Your 4 year old has several options.

This program aligns with Maryland Model for College and Career Readiness, introducing the social and academic readiness skills to prepare children for their formal learning experience of Kindergarten.

There are four options for our 4 Year Old Program, ranging from 3 to 5 half- or full-days. Class size is generally 16 children with a Lead Teacher and Teacher Assistant.

Pre-K 3 Half-Days/Week

The 3-day Pre-K  program introduces a Kindergarten readiness skill which fully prepares children for Kindergarten. This program uses Little Treasure Curriculum. It is a wonderful option, allowing children to explore outside activities outside of school with family.

Children must be 4 years old before September 1.

Class Options

Mon/Wed/Fri9:00-11:30 am
Mon/Wed/Fri12:30-3:00 pm

Pre-K Extended Days/Week

This option is an extended day option which introduces Kindergarten readiness skills that fully prepares children for Kindergarten, using the Little Treasures Curriculum. This option offers a longer day, with lunch and recess included. The longer day allows for more in-depth hands-on exploration of subject matter and allows for a bit more play time during the day. Child Development experts agree that children learn best through play.

Children must be 4 years old before September 1.

Class Options

Monday - Thursday9:00-2:00 pm

Pre-K 5 Days/Week

Traditional 5-day Pre-K introduces Kindergarten readiness skills that fully prepares children for Kindergarten. Our 5 day program uses Investigator Club Curriculum.

Children must be 5 years old before March 1 or have approval of the director.

Class Options

Monday - Friday9:00-11:30 am

Pre-K 4 Days/Week

This program allows children to attend the traditional 5-day program in 4 days, allowing one day a week to spend at home with family.

Children must be 5 years old before March 1 or have approval of the director.

Class Options

Monday - Thursday12:30-3:00 pm

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Meet our Pre-K Teachers

Tamera Kronenwetter

Mrs. Kronenwetter


Mrs. Kronenwetter is originally from North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. (Go Tarheels!) She moved to Maryland in 1984. Mrs. Kronenwetter has two adult children, both of whom came through Asbury’s Clubhouse program. Mrs. Kronenwetter joined the staff of Asbury in 1997. She first worked in the Extended Care and the school age Clubhouse program. Mrs. Kronenwetter taught the 3-Day Fours and Kindergarten programs before her current position as the 4-Day Fours Teacher. She is also a Group Leader for the School Age Clubhouse program.

Chrissy Venditti

Mrs. Venditti


Mrs. Venditti is originally from the Philadelphia suburbs, where she obtained her undergraduate degree from West Chester University in Pennsylvania.  She and her husband moved to the Houston, Texas suburbs, where she obtained her Texas teaching certificate through an alternative certification program and taught for almost 10 years.  She obtained her ESL and Gifted/Talented certification as well.  Chrissy and her family moved back to the northeast in the summer to be closer to their extended families.  She has three beautiful children: Matthew and Juliet, who attend Belvedere Elementary; and Isabel who is at Asbury.  Chrissy and her husband, John, have been married for almost 14 years.

Interest: Traveling, running and hiking, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Beninante

Mrs. Joyce


Mrs. Joyce earned her Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Utah before moving to Texas to begin her family. A native Marylander, she and her husband were thrilled to return to Annapolis in 2000 to raise their five sons. She has worked at Asbury in the 3’s, the 4’s and the Pre-K program for the last 10 years. She loves being a part of the Asbury extended family and sharing her love of God, reading, nature, paint, music, and fun with her students. In her spare time, she enjoys running, traveling, the Olympics, and warm chocolate chip cookies.

Mrs. Smith


Born and raised in Virginia- the Navy brought us to Maryland. Obtained Associates of Early Childhood from Tidewater Community College and Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies k-6 from Liberty University. This is my third year teaching 4’s and first year at Asbury. Aside from education, I spent many years working in my church’s nursery, Sunday school, and youth group. I feel privileged to be able to practice my faith while also instilling the love of God within children. I feel blessed to be at Asbury and can’t wait to see what the future holds here. In my spare time I enjoy traveling with my family and completing DIY projects or small things around the house. 

Interested in our 4’s Program?