Early Childhood Services

General Information

The mission of the Saline Area Schools Early Childhood Services Pooh Corner Preschool Program is to provide an engaging learning environment to foster children's imagination, creativity, and problem solving skills.

Pooh Corner Program, for children ages 3 to 5 years old, is operated by Saline Community Education and is located in the Liberty School building. The program is designed to foster children's competency in all areas of development. We offer a well balanced curriculum to promote cognitive, physical, emotional, social development, and kindergarten readiness of children. 


Our goal at Pooh Corner is to offer a program that is developmentally appropriate according to the guidelines set forth by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Creative Curriculum and Project Approach are incorporated in curriculum planning.

Pooh Corner Program
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Mon, Wed, Fri 
9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Mon, Wed, Fri
9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Tues and Thurs
9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs and Fri - Pre-Kindergarten/Young 5

Visitors are welcome by appointment.  Pooh Corner follows the Saline Area Schools calendar.

Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Mon, Tue, Wed and Thurs

Go to www.washtenawpreschool.org to complete the intake form.  

Open enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year will be held on Tuesday, February 23rd at Liberty School in the board room starting at 9:30 A.M.


Call in Registration opens on Wednesday, February 24th at 9:30 A.M.. 


Summer Sandbox will be held July 12th - 22nd.  This program runs Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - noon.  Registration begins on February 25th.  Our registration packet can be found under the forms section.


Parent Testimonials

"What we like most about the program is the wonderful and caring teachers Mattia had.  We were kept well informed of her progress and areas we should focus on."

-Christine R.

"Everything about this program is wonderful, they excel in all areas for getting the child ready for school.  I would recommend them to anyone looking for a preschool and it was recommended to us, so glad we listened."

-Sarah R.

"What I like most about the program as a parent/guardian is that the leadership and teachers supported us through a difficult journey and together we achieved my son returning to health and normalcy."

-Penelope P.

"She is a more confident, social child now.  I also feel very confident in her kindergarten readiness.  Pooh Corner is hands down the best preschool program I've encountered."

-Sarah S.