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.

Administrative Staff

Brandy Ybarra, Director
Brandy has been the Program Director for Bullfrogs and Butterflies since June of 2017. She has 5 years experience teaching preschool at WSU’s Child Development Center and earned her Preschool Director’s License through the KDHE 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!

 
 

Pre-K Staff

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.

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Liz Martineau, Teacher Aide
Liz started with B & B in August of 2020, and has a background teaching 1st grade as well as preschool. She loves the innocence of the kids and how they are so excited and enthusiastic about everything. Another thing that has brought her joy is getting to know the students’ families and other preschool staff members!

 
 

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.

Polliwogs’ Staff

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.

Jocelyn Shultz, Teacher Aide
Jocelyn started with the preschool in January of 2021. Her favorite thing about working with kids is getting to share Jesus with them and celebrating all the little moments of learning and growing she sees every day. She also loves getting to know all their little personalities and hearts!


Class Options

Polliwogs

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: $145.00 per month

Pre-K


4 years old by August 31st
3-days-per-week class: Tue-Thu mornings; 9-11:30 am;
Tuition: $170.00 per month

4 years old by August 31st
4 days per week class: Tue-Fri mornings; 9-11:30am
Tuition: $220 per month


Enrollment

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 the 2021-2022 school year will began January 19, 2021. If you have any questions call 316-733-9131 or email bfbf@hopecc.net for more information.