CCCoffers a well-rounded 3’s program that focuses on all areas of development; social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and spiritual. Students participate in music and movement, chapel, circle time, math and science centers, sensory table, show and tell, outdoor exploration, and imaginary play. Qualified, experienced teachers provide engaging lessons designed to enhance early literacy, gross and fine motor skills, math concepts, and language development.



5 day M-Tu-W-Th-F
3 day M-W-F
2 day Tu-Th
Birthdates from 9-2-18 through 8-31-19


Hours Of Operation

Hours are from 9:00 to 1:30 p.m. (Exceptional hours are set for 3-day VPK class.) Pickup time is 1:30 p.m., with late pickup charges incurred at 1:35 p.m.


Early Bird

Early Bird Drop Off is at 8:00 a.m. with reservations required.


Extended Stay

"Stay and Play" is offered from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This program is for potty-trained 3-5 year olds. Reservations are required.


Parents are responsible for supervision of their children on church property prior to and after school operating hours.

Meet The Teachers


Mrs. Meredy Mackiewicz
Three's Lead Teacher (Staff Member Since 2014)

Meredy Mackiewicz is a 3’s Teacher at Christian Child Center. Meredy was born near Detroit, but grew up in Longwood. She attended the University of North Florida and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in School Counseling. Meredy met her husband, Kevin, at UNF. After graduation, Meredy taught Kindergarten and First grade in Jacksonville, before starting a family and staying home to raise her two sweet daughters. The family relocated to Longwood and enrolled their youngest daughter in CCC. Meredy fell in love with the school and thought it would be the perfect place to get back in the game! She loves spending time with her favorite people having outdoor adventures, going to Disney, and working on projects. Meredy is excited to be a part of the CCC family and share in the lives of its precious students.


Mrs. Melissa Pressimone
Three's Lead Teacher (Staff Member Since 2016)

Melissa Pressimone is a 3's Teacher at Christian Child Center. She was born in Rochester, NY and grew up in Fairport, a small town along the Erie Canal. She married her high school sweetheart Glenn, and they live in Sweetwater with their three children, Bryce, Brooke, and Brynn. All keep them incredibly busy with extracurricular activities, but whenever possible they try and relax by appreciating nature and the outdoors.

Melissa has a Masters Degree in School Counseling, is a Certified Infant/Toddler Developmental Specialist, and has her License in Mental Health. Prior to working at Christian Child Center, she worked for twelve years providing counseling and behavior support services to families with children that have special needs. However, she has made the conscious decision to take a break from her therapy practice and focus on early childhood development. She loves working with children and is thankful to have the opportunity to continue to make a difference.


Ms.Crista Lilly
Three's Lead Teacher (Staff Member Since 2019)

Crista Lilly is a 3's Teacher at Christian Child Center. She grew up in Minton, West Virginia. Crista attended Concord University in Athens, WV and earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. After graduation, Crista moved to the Longwood/Wekiva Springs area where she has lived for the past 17 years. She enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom to her 3 children for ten years, but was eager and excited to return to a career. Crista's two sons both went through the CCC program and her daughter is currently enrolled. She fell in love with every aspect of CCC and enjoyed watching her children grow and thrive. Crista loves spending time with her family, gardening, attending church, and going to the beach. She feels truly blessed and honored to have the privilege of teaching the precious students of CCC.


Mrs. Kara Robert
Three's Assistant (Staff Member Since 2019)

Kara Robert is a 3's Assistant at Christian Child Center. Kara is originally from Rochester, Michigan. She moved to Florida when she was 13 because of her father's job and has lived here ever since! She graduated from the University of South Florida with a BS degree in Early Childhood Education - Go Bulls! Kara was a teacher for 11 years in grades ranging from K-3rd in both Tampa and Longwood. In 2010, she married her husband Chris. They love to travel and go to concerts and football games. They live in Longwood with their two amazing children, Katharine and Rocco (both CCC graduates). They stay very busy with activities like swimming, baseball, and gymnastics. Kara is so happy to be back in a classroom and loves being part of the CCC family!


Mrs. Nikki Rodriguez
Three's Assistant (Staff Member Since 2015)

Nikki Rodriguez is a 3’s Assistant at Christian Child Center. Originally from Michigan, Nikki's family moved to Florida to open an Italian restaurant when she was nine years old. Nikki graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BS degree in Elementary Education-Go Knights! She spent eight years teaching first and third grade with Orange County Public Schools. She lives in Longwood with her two wonderful children, Olivia and Ethan, both CCC graduates. Nikki is delighted to be back in the classroom again, working with CCC students and their families.


Mrs. Erin Lewis
Three's Assistant (Staff Member Since 2021)

Erin Lewis is a 3’s Assistant at Christian Child Center. Erin was born in Oklahoma but grew up in Florida. She attended Wekiva Elementary, Teague Middle and Lake Brantley High School. Erin graduated from University of Central Florida with a BS degree in Business Administration. She moved to Texas with her husband, where she started her career in IT marketing. After having her first daughter, Erin transitioned to working with special needs children and their families, recruiting and scheduling nurses and caregivers. After Erin and her husband welcomed another beautiful daughter, they decided to move back to Florida to raise their family and open their own roofing business. Erin loves spending time with family and friends, volunteering with Pop Warner, and enjoying lake life. She is excited to be at CCC, helping our Three's students build a solid foundation for early learning.


Mrs. Jessica Chapman
Three's Assistant (Staff Member Since 2018)

Jessica Chapman is a Three’s Assistants at Christian Child Center. Jessie was born in Minnesota but moved to Florida in 1985 and has been in the Lake Mary/ Longwood area for the last 35 years. She attended the University of Central Florida and majored in communicative disorders with a background in early childhood. Jessie lives in Longwood with her husband Trey and three children.
In 2009, after many years as a teacher and working her way up to the director of a preschool in Lake Mary, she stayed home after her daughter was born. After her two youngest graduated from Christian Child Center, Jessie felt it was time to get back into the preschool setting. She is excited to be a part of the CCC family and give new families the chance to experience the love, support, and nurturing environment like she did when her children went to CCC.


Mrs. Jennifer Wolford
Three's Assistant (Staff Member Since 2017)

Jennifer Wolford is a Three’s Assistant at Christian Child Center. She is a lifetime Floridian and originally from Orlando. Jenn was a consultant in the insurance field for over 10 years before becoming a stay-at-home mom, raising her two boys. Both boys attended CCC where she became a substitute teacher and fell in love with the CCC students, the classroom and CCC staff.
She is married to her husband, Steven, for 14 years. They love going to the beach, trying new foods, watching movies, and spending quality time with their boys. Jennifer’s true passion is teaching and she is overjoyed to be a CCC Assistant.


Registration Information

Registration for enrollment is held in February for the following school year. Subsequent enrollments will be accepted until the class limit is reached. Additional names will be accepted for a wait list to be notified in the event space becomes available. Currently enrolled students and siblings will be given priority for enrollment in the following school year.

Enrollment Forms Children attending CCC must have all enrollment and medical forms completed and on file by the child's first day of attendance. Parents are responsible for assuring that the information supplied is kept current.