Preschool Early Learning Center Program The Preschool Early Learning Program is for 3 & 4 year old children The nationally recognized NAEYC Accredited preschool program is designed to prepare our students for Pre-Kindergarten. The preschool program is for children who are thirty-three months (age 3) and older. A theme-based curriculum is provided with many hands-on activities that allow students to learn through creative expressions and exploration. The preschool program encourages social development and fosters independence. The staff works hard to meet each child’s physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs and promote development in each area. Click HERE for a sample of preschool skills. Andrea Mathison Administrative Assistant: The Early Learning Center Number of years at St. Pascal’s: 3 years Favorite thing about St. Pascal’s: Seeing all the children and the respect they have for the staff and teachers. Also, having the Catholic faith and small class sizes. Hobbies outside of school: I enjoy spending time with my family camping. Also, I enjoy going for walks and reading. Interesting fact about you: I really love having my birthday and I like to celebrate it for the whole month. Andrea Defiel Pre-K Teacher Number of years at St. Pascal’s: 5 years Favorite thing about St. Pascal’s: The great staff and students that I get to work with everyday. I enjoy coming to work everyday. Hobbies outside of school: Spending time outside with my children, going for walks to the park, going to the gym, having bonfires and sitting on our patio. Family time is the best! Interesting fact about you: I am a mom to two children, ages 9 and 11. Bonnie Rocklin Preschool Teacher Number of years at St. Pascal’s: 3 years Favorite thing about St. Pascal’s: I love that everyone is so welcoming and I feel like I am a part of a wonderful team of teachers and staff. I love that the school is small enough where we get to know all of the students. Hobbies outside of school: I love to read. I love traveling and spending time with friends and family. I enjoy playing bingo. I am a HUGE Minnesota Viking fan. Interesting fact about you: I grew up in Duluth and come from a large family with two brothers and a sister. I am an aunt to 9 nieces and nephews!