• Welcome!

    Welcome to the Little Footprints Learning Center in Basking Ridge, New Jersey

    Little Footprints Learning Center is a ministry of Millington Baptist Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. We offer a safe, nurturing preschool for 2 ½ to 5 year old children. We strive to provide a quality education in a loving Christian environment and invite you to browse our website to learn more about our program. If you have any questions or wish to have a tour of our facility, feel free to contact us.

    • Our Mission

      Little Footprints Learning Center, as a ministry of MBC, exists to nurture a love for learning in the children; Learn More >

    • Our Core Values

      We are committed to help all children reach their potential by teaching a strong, academic curriculum. Learn More >

    • Our Philosophy

      Little Footprints Learning Center is based on the belief that all children are a gift from God with unique God-given talents. Learn More >

    • Morning Classes

      We offer a variety of programs to enable you to choose the schedule that best meets your child’s needs. Learn More >

    • I cannot say enough about Little Footprints and how the school and people have been such a blessing to my children and me.

      Titus and Addison's Mom
    • The Little Footprints staff educates with knowledge, compassion and kindness.

      Caralina's Mom
    • When I leave my son at Little Footprints, I know he is being cared for by a staff who genuinely love him and only want the best for him.

      Luke’s Mom
  • Meet Our Staff

    With education and experience in early childhood care
    • Kathy Dolbier

      Kathy joined Little Footprints as Director in July, 2016. She is a graduate of the State College of New Jersey with a BS in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and has been a teacher in the New Jersey and Florida Public Schools as well as the Director of KinderC.A.P. Preschool for over twenty years. She is the author of a Christian devotional entitled, One Woman’s Journey, and is the creator of the Christian Alphabet People Program. She is a mother of four grown children and a proud grandmother of six! It is her passion to touch the next generation for Christ and she is so excited to be a part of the wonderful ministry of Little Footprints!

    • Kate Clarke
      Lead Teacher - 4 Yr Old Class

      Kate joined Little Footprints in 2003 as a lead teacher. She holds Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials and has over 20 years of teaching experience. Her desire is to instill a love of learning in children and tangibly demonstrate God’s love for them.

    • Nancy Rossman
      Assistant Teacher

      Nancy joined Little Footprints in 1995 as an assistant teacher. She has a wealth of experience teaching and leading children’s classes in the nonprofit sector. An avid reader in her personal time, Nancy is committed to instilling a love of reading and learning into the lives of young children.

    • Laura White
      Lead Teacher - 3 Yr Old Class

      Laura joined Little Footprints in 2009 as a lead teacher. She is a graduate of The University of Florida with a B.S. in Education. With over eight years of teaching experience, Laura has a proven ability to enable each child to flourish within a fun and positive learning environment.

    • Marge Watkins
      Assistant Teacher - 4 Yr Old Class

      Marge has rejoined Little Footprints as an assistant in the four year old class.  She has over twenty years experience working with preschoolers, having gained most of that experience at Little Footprints!  She enjoys helping children learn new skills, reading to them and playing games with them.  In her spare time, Marge enjoys reading and visiting historic homes.

    • Beth Nash
      Lead Teacher - 2 1/2 Yr Old Class

      Beth joined Little Footprints in 2016 as a substitute teacher, and will be taking on a lead teacher role beginning in Fall 2017. She is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Family and Consumer Science. As the mother of two, Beth is very aware how important the early years were to her children and their development. She loves working with children, watching them learn new things and helping to shape developmental learning in these crucial early years.

    • Britt Donohoe
      Assistant Teacher

      Britt joined Little Footprints in 2016 as an Assistant Teacher. She is a graduate of Montana State University and holds a B.S. in Elementary Education. She taught for seven years before deciding to stay home with her children. She moved from Montana to New Jersey with her husband and two daughters in 2010. In 2013, she enrolled her youngest daughter at Little Footprints, where she flourished. After her youngest daughter started kindergarten, Britt decided to start teaching art with the Wee Little Arts program and subbing at Little Footprints. She is committed to providing a loving, positive learning environment for all children. She believes that establishing trust with her students is one of the key elements to good teaching!

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