Busy Bee Early Learning Center has been Qualistar rated since 2009, with a rating of 4 of 4 Stars from Qualistar for 2015 through 2017. Qualistar has been replaced by Colorado Shines; and Busy Bee is currently rated as a Level 4. Bethany Busy Bee has been accredited by ACSI, The Association of Christian Schools International, since 2009. We have a full 5 year accreditation for 2015 through 2020. For more information on what this means, please see Affiliations tab.
The History of Bethany Busy Bee Early Learning Center
In the late 1970s an organization rented space from Bethany for a small school. Then in 1981 George Kenworthy, the pastor of Bethany, asked Sharon Eggert & Jan Schwarz to begin a school to reach out to this community. Sharon & Jan went through the neighborhoods near Bethany handing out fliers and Bethany Busy Bee Early Learning Center began that fall with just two classes. Bethany Busy Bee moved upstairs in 2001 and has grown over the years to six classrooms serving over 100 children from 1 ½ to Kindergarten age with a balanced early childhood education in a Christian environment.
A number of families from Bethany Evangelical Free Church have their children enrolled at Bethany Busy Bee; however, the majority of our students are from the surrounding community. We welcome students from many different ethnic, socioeconomic and faith backgrounds. Bethany Busy Bee is excited to now be serving the second generation of some of our families.
We believe that God has specially created each person with unique abilities and needs.