Welcome to Mini Bears Preschool

  • CUSD Mini Bears Preschool Program offers children opportunities to develop physically, cognitively, communicatively, socially, and emotionally under the guidance of highly qualified educators. Our preschool program is located at:

    Coolidge Junior/Senior High School
    684 West Northern Avenue
    Coolidge, Arizona, 85128

    Contact Phone: (520) 723-2304 Ext. 2511

    Our classrooms are set up to facilitate teacher-guided activities and areas to let students have open exploration. The curriculum is based on Arizona Early Childhood State Standards and Learning Dynamics is our reading curriculum. We strongly encourage parents to visit the preschool where their child is enrolled. Please always remember that when you walk to our preschool classrooms and find children playing, you will know they are doing their best to learn through play. For example, puzzles teach children about logic, placement, and how to match colors and shapes. Art teaches children about imagination and how to use it.


About Director

Phone: (520) 723-2304 Ext. 2511


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's in Elementary Education - Emphasis in Early Childhood Education Master's in Early Childhood Education Northern Arizona University

Mrs. Danielle Tucker

Hello, my name is Danielle Tucker and I have been teaching in an Early Childhood environment for 13 years, 11 of which have been with the Coolidge Unified School District. I am certified through the Department of Education in grades birth through 3rd, Early Childhood Special Education, Career and Technical Education and consumer sciences, as well as Reading endorsements for Kindergarten through 8th grade. As a Mini Bears Alumni, I look forward to serving the community that raised me!

Thank you for visiting the Mini Bears website. Visit often for updates on events and opportunities to get involved. If you want to visit our school or cannot find an answer to your questions, please do not hesitate to contact our program.

Mission Statement

  • Our mission is to provide a variety of activities, in each of our learning centers, that meet the needs of individual learning styles and offers opportunities for children to make self-directed choices. Our goals are based on common principles of self-motivation, self-pacing, self-selection, and self-correction.

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