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. Cowell


Mrs. Cowell is originally from Vienna, Virginia.  She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Richmond, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Political Science prior to earning her Master’s of Arts in Teaching from American University.  She taught for eight years in Baltimore County before becoming a mother to her three children, Grant (14), Grace (12), and Ryan (9).  For the past several years, Mrs. Cowell substitute taught Kindergarten – 5th grade at Severna Park Elementary School and volunteered in various positions working with children.  Mrs. Cowell loves cooking, reading, and walking her very spoiled dog, Boomer.  She is absolutely thrilled to join the Asbury community and looks forward to instilling in her students a love of learning and the knowledge that they are beautiful children of God.

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


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