Manatee United Methodist Pre-School (M.U.M.P.S.) is our excellent mission outreach to our community. The school is currently licensed to serve 133 children and offers a quality childcare and preschool program for children ages six weeks to twelve years, Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We have a FREE hot lunch for all children with a planned nutritional menu each day.
We offer a Frog Street curriculum in a warm Christian environment. Our preschool program runs all year long with certified teachers and lots of age appropriate activities to prepare your child for elementary school.
Our school age program offers before and after school for Manatee Elementary and Bashaw Elementary during the school year and a full day camp during the summer. We also offer Voluntary Pre K.
If you are interested in our program, please call:
941-750-6739 and ask for Meghan Heise, Director
Please note that due to CDC and DCF regulations, wearing a mask properly
in the Preschool area is MANDATORY.
I am Megan Heise the Preschool Director. I've been in child care for 6 years and have 2 degrees in Early Childhood Education. I used to volunteer at many different churches for their VBS Programs throughout my high school career. My goal is to make a difference in the lives of all children and their families here at Manatee United Methodist Church.
I am Chelcie Barkman the Preschool Office Manager. I am 32 years old and I was born and raised here in Bradenton Florida. I have also lived in the same house since I was 5 years old, My fiancé and I have been together for 5 years in October. Together we have a total of 7 children. He has 4 children and I have 2 boys and we have a little girl together. I have a dog named Eva she is a mix of German Shepard, Pit and a Labrador Retriever. We also have about 40 chickens. We love to travel together when we are able to get the time off from work. We have traveled to Georgia, North and South Carolina and Kentucky.