MSD Preschool Program

Attention New Applicants of the 2022-23 School Year

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The MSD Preschool Program Welcomes You!

We are excited to begin the 2022-23 school year. Our goal is to provide high-quality preschool education for every child in Morristown and Morris Township. In collaboration with district administrators and partner preschool site directors, we strive to ensure that every child has a strong foundation and can reach their full potential in all areas of development.


Please visit the MSD Preschool Program to continue to learn about our program. Explore our webpage for information including helpful contacts, our locations, curriculum, and frequently asked questions.

Required Health Documents

The following health documents must be submitted prior to the first day of school:
  • Physical Exam dated after 9/1/21
  • Current Immunization Record
  • Allergy or Medication Needs
  • Proof of dental visit within 6 months of the first day of school

Documents can be sent in advance to our nurse, Deborah.korczukowski@msdk12.net

Open House

Our preschool partner sites will host open houses between the weeks of May 9th through the week of May 24th. Below is a short introduction to each site, including contact information and links to websites. Please use the information to set up a tour.

CDC COVID-19 state guidelines may be in effect during in-person tours. All visitors will be required to follow site guidelines. Some sites are mask optional and some may require a mask.

Information On Our Sites:

The Richard F. Blake Center

Founded in 1988, the Richard F. Blake Children's Center was one of the first full-day child care centers in Morris County. From 6 weeks to preschool age, the Richard F. Blake Children's Center offers quality care for your child in a safe and nurturing environment. The Richard F. Blake Children's Center has been reaccredited five times by NAEYC. Check us out on the web at www.BlakeChildrensCenter.org. In-person tours will be offered by calling us at 973-984-2255 to set up an appointment.

Center Director: Ashley Kindberg, a.kindberg@morristownymca.org

Angela's Place

Opened in September 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year, Angela's Place is managed and operated by the Greater Morristown YMCA and is located at 6 Saddle Road in Cedar Knolls.

Please click on the link for a video tour: Video of Angela's Place Center Director: Bea Yuan, b.yuan@morristownnymca.org


In-person tours will be offered by calling us at 973-539-0926 to set up an appointment.

The Children’s Corner Child Care Center

From 6 weeks to preschool age, the Children’s Corner Child Care Center offers Atlantic Health employees that meet residency and age requirements quality care for their child in a safe and nurturing environment. Our center is accredited by NAEYC. Please visit our website for additional information and to view our video tour at: https://www.greatermorristownymca.org/ or contact the Center Director: Jennifer Tritto at jennifer.tritto@atlantichealth.org


In-person tours will be offered by calling us at 973-593-2450 to set up an appointment.

Morristown Neighborhood House Preschool

Welcome to the Morristown Neighborhood House Preschool Program, located at 12 Flagler St, Morristown. We are committed to giving our children the best education as we create an environment where they can explore, gain a sense of self, play with peers, and build self-confidence. If you are interested in learning more about our program, please visit our website at https://www.cornerstonefamilyprograms.org/. To schedule a tour email the Center Director of Preschool, Shaneya Hackett at shackett@cfp-mnh.org.

Temple B'nai Or

Welcome to Temple B'Nai Or located at 60 Overlook Road in Morristown! Please click on the following links to view our website https://templebnaior.org/ In-person tours will be held the week of May 9 starting at 3pm. Click on the Lin below to sign up.


English

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4EACAF22A3FAC25-tbopreschool1

Spanish

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C4EACAF22A3FAC25-tbotour


For more information or questions please contact Preschool Director Caitlyn Saunders or our Family Liaison Laila Sebiri at 973-267-6424 or preschool@templebnaior.org.

Head Start Community Program of Morris County

Head Start is a four-star rated Grow NJ Kids program that provides high-quality preschool for children from low-income families. We would love to share a virtual tour of our new, state-of-the-art facility, located at 1 Medical Drive, at the border of Morris Plains and Parsippany. To learn more about our programs, check out our website at www.headstartmc.org, our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/headstartmorriscounty, and a video tour of one of our classrooms, https://youtu.be/SKSAWsgsRWY.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is located at 95 Spring Street. Please visit our website at https://easternusa.salvationarmy.org/new-jersey/morristown/ or contact Dorian Restrepo, Site Director at 973-539-2700 or email Dorian.Restrepo@use.salvationarmy.org


In-person tours will be May 16, 2022 from 6-7pm.

The F.M. Kirby Center

The F.M. Kirby Center is located at 54 East St., Madison. For more information, click here to visit our website or contact, Kare Matrisciano, Site Director at 973-377-4945 or email kmatrisciano@madisonymca.org

Primrose School of Morristown

The Primrose School of Morristown is located at 204 Madison Avenue in Morristown. The newly renovated building will be open to serve ages 0 to 6-years-old. For more information, please call them at 973-771-4403 or visit their website at www.PrimroseMorristown.com

Lafayette Learning Center Preschool

Lafayette Learning Center Preschool is located at 31 Hazel Street in Morristown and serves resident children between the ages of 3 and 5 with an experience that allows all children to grow and develop in all areas of development and learning. At the LLC Preschool, we have eight classes that are built on an inclusive community, with a variety of activities tailored to all students with or without disabilities. In addition, we have one specialized classes for students with disabilities who receive intensive ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) and/or specialized preschool instruction. Please click on the following links to view our website and a video tour of our school. If you are interested in visiting, please call the office at 973-292-2222 to set up an appointment.

Alfred Vail Elementary School

Welcome to Alfred Vail Elementary School located at 125 Speedwell Avenue in Morris Plains. Alfred Vail is a preschool through second-grade school in the Morris School District with approximately 300 students. Our teachers and staff are dedicated, caring professionals devoted to working together to support each student as they grow academically, socially, and emotionally. For more information, visit our website at https://vail.morrisschooldistrict.org/ or call our main office at 973-292-2080.

Hillcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Hillcrest Elementary School located at 160 Hillcrest Avenue in Morristown. Hillcrest is a preschool through second-grade school in the Morris School District with approximately 300 students. Our teachers and staff are dedicated, caring professionals devoted to working together to support each student as they grow academically, socially, and emotionally. For more information visit our website at hillcrest.morrisschooldistrict.org or call our main office at 973-292-2240 x5150.

MSD Preschool Program and LLC Preschool

Deanne Guastello, Principal

Carolina Mendonca, Supervisor of Early Childhood

Dajana Jones, Community Parent Involvement Specialist

Gabriela Lorelli, Administrative Assistant

Priscilla Oliveira, Administrative Assistant

Deborah Korczukowski, Preschool Nurse

MSD Preschool Program