Mt. Vernon

700 Mt. Vernon Ave
Ann Arbor MI 48103

Open: 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.


  • Full-day preschool
  • After school care for schoolage children from Eberwhite Elementary


This is where it all began! The first Gretchen’s House Child Care Center opened at this location in September, 1982. On a sunny corner lot in a quiet, cozy Westside neighborhood, this center is within walking distance of several local parks, an elementary school, and a nature area.

Tour this Location

Meet the Staff

Chrissy McKiddie, Director

Pronouns: she/her

Educational background: B.S. in Early Childhood Education

Administrative Team

Andrea Turner

Assistant Director & Lead Preschool Teacher

Preschool Team

Andrea Turner

Assistant Director & Lead Preschool Teacher

Cera Deisler

Lead Preschool Teacher

Jess Black

Preschool Teacher

Avery Bennett

Afternoon Preschool Teacher

Drew Kopulos

Preschool Teacher

Amanda Cardoso

Afternoon Preschool Teacher

Christina Stack

Preschool Teacher

Classroom Support Team

Trevon Tucker

Kitchen Manager

Rachel West

Building Resource Teacher

Rahma Almusawi

Building Resource Teacher

Center Inquiry

We’d love to talk to you about our center!

If you have any questions regarding enrollment or would like a tour at this Center, please fill out our interest form!

(We will not share your information with anyone, ever.) We are usually able to respond to inquiries within one business day. Thanks for your interest in Gretchen’s House!