State Licensed Facility
Our program is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Our information. We are proud to have this designation and work diligently to maintain it.

First Congregational UCC (United Church of Christ)
Our program is a non-profit, non-denominational and non-discriminatory outreach program of First Congregational UCC of Austin, MN. 

Founded September 1965

As the first preschool in Austin, MN, we are preparing to celebrate our 53rd graduating class this spring!

​     Our preschool is governed by a Board of Directors, which includes both church and parent representatives.

About Us


Our Staff

Meredith Martin, Director & Teacher

Beth Thompson, Assistant Director & Teacher Aide

Merrilyn Berg, Preschool Treasurer 

Welcome! Our preschool program is where children

love to learn and learn to love!

​Our program, for children ages 33 months to kindergarten, is built on a long tradition of excellence founded on cherishing each preschooler and his or her family.

Our staff of licensed, experienced teachers and assistants welcome children of all backgrounds into our program.​ Using their knowledge, we offer a developmentally appropriate curriculum providing academic readiness activities as well as opportunities for growth in social, emotional and physical development.