Carnesha Banks, Director

Carnesha Banks has worked in the early education field for almost twenty years.  In 2015, she earned her Masters of Early Childhood Education. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology.

During her career she has held the positions of teacher, education coordinator, and assistant director. She has worked for Kindercare Learning centers, Bright Horizons Family Solutions at Johns Hopkins, and Catholic Charities Head Start program. She has supervised teaching staff and assisted with center re-accreditation.

Ms. Banks has worked in the early education field for almost twenty years.  In 2015, she earned her Masters of Early Childhood Education. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology.

She has been married for over 12 years to her college sweetheart. They have one daughter and one dog. She grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and she has lived in Miami, Baltimore, and now Carroll County. She enjoys reading novels—some of her favorite authors include Tayari Jones, Liane Moriarty, and Jodi Picoult. She also enjoys traveling. Her favorite places to visit are Thailand, New Orleans, and Seattle. Ms. Banks is excited to be joining the Highlandtown Preschool as our next director, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our community.

End of Spring Family Celebration

We had such a great time together in Patterson Park on Friday for our end-of-term picnic and celebration! Thanks to all of the families, students, and friends who came to join us on a beautiful day in the park.

Thank you in particular for helping us to say thank you and farewell to our director, Ms. Sara Evjen, as she finished up her time of service with us and prepare for her next adventure. We will miss you!

From Broken Slide to Three Slides

“Broken slide” playground no more! Thank you team 46 (Senator Bill FergusonDelegate Robbyn LewisDelegate Brooke LiermanDelegate Luke Clippinger) for helping us connect to BCPS to fix up the playground at Bouldin and Pratt!

Broken slide playground no more! Thank you team 46 (Senator Bill Ferguson, Delegate Robbyn Lewis, Delegate Brooke Lierman, Delegate Luke Clippinger) for helping us connect to BCPS to fix up the playground at Bouldin and Pratt!

Posted by The Highlandtown Preschool on Friday, May 31, 2019

Summer Spots Open!

We still have spots open for our summer program! Sign up for one week at a time, between June 24th and August 23rd. Students who are three, four, and five years old are welcome to participate!

Please message us for information on rates. Offering full day, half day, and extended care. Come learn and grow with us!

Our First Anniversary Celebration–April 1st

April 1st is quickly approaching and we are excited to share an invitation to the First Anniversary Celebration for the Highlandtown Preschool! The theme is Get on the Bus as we encourage all the friends of our preschool to get on board and come alongside us as we celebrate with our preschool families, staff, and board members, who together have made our first year such a success! While this celebration is a time to share growth and accomplishments of our staff and students, we also are aiming to raise community awareness and to consider new ideas and ways to become involved in the growth and recruitment of our great community preschool. Please RSVP to let us know if we can expect to celebrate with you and your family members.

You may RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/pIAqwFY6MBQwBYJP2

First day of classes for 2019

What a great day! It’s the first day of school for the 2019, the beginning of our second year of classes, the first day of school for four new students, and the first day for our new staff member, Ms. Nancy! We’re so excited for our second year of adventures and learning together here in our community.