A JTED Preschool

Little Lions

Little lions preschool, student worker with children making dough


Little Lions Preschools offers a supportive classroom that allows for children to expand their learning and development. It is our desire to offer children a safe and loving environment that inspires natural curiosity while fostering physical, intellectual, emotional and social development.

Rated Five Stars!

Pima JTED’s Little Lions Preschool received the highest rating possible in the state of Arizona, distinguishing itself as one of the top preschools to earn a five-star Quality First rating from First Things First. The voluntary ranking system awards one to five stars, with the highest ranking indicating a preschool far exceeds quality standards.

Skills to Develop

  • Positive learning skills
  • Large and small motor coordination
  • Problem solving skills
  • Independence
  • Respect for self and others
  • Self-expression
  • Intellectual curiosity about the world
  • A positive sense of worth

AZ Early Learning
Standards Covered

  • Approaches to learning
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Social/Emotional
  • Language and Literacy
  • Fine Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Physical development, health and safety

Enrollment Details

  • 3-5 years old
  • DES Approved
  • Completely potty trained
  • Open to all families


JTED @ Mountain View
3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd.


Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Deborah Kresal

    Deborah Kresal

    Preschool Teacher 520 579-4410
  • nicole nissenbaum

    Nicole Nissenbaum

    Little Lions Preschool Instructional Assistant 520 579-4410
  • Erin Recuparo

    Little Lions Instructional Assistant 520 579-4410