Welcome to SUSD Early Learning and Community Education
We are proud to offer outstanding early learning programs excellent before and after school child care (Kids Club) and engaging after-school enrichment classes (Enrichment Zone) through our partnerships with local vendors.
SUSD's Tax ID Number is 86-6000535.
Please visit the links to the left for information about our various programs. If you have any questions, please email the following departments:
Early Learning - EarlyLearning@susd.org
Community Education - CommunityEd@susd.org
Kids Club - KidsClub@susd.org
Summer School - SummerSchool@susd.org
“Engaging all students in world-class, future-focused learning”
SUSD offers tuition-based programs for Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K). Throughout our preschool and Pre-K programs, certified and licensed teachers provide developmentally appropriate curriculum tailored to each child, ultimately preparing them for Kindergarten.
Registration for Spring 2023 opens Oct 28. Click here for the description of classes and schedule for each participating school.
Enrichment Zone provides students with creative opportunities for after the school day enrichment classes that create a desire to learn. Classes are offered throughout the year and provided from several local vendors. Our classes allow students to explore activities that interest them outside of the regular school day. Along with the catalog information above, information on upcoming programs will also be provided through Peachjar.
Kids Club offers before and after school child care at participating schools. SUSD Kids' Club is licensed through the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Early Bird drop off begins at 6:30 a.m. After-school operates from school dismissal time until 6:30 p.m. Students are greeted each day by qualified child care specialists who facilitate activities that may include: arts and crafts, active group games, sports, team-building exercises, science, technology and supervised homework time. Snacks are served every day.
Community Education and Early Learning
Oak Learning Academy
7501 E. Oak St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 484-7900 | Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Community Education & Early Learning Staff ( Click the name for email )
Dr. Christine Bonow– Director - Early Learning & Community Education - 480-484-7910
Aliza Gonzalez - Administrative Support Coordinator - 480-484-7900
Larry Conti - Operation Coordinator - 480-484-7933
Julia Rash - Fiscal Support Coordinator - 480-484-7916
Melissa Tornquist - Enrichment Coordinator - 480-484-7909
Laura Valenzuela - Early Learning Student Support Coordinator - 480-484-7932
Shelley Pappas - Early Learning Teacher on Assignment - 480-484-7913
Liz Soriano - Child Care Supervisor - 480-484-7903
Kameryn Demetrulias - Child Care Supervisor - 480-484-7906
Community Education Organizational Chart