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Maple Bear Tempe, Arizona has Opened its Doors!

December 1st, 2014

The doors are now open and we are ready to welcome students to Maple Bear Tempe, Arizona. We invite you to tour the facility and meet our School Director, Maureen Gills. We are located in the Costco Plaza at the junction of Elliot and Priest.

Maple Bear Tempe joins the Maple Bear global family of 180 schools in ten other countries.

“I am very excited to be part of Maple Bear’s entry into the U.S. market,” says Maureen Gills, the school’s first director. Mrs. Gills served in the U.S. Navy and holds a Master’s Degree in early childhood education. She has over thirty years of experience in the Arizona early childhood education sector and brings with her a wealth of knowledge.

(Maureen Gills, Director, Maple Bear Tempe with MBGS President Rodney Briggs)

“The Canadian methodology in particular supports the learning goals and educational standards set in our Common Core,” says Mrs. Gills.

“Using the Maple Bear curriculum, our teachers will give students a strong foundation for acquiring the skills and knowledge they need to be successful, as well as a life-long love of learning.”

Director's Message

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Maple Bear Tempe.

As you will quickly learn, we are not just another child care center opening in Arizona.

Maple Bear takes the responsibility of providing quality care and education for your child very seriously. We have created a safe, warm, and caring environment in a brand new, high quality, state of the art facility.

We also bring a number of major firsts to the early childhood learning landscape in the Phoenix area.

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Maple Bear Global Schools

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