Jump Start

Our school philosophy is to provide a loving and nurturing environment for our youngest preschool students to explore and experience the world around them.  Our Jump Start program is designed to provide experiences for developing skills in:

  • transitioning into school and developing independence
  • exploring the classroom environment
  • beginning social skills with their classmates
  • participating in group activities.

Some learning activities that will be offered to your child during our mornings at TBA are:

  • making choices during free play
  • learning how to play with a classmate
  • circle/story time
  • social skills at snack time
  • songs and large motor movement
  • “messy” projects (paint, play dough, and shaving cream)
  • the most important lesson of all, as quoted by our graduates… “Mommies and daddies always come back”!
Lisa Quinlivan-Lutz

Lisa Quinlivan-Lutz

Jump Start Teacher

Lisa Quinlivan-Lutz started working at TBA in 2016, and has worked in the Jump Start class and pre-K 4’s class. She is mom to three TBA alumni, and lives with her husband and hound. Lisa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.

Jump Start: The Monkeys
Cartoon of a Monkey

Enrollment Cutoff: Child must be 2 years and 6 months as of September 1st and/or readiness evaluation. Rolling admission throughout the year. As your child turns 2 and a half, they can enroll in our jump start program.
Days: Monday, Friday 9-11:45
Ratio: 8 children with a lead teacher and assistant
Children do not need to be potty trained for this session

Upcoming Events

Oct
27
Wed
9:30 am Dayle Music Show
Dayle Music Show
Oct 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Dayle Music Show
Fun, high energy Halloween music class that includes singing, movement, puppets and learning about musical instruments!
Oct
28
Thu
9:15 am Boo Parade
Boo Parade
Oct 28 @ 9:15 am
Family and friends come to TBA’s annual BOO Parade!  Children will arrive at 9 in costume.  Parents can enjoy coffee in Faith Hall from 9:00-9:15.   Weather permitting we will parade outside or in Faith Hall[...]
Nov
10
Wed
all-day Yoga with Ms. Sandy
Yoga with Ms. Sandy
Nov 10 all-day
Yoga with Ms. Sandy
Ms. Liz will be traveling to different destinations with flying carpets fueled by our own deep breaths.  Once the children arrive at the destination, they will do poses that correlate to the things and animals[...]
Nov
17
Wed
10:00 am Play and Praise
Play and Praise
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Play and Praise
Ms. Renee  will join us each month to sing songs and learn about God and the world around us.  The children will use different types of intruments and movements to engage in this dynamic program.