Bullfrogs & Butterflies (B&B) is a quality Christian preschool which has served Andover and the surrounding community since 1988. We have a committed and experienced staff. In fact, all our Lead Teachers have been at B&B for more than 20 years! The whole staff go above and beyond, seeing their role as a ministry. In short, at B&B, we teach ABCs and we plant seeds of faith.
About Our Staff
B&B’s staff love investing in the lives of children! They have valuable experience teaching and are deeply committed to their calling to help children learn and grow.
Brandy Ybarra, Director
Brandy is B&B’s new Director as of June 2017. Her two oldest children graduated from B&B and her youngest is attending now. She has 5 years experience teaching preschool at WSU’s Child Development Center and earned her Preschool Director’s License in August of 2006. She loves preschool-aged kids because they learn so many new things and are so excited about life! She is also grateful to be able to teach children about Jesus!
Amy Choriego, Office Administrator
Amy has been a teacher with B&B since 2011 and began helping administratively in 2013. She loves B&B because the staff amazing and she loves getting to know all the sweet kids.
Sharon Weldon, Lead Teacher
Sharon started B&B in 1988. She loves taking polliwogs and caterpillars and watching them become Bullfrogs and Butterflies, and seeing them find joy in learning and fall in love with Jesus. Another thing she loves about her job is getting students ready for kindergarten!
Karen Janzen, Teacher Aide
Karen started working full-time at B&B in the 2015-2016 school year after substituting the previous year. She loves the kids, their openness to learning, watching them grow in leaps and bounds throughout the school year, and meeting developmental milestones.
Tori Tidmus, Teacher Aide
Tori started with B&B in 2019. She has been teaching Sunday school at Hope for 1.5 years, and loves watching the kids grow in their faith. Her favorite things about children are their honesty, sincerity, and openness to learning and exploring new things!
Linda Hulstine, Lead Teacher
Linda has been teaching at B&B since 1989! She loves “being a kid” with her students and the joy on their faces when they figure out something new. Her students become like a little family to her and she loves teaching them about Jesus!
Ashley Sandwell, Teacher Aide
Ashley started with B&B in 2016. She loves being with B&B because of how supportive and helpful the staff are. She also loves seeing kids have light bulb moments and getting to share Jesus with them.
Jackie Sebbo, Lead Teacher
Jackie started with B&B in 1995. She feels called by God to teach, and has great love for her students, especially the way they always keep her on her toes! She also appreciates the way the B&B staff are so supportive of one another in their job teaching children.
Tiffany Sullivan, Teacher Aide
Tiffany started with B&B in August 2016. She loves the preschool age. Everything is a mystery and they have a great sense of wonder! She is also grateful to see the things they learn and remember about Jesus!
Children 3 years old by the first day of preschool and potty trained
2-day-per-week classes: Tue/Thu or Wed/Fri; 9-11:30 am
Tuition: $140.00 per month
4 years old by August 31st
3-days-per-week class: Tue-Thu mornings; 9-11:30 am;
Tuition: $165.00 per month
4 years old by August 31st
4 days per week class: Tue-Fri mornings; 9-11:30am
Tuition: $215 per month
Class sizes are limited, so enrollment is on a first-come/first-served basis.
Children must be immunized based on their age as recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
Enrollment for 2019-2020 school year will begin January 16th. In the meantime please contact us at 316-733-9131 for more information.
In the case Andover schools are closed, enrollment will begin the next day Andover school is back in session.