May 2021 - The Children's Guild

Monarch Preschool College Park opening soon

Monarch Preschool College Park, a program of The Children’s Guild Alliance, will open soon and is currently enrolling students.

The school offers a full-day year-round program. Monarch Preschool College Park is located in an 11,400-square-foot renovated space in College Park United Methodist Church off Rhode Island Avenue and Hollywood Road.

“We’re excited to introduce Monarch Preschool College Park to Prince George’s County,” said Jenny Livelli, president and CEO of The Children’s Guild Alliance. “We’ve built a beautiful new space and assembled a professional, capable staff that will provide a high-quality early education experience for children and families.”

Monarch Preschool offers project-based learning in an enriched environment. The school has convenient hours, flexible schedules and an open-door policy to collaborate with families.

“A Monarch Preschool student will experience real-life, hands-on learning activities. They will have the opportunity to explore learning throughout the school environment and take their learning home,” said Kristin “Krissie” Taylor, preschool director. “Students will be able to identify their strengths and talents to reach their full potential.”

For more information, open house dates and enrollment information, visit, email [email protected] or call 301-886-8929.

Monarch Preschool College Park, an affiliate member of The Children’s Guild Alliance, a nonprofit organization serving children, families and child-serving organizations, will be a year-round full-day preschool program serving children ages 3 to 5. (

Monarch Academy Annapolis holds virtual open house May 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Monarch Academy Annapolis, a public contract school with Anne Arundel County Public Schools and operated by The Children’s Guild Alliance, will hold a virtual open house for interested families on Wednesday, May 19, at 4:30 p.m.

Monarch Academy Annapolis is a primary performing visual arts school and follows the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, which challenges students to think critically and take responsibility for their learning as they explore local and global issues.

Among the school’s offerings, classrooms partner with teachers in Central and South America to teach Spanish language and culture. In addition, the school exclusively offers Canopy, a course that provides students the opportunity to learn and practice social-emotional skills utilizing an arts-integrated approach.

The school also offers the eSchool @ Monarch Academy Annapolis, a blended distance learning permanent program option for pre-K through fifth grade students. Instruction is 80% virtual and up to 20% in-classroom and provides the same rigorous programs and services. The eSchool will continue permanently even when Anne Arundel County Public Schools haver hybrid or fully in-person learning.

The school is located at 2000 Capital Drive in Annapolis and open to all Anne Arundel County students entering pre-K through fifth grade. To register for the open house, apply for admission or learn more, visit