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The Malvern School of Erial

Contact Info

2920 Erial Road
Erial, New Jersey 08081


School Hours

Monday-Friday: 6:30am-6:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

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About The Malvern School of Erial

Our preschool in Erial is conveniently located at the intersection of Erial Road and Garwood/Erial-Clementon Rd, next to the Rite Aid and diagonal from the Erial Fire Company. Our NAEYC accredited school has been operating for more than 20 years with college-educated teachers, many of whom have been with the school for over 10 years. Our programs offer much more than traditional daycare or preschool. Our goal at The Malvern School of Erial is to provide your child with a developmentally appropriate curriculum to support their physical, emotional, social and cognitive growth. We look forward to helping your child prepare for the future, and we encourage you to schedule a tour of our Erial preschool!

Who We Are

The Malvern School was founded in 1998 with a philosophy to deliver a high quality educational program. By developing a high quality program that focuses on the physical, emotional, and cognitive growth of all children, our individualized curriculum allows children to meet their highest potential and make their biggest dreams come true.

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The Malvern Way

We pride ourselves on implementing a curriculum that is designed to meet your child’s individual needs as well as meeting both NAEYC best practices and New Jersey Early Learning Standards. At the Malvern School, your child will learn and feel loved.

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Health & Safety

Our health and safety standards exceed early childhood education requirements and are some of the most robust in the industry.

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Accredited Since 2008

The Malvern School curriculum is designed to meet or exceed the standards established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s largest early childhood accrediting organization.

Interested in seeing our Erial school up close? Schedule a tour to learn more about our learning environment and the benefits of attending The Malvern School:

Programs available in Erial, NJ

Our early childhood education programs for children ages 6 weeks through 8 years old offer much more than traditional Erial daycare and childcare options.

Meet Our Directors

Maggie Brace, Executive Director

Maggie Brace is the Executive Director at The Malvern School of Erial. Maggie joined the team in 2023 with more than a decade of experience in early childhood education. She started her career in the classroom as an infant teacher and taught toddlers before excelling into administration. She has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Writing Arts.

One of Maggie’s proudest moments is being promoted to Executive Director at The Malvern School of Erial! She is so excited to join the team and looks forward to an amazing journey as a leader of the school. What she values the most about The Malvern School are the core values that focuses on creating a positive environment where children learn and develop respect and acceptance for others all while fostering a foundation for lifelong learning.

During her free time, Maggie enjoys spending time outdoors in nature or visiting new places with people she loves. Fun Fact about Maggie: She loves roller coasters but is afraid of heights! She even faced her fear and went skydiving! Her favorite children’s book is “The Family Book” by Todd Parr.

Adrienne Ingemi-Atger, Director of Education

Adrienne Ingemi-Atger is the Director of Education at The Malvern School of Erial. Adrienne is no stranger to The Malvern Way as she spent more than a decade in the classroom at Erial. She taught Infants, Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten Enrichment. In addition, she was the Curriculum Coordinator for eight years! She has a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and is currently attending New Jersey City University in the Graduate Program to receive a master’s in education. She is also certified to teach Kindergarten- 5th grade.

Some of Adrienne’s proudest moments including seeing a child repeat or share something she taught them in the classroom to parents or friends. She loves The Malvern School’s curriculum. While it provides teachers with guidelines, it also gives them the opportunity to be creative and fun in writing their own plans but also the opportunity to modify those plans based on the needs of the children in the classroom.

During her free time, Adrienne enjoys reading and spending time with family. As a child, she always wanted to be an Archeologist or a Marine Biologist. Her favorite children’s book is “Waiting is Not Easy! A Elephant and Piggie Book” by Mo Willems.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2019 Superior Achievement Award
  • 2017 Presidents' Choice
  • 2017 Executive Director of the Year - Jennifer DeLaney
  • 2016 Safe School - Highest Score in Health & Safety
  • 2016 Best Place to Work
  • 2016 Superior Achievement Best Practices
  • 2015 Health and Safety Coordinator of the Year
  • 2014 Superior Achievement Program Assessments
  • 2014 Best Place to Work
  • 2013 Safe School Award
  • 2012 Rising Star
  • 2007 Director of Education of the Year
  • 2006 Curriculum Coordinator of the Year
  • 2005 Platinum Performance
  • 2005 Health & Safety Coordinator of the Year
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