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ABOUT OUR PRESCHOOL

Journey Preschool is a ministry of Journey Church and operates as a  private, state licensed facility. The school was founded to offer the community a Christ-centered preschool. 

 

Journey Preschool emphasizes a traditional Christian approach to education using phonics and basic math skills. All classes use the A Beka curriculum supplemented with additional resources. Classes are kept small enough to allow for individual teacher/student relationship. Our Christian teachers are highly qualified Early Childhood educators.

Registration Information

Registration for the following school year begins the first of January. For further information, please contact Joni Edester, Preschool Director at 859-873-0288.

Registration and Supply Fee of $150.00 (non-refundable) is due upon registering your child for the class.

 

Sibling discounts are 10% for the second and 15% for the third child enrolled. 

Half Day - 3 Year Old Class

Tuesday, Thursday 
Morning Class: 8:30 AM -
12 PM


Tuition: $1,850/school year
(payable monthly - $185 on the first)

Major focus on socialization skills through group activities. 

  • Introduction to shapes, colors, numbers and letters

  • Daily activities include Bible stories, songs and some memorization. 

  • Activities to improve motor and language skills.

  • Children must be three years old by August 1st of the entering year and completely toilet  trained

Half Day - 4 Year Old Class

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Morning Class: 8 AM - 12 PM


Tuition: $2150/school year
(payable monthly - $215 on the first)

  • Socialization skills are developed through  creative group activities. 

  • Practice in writing letters and numbers.

  • Daily activities include stories, songs and memorization. 

  • Activities to improve motor skills, language & work skills.

  • Children must be 4 years old by August 1st of the entering year.

Half Day - Pre-K Class

Monday - Friday
Morning Class: 8 AM - 12 PM


Tuition: $2700/school year
(payable monthly - $270 on the first)

  • This is an extension of the four year old program. Journey Preschool implements the A Beka curriculum  and other resources to provide a rich platform for advancement.

Full Day - Three and Four-Year-Old Classes

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 3 PM

Tuition: $5600/school year
(payable monthly - $560 on the first)

  • Both classes are a perfect blend  to extend the curriculum of the Threes and the Fours. Music, Gym and our Literacy classes are provided to enrich their learning experience. 

After School Program

We are pleased to offer an after school program from 3 PM to 5:30 PM for kids who are enrolled in both of our full day classes. Outside play, nutritious snacks, and engaging activities will be offered that will enhance kid's daily classroom experiences. There is a cost of $7 per hour for each student who is eligible for the after school program and $18 if your child stays to 5:30 pm.

You will receive an invoice at the end of each month and the payment will be due at that time. Please make a check payable to Journey Preschool and write A.C.P. in the memo line and give it to the teacher in After Care Program. 

After Care will not be provided on days when school is closed for Holidays, breaks, snow days or the day before Christmas break. 

Click the button below for the After Care Program Form. Please fill it out and mail it to us to enroll your child!

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JONI EDESTER

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR / TEACHER

Joni teaches the Four-Year-Old Half Day class and serves as Director.  She has dedicated the past 23  years educating and sharing the love of Jesus with the children and the families at Journey Preschool and Church. Her passion is to make an invisible GOD visible by providing Jesus filled loving and safe environment for the children.

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VELICIA HYSELL

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Velicia has been teaching 3, 4 and 5-year-olds at Woodford Christian Preschool for 21 years. She presently teaches the Four Full Day program. Felicia continues her education through  DOTS and the Child Carer Council of Kentucky. In. addition, she's been educated in nursing and business.

OUR TEAM

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MELANIE PRALL

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Melanie has both a BA and a MA degree in education. She has 30 years of teaching experience, with 22 of those years being at Journey Preschool. Melanie and her husband have lived in Versailles for 31 years and have two daughters. She is a long time member of Versailles Presbyterian Church.

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BRYNN DEATON

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Brynn has a BA from the University of Kentucky. She's  been a teacher at Journey Preschool since 2021. Brynn's family have been members of Journey Church for over ten yeas and love serving on the Children's Ministry. Brynn and Nathan have three very active kids and they love going  to the beach!

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TABATHA WOOD

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Tabatha is a mom of two teenage boys and is married to Seth. Her family has lived in Versailles for 7 years. In her free time, Tabatha enjoys Bible studies, cooking, taking walks and watching basketball. Tabatha has received her BS and MS in Elementary Education and has taught for 13 years. She has a love and passion for helping little ones learn and grow academically, emotionally and spiritually.

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