Jefferson Campus

16635 N. 51st Ave.

Glendale, Arizona 85306

602-730-3311

Meet the Director:  Mrs. Debi Ryder

Debi has been involved with the Choice Academies preschool since the opening of Adams Traditional Academy's preschool in 2009.  Having been a preschool teacher for many years, she was happy to join Choice Academies and provide a way to prepare your child for the rigors of a successful education.  Debi received her National Administrators Credential through National Child Care Association and her experience working with children is extensive.


It is clear that Debi has a passion for working with children of all ages.  She served in Deer Valley School District in many capacities, and turned those skills and her passion for encouraging children to love learning, into teaching preschool.  She has been very active as a Girl Scout Leader, assisting 16 girls in earning their Bronze and Silver Awards. 


Her first and foremost love is her family!  She has a very supportive family who gives her the freedom to dedicate as much time and energy as she does to the preschool campuses.  Any chance Debi gets to be a part of their interests and endeavors is deeply valued.  Debi appreciates what it takes to raise a family while having the desire to offer your child every advantage to succeed.  There are too few years to set a solid foundation for their academics and she, with Choice Academies, want to use that time wisely. 

Jefferson Traditional Beginnings is proud to offer quality instruction to your child. The commitment and dedication our staff has for caring about the whole child is our priority. Our teachers are CPR and First Aid certified, hold valid fingerprint clearance cards, have passed background checks, and have extensive experience working with children. Our teachers will have the appropriate training needed to integrate the Spalding and Singapore Math programs into their daily lessons.

Jefferson Traditional Beginnings is part of Choice Academies. Current job openings and an application are available at www.choiceacademies.org . Thank you for considering Jefferson Traditional Beginnings.

Jefferson Traditional Beginnings was established by parents and educators confronted with a school system that no longer reflected their values. These parents and educators saw the need for a solid, early preschool educational foundation for their children. Not just a daycare; they created an academic preschool with a real curriculum that would prepare their kids for real life success. 

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