FIRST BAPTIST LEARNING CENTER


Weekday Preschool
Monday-Thursday | 9:15am-2:15pm
18 months - Kindergarten | 2-day, 3-day, and 4-day options

Phone - 469.452.6927
Facebook - @FirstBaptistLearningCenter

About Us

First Baptist Learning Center offers an outstanding educational program for children ages 18-months through Kindergarten. We have been committed to providing excellent early childhood services for more than 40 years.

Features of our programs include:
  • 2-day, 3-day, and 4-day options
  • Play-based approach to learning
  • Intentionally and purposefully planned lessons
  • Outdoor exploration in our outdoor classroom
  • Snack and lunch are parent/guardian provided
  • Highly trained, thoroughly vetted staff
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten classes are staff with a degreed teacher
  • All staff are CPR/First Aid certified, FBI fingerprinted and background checked
  • Staff receive 24 hours of continuing education each year.
  • Financially independent of First McKinney, but an integral part of First McKinney's Children's Ministry
  • Member of the Early Childhood Director’s Network (NAEYC) 
  • Member of Early Childhood Christian Network (formerly Texas Baptist Church Weekday Education Association)
  • Follow McKinney ISD school calendar for all holidays, school closings and bad weather days
  • Begin after Labor Day and ends in early May
**First Baptist Learning Center admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, enrollment policies, scholarship programs, and other school-administered programs.
 

Meet the team

JOANNE EATON

Director
469.452.6927
joanne@firstmckinney.com
Joanne has worked at First Baptist Learning Center for 27 years. She has served as a classroom teacher and as assistant director before becoming the director five years ago. She is the chair of the FBLC scholarship committee, Co-President of the Early Childhood Director’s Network and loves reaching out to families in our community. Joanne and her husband, Kevin, lived in McKinney for more than 25 years before moving to Anna where they are able to be close to their children and grandchildren. Both Joanne’s children and grandchildren are FBLC graduates.

NAOMI TAMEZ

Assistant Director
469.424.1641
naomi@firstmckinney.com
Naomi has worked at First Baptist Learning Center for eleven years. She served as a preschool teacher for six years and the last five years as Assistant Director. Prior to that time, she taught special education in Plano ISD and Corpus Christi ISD. Naomi has a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Training and Development and emphasis in Early Childhood Education. Naomi and her husband, Marty, have lived in McKinney for 18 years. They have three boys, Luke, Logan and Levi. All three boys are FBLC graduates.

TAMMY LAFRATTE

Registrar/Finance
469.424.1638
tammy.lafratte@firstmckinney.com
Tammy has worked at First Baptist Learning Center for seven years. She served the first five years as a classroom teacher, one year as Instructional Support and currently the Registrar. Before having the privilege to be an at-home Mom, she worked as a Payroll and Human Resources Manager for a computer training center in Dallas. Tammy and her husband, Glen, have lived in McKinney for 16 years. They have one daughter, Miranda. Miranda is an FBLC graduate.