North Creek Elementary

Full-day Preschool

Half-day Preschool (7:30-12:30)

Before & After School (K-2)

North Creek Elementary 
699 McKinley St., Chelsea MI 48118

South Meadows

After School (3rd-5th)

South Meadows Elementary
335 Pierce St. Chelsea, MI 48118

Programs: Full-day care for preschoolers; morning preschool (7:30-12:30); before and after care for schoolage children; summer camp for schoolage children.
Hours: Before school from 6:30 to 8:00 a.m., and after school until 6 p.m. (Morning preschool is 7:30-12:30).

Meet the Director: Shannon Steinbach

shannon-steinbachShannon Steinbach – Director

Hello. My name is Shannon Steinbach and I am the Director of Gretchen’s House in Chelsea. I have been working in Early Child Education for almost 30 years, the last 24 in Chelsea. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Central Michigan University. I am married to a wonderful man, Dave, and have two grown children; Sean and Tracy. I enjoy reading, gardening and spending time at the lake relaxing with my family and friends.



Fees: For complete information, please call the center or fill out an inquiry contact form by following the link below.  There is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $50 per child, and we require one month’s tuition in advance as a deposit to hold your spot. This deposit is refundable with thirty days written notice.


Preschool Inquiry:

Schoolage Care Enrollment (for Chelsea program only):

***If you have any questions regarding enrollment in any of our Chelsea programs, please contact Shannon Steinbach via email or phone: 734.433.2652