Our Staff

Our staff members are state licensed and have several years of teaching experience. 
April Ellerbrock

Administrator

 

Mrs. Ellerbrock was promoted to the

position of  Administrator in 2015 after demonstrating 5 years of teaching excellence in the preschool classroom. Between her in-class experience and administrative skills, she is always developing ways to improve the preschool experience.

 

Patti Cox

Teacher

 

Mrs. Cox was hired onto the preschool team in 2015 after teaching 1st grade

at Lincolnview Local Schools for 37 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Special Education, as well as a Master’s

Degree in Teacher Leader. Her education combined with her experience bring invaluable expertise to the team

Julie Stewart

Teacher

 

Mrs. Stewart was hired onto the preschool team in 2017 after previously teaching at another Christian based preschool for 6 years. Mrs. Stewarts experience and passion for the children's academic, spiritual, and emotional success makes her an asset to our team. 

 

Rachel Gardner

Teacher

Mrs. Gardner was hired onto the preschool team in 2018. She is a mother of 4 with years of experience working with children, raising her children, substitute teaching  and volunteering in her church children's program. Mrs. Gardner is an advocate for education and Christian beliefs. We are excited to have her on our team!  

 

Lisa Cox                                       Bethany Cummans                            Debbie Jesse                          

Teacher's Assistant

 

Daughter of Mrs. Cox, Lisa is no stranger to the educational environment. She was hired onto the team in 2016, and has already formed wonderful relationships with the students. Welcome, Ms. Cox!

Teacher's Assistant

 

Mrs. Cummans returns to us with many years of experience working with children. Mrs. Cummans was a Teachers assistant at FUM Preschool previously and we are excited to have her back!   

Teacher's Assistant

 

Mrs. Jesse joined our team in the fall of 2017 and has formed wonderful relationships with the children. She has served as a volunteer in many Christian children's groups and is an asset to our team.   

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