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JoAnn Leupp

JoAnn Leupp

Director of Childcare Program

The Tecumseh Public Schools Childcare Program exists to meet the needs of the children and families, provide an enjoyable learning environment that is supportive physically, emotionally, and intellectually while giving them the opportunity to make new friends and have fun.

Tecumseh Childcare is available at all elementary buildings.
Tecumseh Compass
Learning Center

Room 1120
307 N. Maumee St.
Tecumseh, MI

517-423-1105 x6353
Tecumseh North
Early Learning Center

Room 301
600 Adrian St.
Tecumseh, MI

517-423-9744 x5150
Tecumseh South
Early Learning Center

Room 104
2780 Sutton Rd.
Adrian, MI

517-423-2367 x4301

Services Offered

Care for young 5s through age 12, with limited care for those families in the preschool program. Care is also provided on delay mornings, school cancellation days, early release days, winter break, spring break and over the summer.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
Before School 6:00 - 9:00 a.m.
After School 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
All Day Program 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Families must pre-register before using the childcare program. A $20 registration fee is required at time of registration to reserve placement. Tuition is paid monthly.

TPS Childcare is licensed by the State of Michigan. Call 517-423-1105 for more information or to register.

Payment Information

Attendance per week:

5 Days

3 Days

Full time: Before & After Care
3 to 5 hours of care per day

per month

per month

All invoices sent on a monthly basis. No family will be invoiced by the week.

Part time: Before & After Care
1 to 3 hours of care per day

per month

per month

All invoices are due by the 7th of each month.

Part time: Before or After care
Attending 1 hour or less per day

per month

per month

If your invoice is not paid, your children will not be allowed to attend the program.

Preschool Before


Per month

Preschool After


Per month

Preschool Before and After
unless it falls within the hours of care needed (1 hour or less)


Per month

All monthly fees need to be paid in full before your child(ren) can attend the program. Should you not make a payment, the director will be in contact and your attendance in the program will be forfeited. There will be a swimming fee of $20 per child for the summer.

All payments are made using MySchoolBucks.

School Delay or Closures; Extra charges: These fees are in addition to the weekly fees.
2-Hour Delay: $10 extra per day, per child
Half Day / Extra a.m. & p.m. Session: $15 extra per day, per child
No School / Extra Day (Summer): $25 extra per day, per child

Delays, Closings, and Holidays

Delays and Closings: If the district is on a delay, childcare programs are open at 6 a.m. at each site. Your child(ren) need to attend at the site where they attend school. Unfortunately, Preschool families are allowed to attend on delay mornings.

If the district then later decides to close, the program will have to close as we do not have facilities available to serve meals. You will receive a phone call letting you know about the closure.

Should the district close due to loss of power, water, or heat, the childcare program is closed.

The program is closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Labor Day (Sept. 3, 2018)
  • Thanksgiving (Nov. 21, 22, 23, 2018)
  • Christmas (Dec. 24 & 25, 2018) We will open Dec. 26 – 28 if 10 or more families sign up for care.
  • New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2019) We will open Jan. 2-4 if 10 or more families sign up for care.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 21, 2019)
  • Good Friday (Apr. 19, 2019)
  • Memorial Day (May 27, 2019)
  • June 11, 2019 closed for PM session
  • Independence Day (July 4-5, 2019)
  • Labor Day (Sept. 2, 2019)