Welcome to Northside Principal's Message

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    Welcome to Northside Early Childhood Center,

    We are so glad that you are looking at our website and hope that it will answer any questions you have. The SCPS preschool program serves 3 and 4-year-olds in the Shelby County School District. We appreciate parents who understand how important it is to give your child an early start on education. Research has proven that early educational opportunities, such as preschool, provide a positive and long ­lasting effect on children's academic success.

    About us

    We are honored that you are interested in learning more about the Shelby County Preschool Program! Please call or e-mail if we can be of assistance or if you have questions!

    Northside Early Childhood Center 
    821 College Street
    Shelbyville, KY  40065
    Phone:  502-633-5123



    Emily Swindler - Preschool Principal, emily.swindler@shelby.kyschools.us

    Mary Bracken - Special Education Consultant, mary.bracken@shelby.kyschools.us

    Kim Malone - Response to Intervention, kimberly.malone@shelby.kyschools.us

    Mirza Mendizabal  - Preschool Administrative Assistant, mirza.mendizabal@shelby.kyschools.us

    Maria Thomas - Family Resource Center Coordinator, maria.thomas@shelby.kyschools.us



    Our Goal

    We believe that a child’s early experiences can set in motion a chain of events that positively influence his/her life through high school and beyond, increasing the quality of his/her life experiences along the way.