Hello and Welcome!
Colbert Chapel church has been in the Northwest community since 1906. In 1973, Pastor Walt Henderson began directing a new Colbert Chapel Preschool. After working with the preschool for three years, a need became clear for a Christian based daycare in the area. Together with his wife, Geri and fellow church member, Billye Anderson, Chapel Children’s Center Daycare was formed. In the word of Billye Anderson, “This was a time when families were still adjusting to both parents working. We knew that if children had to be out of the home we wanted them to be in a good safe place, in the love of Christian people.”
Years later, Colbert Chapel Preschool and Chapel Children’s Center Daycare still have the same goals. The family has stayed close. Two main supervisors in the daycare are Miss Jackie, daughter of Walt and Geri Henderson, and Miss Shelly, niece of Billye Anderson. Director Elaine Sherer has attended the church since early childhood and has been the Daycare director since 1997.
With both the daycare and preschool services under one roof, our center has a unique experience to offer your family. If a combination of daycare with preschool would meet your family’s needs, we encourage you to contact the daycare directly for their enrollment information, in addition to completing the paperwork for Preschool.
Your completed registration forms (found in links below), along with your child’s immunization record, and the registration fee will hold your child’s place in our preschool. I will be sending out a confirmation letter to each student’s family in August, confirming your child’s class placement and with all additional information, you will need for fall. Thank you again for considering Colbert Chapel Preschool. We look forward to the opportunity to instruct and love your child.
Chapel Children’s Center Board
Jen Whitehead, Preschool Director
Director Jen & Teacher Tamara!
Meet our Teachers!
Hello, I am Ms. Tamara. I really enjoy teaching and I am so thankful I can do it here where I can also share Christ’s love with these little ones. This will by my 18th year teaching here at Colbert Chapel Preschool. I have been married 30 years and the Lord has blessed us with four beautiful children. Our three daughters are married and we have one adorable granddaughter! Our son is in his third year of college in engineering at the University of Washington. I enjoy spending time with family, taking walks and reading. We have two dogs, Maggie and Jack.