Preschool Information

Pioneer-D Preschool Team:

Early Childhood Instructor: 

Special Education Assistant: 
Early Childhood Special Educator: 
(ECSE): Leslie Gresham lagresham@dcsdk12.org

Speech Language Pathologist: 
(SLP): Jenna Gerber jgerber1@dcsdk12.org

Occupational Therapist:
(OT): Erika Pope elpope@dcsdk12.org

Regular Education Assistant: 

ECE Coordinator: 

Pioneer Preschool Address:
10881 Riva Ridge Ave.
Parker, CO 80138

Preschool Session Times: 
(Monday - Thursday) 

AM: 9:10am - 11:55pm
PM: 1:15pm - 4:00pm

Pioneer Classroom D 
Phone Number: 
(voicemails cannot be retrieved at this time)

Nondiscrimination Notice: 

The Douglas County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, genetic information, or physical characteristics, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment of, or employment in educational programs or activities. The School District’s Compliance Officer is Ted Knight, Assistant Superintendent, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, complianceofficer@dcsdk12.org, 303-387-0067. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public.

Upcoming Dates and Events

To keep informed, please visit the Douglas County School District website with updates as they happen. Here is the link:

Preschool Registration Information for the 
 2020-21 school year:
Preschool enrollment for 2020-21 school year is open. To be eligible for the 2020-2021 school year, a child must be 3 by September 1, 2020. Those children who turn 3 after September 1st, will be able to apply 3 weeks before their 3rd birthday.  All children who turn 5 years old before October 1, 2020, are not eligible for preschool and can apply for kindergarten at their neighborhood school.  

Please share this information with any families who might be interested in our enriching preschool program.

If you'd like more information, here is a link to our: District Preschool Site.


Please remember that our preschool staff are off for the summer break. We will be returning to work on August 4th, 2020. Preschool is scheduled to begin class on August 17, 2020.

When Preschool staff returns from summer break, we will contact families to confirm both the date and time for both your Preschool Orientation and Beginning of the Year “Getting to Know You” conference.

If you need more information, here is a link to our:  District ECE Preschool Site

    Our 70 Preschool classrooms are located in DCSD buildings throughout the school district. 

      Tuition is:
        Two day week: $170 per month (half day sessions)
          Four days week: $340 per month (half day session, M-Th)

            Registration Fee (non refundable): $100 (due at the time of acceptance)

                For families who are interested in tuition assistance please apply for (CPP) - Colorado Preschool Program, by completing the first step of the Preschool Registration process - an online form.  Within the online form, indicate an interest in CPP.  This does NOT commit you to preschool registration, should your child not qualify for tuition assistance. 

                    All preschool classrooms are located within DCSD buildings throughout the school district. Start and end times vary according to school of attendance. 

                    Inclement Weather - Delay/Closure Information

                    Inclement weather - Delay & Closure Information:
                    On a delayed schedule, Douglas County schools start 90 minutes later than the normal school start time.  On a delayed schedule, AM Preschool Class Sessions will be cancelled. PM class will not be affected by the delayed schedule.

                    The District will use the following methods to notify parents about weather-related school schedule changes:
                    • Local television and radio broadcasts starting at 5:00 a.m.
                    • District website: https://www.dcsdk12.org/school-closure-status for the most current and accurate schedule. Information will be updated by 5:00 a.m. 
                    • Weather hotline: 303-387-SNOW (7669). Closure and delay information will be updated by 5 a.m.

                    Please review our updated