Preschool when the school was first opened in 2002. Kay has worked to earn Early Childhood Director Certification. As lead teacher in the toddler room, Kay enjoys exploring the world through the eyes of young children.  Kay enjoys spending time with friends, her husband Andy, and their three dogs. Some of her hobbies include walking with the dogs, playing music, and kayaking on Shadow Mountain Reservoir. Kay is active in the community and serves as pianist for St. John’s Episcopal Church in Granby. Kay loves animals, enjoys the great outdoors and is an avid sports fan, especially of Nebraska football and Professional Bull Riding.

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Melissa Jackson

Melissa Jackson is a native to Grand County and joined the EHCP in the newly established position of Administrative Associate.  Melissa brings her strong training and experience in organizational and systems to the administrative office tasks.  Her past work in commercial industry and government offices included strategic and hands-on coordination, tracking, and financial business support.  In addition to office support, Melissa will serve as a teaching assistant in the classroom, as needed. Melissa has a passion for her children, her faith, and her family.  She and her husband have two young children who will be part of the EHCP family.

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