*Please note that our programs at Chelsea North Creek will end on August 20, 2021.


North Creek Elementary

North Creek Elementary 
699 McKinley St., Chelsea MI 48118

Full-day Preschool

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

Before & After School (K-2)



Shannon 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.


Programs: Full-day care for preschoolers; morning preschool (7:30-12:30); before and after care for school age children; summer camp for school age 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).