This class focuses on the Language Arts, Math, pre-writing, Science and social skills needed to be successful in Kindergarten.

This is a licensed child care center classroom and is accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Classes are offered: Monday through Friday from 7:00 am-6:00 pm.

Rebecca Maldonado, Lead Teacher:


I live here in Kokomo with my husband. I have worked in early education since I was in high

school. I have a Child Development Associate credential in Preschool education, and I am

working towards a degree in Early Childhood Education. I am very excited to work with Bona Vista in the Kindergarten Readiness room!

Amber Visser, Preschool Assistant:

Experience in childcare: I studied elementary education in college, and worked as a teacher’s assistant in an elementary school for 2 years before coming to Bona Vista Programs!

Fun Fact about Amber: I love science, especially space and astronomy. Watching the eclipse was amazing.

Why I love BV: Bona Vista Keys for Kids has a great team of people to work with and an awesome group of kids.

Kaity Barrios, Preschool Assistant:

Experience in childcare: I worked in a church nursery for five years with one to four year olds.

Fun fact about Kaity: I’m a ranked Tetris player. I’m number 1 in the region!

Why I love BV: I love working for Bona Vista because we serve a diverse group of people from all walks of life, and we’re like a big family. No two days are the same, but every day is an adventure!