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…helping your child grow in a loving, Christian environment!

Blessed Beginnings:  

Mt. Chestnut Christian Preschool provides 3-5 year olds with learning experiences in a positive Christian environment. 
Our goals are to:

  1. provide spiritual growth as well as social, intellectual, physical and emotional growth for preschool age children

  2. encourage sharing, creativity and friendship in a caring structured environment

  3. support Christian teachings and values

  4. encourage self-worth, health, and self-confidence

Parental involvement is encouraged!

Our Curriculum includes learning about: 

Manners, Sharing, Taking Turns, Alphabet & Letter Recognition, Pattern Sequences, Circle Time (calendar, weather, singing, prayer, group discussions, Bible stories), Learning Centers, Listening Skills, Following Directions, Language Development, Shapes & Colors.  The 4-5 year old class curriculum also includes preparation for Kindergarten.

We also have … field trips, special guests, holiday and birthday celebrations, an onsite outdoor playground, Parent-Teacher conferences, and several family programs

Classes Offered: 

We provide both a qualified Teacher and a Teacher’s Assistant per class.

3 Year Old Programs –  Two Days Per Week
Tuesday/Thursday 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Maximum Class size is 12 children (Children must be potty trained and 3 years old by September 1st) 

4 & 5 Year Old Programs – Three Days Per Week
Monday/Wednesday/Thursday 9:00am to 11:30am

Monday/Wednesday/Thursday 12:30pm -3:00pm Maximum Class size is 18 children (Children must be potty trained and 4 years old by September 1st) 


Our school year runs September through May. A Non-Refundable fee of $25.00 and the first month’s tuition (payable to Mt. Chestnut Christian Preschool) must accompany the registration form. Admission is on a first come first served basis.  Mt. Chestnut Christian Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious or national origin.  If you would like an application, more information, or a tour of our preschool facility, please call – Mt. Chestnut Christian Preschool (724) 287-8799

Meet the Staff:

Michele Gonda, Teacher – Mrs. Gonda joined our preschool team in 2010.  She  creates a fun and positive environment for children to learn. She and her husband reside in Butler with their two daughters, one being an alumnus of Mt. Chestnut Preschool!

Tricia Dulya, Assistant – Mrs. Dulya joined our preschool team in 2009. She enjoys helping in the classroom, and creating and atmosphere of love and caring. She and her husband and son reside in Butler.


Mt. Chestnut Christian Preschool is located approximately 2 miles west of Butler PA on West Old Route 422 (we are 1/4 mile off Route 422) Preschool Room (724) 287-8799 Church Office (724) 287-7601 or

Parent Praise

*”We asked our daughter why she had off school today and she said, ‘Because it’s Dr. Luther King Day – he helped us all get along!’  Big thanks to her awesome preschool teachers Mrs. Geibel and Mrs. Dulya!
I think alot of times (teachers) don’t get to see all the seeds you plant – but trust me, they’re planted and flourishing.”  _ Kristi

*”I have been absolutely thrilled with my children’s experiences at Mt. Chestnut. I have seen both of them make huge leaps in their social and academic skills during their time here. The entire staff is
wonderful – they truely love the children and it really shows.”   – Dawn

*”… I am thankful for Mt. Chestnut Preschool and Mrs. Geibel & Mrs. Dulya as my boys’ teachers! We’ve had them 3 of the 4 years we’ve been at the preschool and are so blessed with
wonderful loving Christian teachers and friends!”   – Nikki

*”Mt. Chestnut teachers are kind, caring and nurturing. They have made my son’s preschool experience a truly enjoyable one! I would recommend this preschool program to anyone!.