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Our Instructors

Experienced, accredited, passionate teachers

Ms. Amanda

Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Amanda is an energetic educator with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and an Associates in Video Production. With over ten years experience in the field, she has had the opportunity to teach many young learners in a multitude of different environments: internationally, aboard a cruise ship, at zoos and museums, and online. Ms. Amanda has a passion for encouraging childhood creativity and imagination. And although she still travels frequently, Pennsylvania will always be her home.

Ms. Ashley

Child Development Specialist & Educator

Ms. Ashley graduated from Georgia Southern University where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Family Development with an emphasis in Child Development. She has been teaching for 7 years working with children ages birth to 5 years old. She plans to go back to school to obtain her Master’s in Early Childhood Education.  She is extremely passionate in working with the little ones and loves to bring creative and interactive ideas to the table. When she is not teaching, she enjoys being with her family, traveling and volunteering in her community.  Ms. Ashley’s favorite quote is “It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.” She is excited and cannot wait to meet you and your family! 

 

Ms. Baylee

Elementary Educator

Ms. Baylee graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Utah. She has been teaching for seven years. She encourages children to be creative and curious. She enjoys creating caring communities for children to grow and succeed. When she is not reading a good book, she spends her time exploring the beautiful outdoors by skiing, snowboarding, paddle boarding, hiking, and walking her sweet puppy. Ms. Baylee can’t wait to share her passion for learning with you and your family!

Ms. Carolyn

Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Carolyn has been in education since 1994. Her specialty areas are in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She has a passion to create lifelong learners and to provide children with the best opportunity to reach their full potential. She loves seeing the “light bulb” moments in her students. She also enjoys their curiosity and their individuality. Realizing that every learner is unique, Ms. Carolyn strives to give them the opportunity to learn in the way that is best for them. She is excited to get to know your child and go on this Kinder Prep adventure with your family!

Ms. Cheanelle

Masters in Elementary Education

Ms. Cheanelle has been teaching lower elementary for the past 10 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Cheanelle’s passion is teaching and watching children grow in all areas of their lives! Another passion of hers is spending time with her husband and two kiddos.

Ms. Fiona

Enrichment Teacher

Ms. Fiona obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Finance from the University of Toronto. After leaving the banking industry in 2016, she traveled to over 40 countries including Indonesia, where she completed her 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training. As a solo traveler, Ms. Fiona understands the importance of adaptability and believes in kinesthetic learning. Ms. Fiona is an enrichment teacher at New Sphere and conducts many various hands-on activities like STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, and yoga!

Ms. Jo

Elementary Educator

Ms. Jo obtained her B.Sc. in Elementary Education. For the past eight years she has taught preschool through early elementary.  She also teaches ESL online to students in Beijing, China. She loves singing, dancing, learning and all things preschool! She lives at the coast with her husband and their two dogs, Maggie and Andi. In her spare time she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors and going to the beach. She loves teaching young learners and being able to watch them grow in their learning.

Ms. Kathy

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Kathy is an energetic, dedicated educator with a lifelong passion for teaching and learning. She has been teaching for 32 years. Ms. Kathy earned a Reading Specialist’s Degree from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Phoenix as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the State University of West Georgia. Ms. Kathy is a certified teacher in Early Childhood Education (K-5) with endorsements in both Gifted and ESOL. She has had the honor of being voted Teacher of the Year twice in her career. When Ms. Kathy is not teaching, she loves to work on crafts and design t-shirts! You will discover quickly that Ms. Kathy is a huge Disney fan! Walt Disney’s quote, “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it!” is her all-time favorite quote. Ms. Kathy is so excited about meeting you and your family!

Ms. Katie

Currently undergoing Masters in Education

Ms. Katie has been working with children for almost the past ten years and has loved every minute of it! She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida and then spent the next 4 years traveling and teaching children in China and Vietnam. After returning to the U.S., she taught at various preschools in Florida and Georgia and most recently taught 3-5 year olds at a local Montessori School. She is currently studying to get her Masters in Teaching and lives in Athens GA with her boyfriend Matt, two cats, Clover and Lil Bug, and dog, Pepper. She loves traveling, cooking, eating, hiking, exploring and spending time with family.

Ms. Lindsey

Elementary Educator

Ms. Lindsey has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and has been working in the education field for the past 11 years. After volunteering at a local preschool in Fourth Grade, she knew she wanted to become a teacher. Helping children grow socially and academically is so rewarding for Ms. Lindsey. Parents and fellow educators have described Ms. Lindsey as “always smiling with a cheerful personality”, “having a natural with-it-ness for teaching”, and “showing exceptional patience perfectly suitable for teaching primary (K-2) grades”. Students have described Ms. Lindsey as “fun”, “happy”, and “my teacher that I’m excited to see”. Her teaching philosophy is “to create a safe and supportive learning environment where all students are taught in a highly engaging, respectful, and positive manner”.

Ms. Megan

Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Megan obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from California State University Sacramento and has been teaching in various preschool programs for 14 years. She believes in the value of high-quality education and enjoys creating environments in which children learn, grow, and thrive. Working with children and families reminds her of how unique and exciting the world can be.

Ms. Melody

Early Childhood Educator
MACTE Accredited Montessori Teacher

Born and raised in Toronto, Ms. Melody obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Studies from Ryerson University. From there, she worked at a variety of childcare centers and pursued a diploma in Montessori Pedagogy.

A firm believer that education should not be limited by borders, Ms. Melody genuinely loves working with children, especially internationally. Today, she resides in California and is the Program Director of It’s Circle Time.

Ms. Michelle

Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Michelle has been teaching preschool for the past 8 years. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Communicative Disorders with a Minor in Child Development and is currently pursuing a credential in Early Childhood Special Education.

She loves working with preschoolers and creating fun, interactive lessons that build their love for learning.

Ms. Olivia

Elementary Educator

Ms. Olivia is a motivating and energetic elementary educator who received her Bachelors in Elementary Education from William Woods University in Missouri. She has been teaching grade levels anywhere from 2nd to 8th grade over her 7 years of teaching. She loves to create a positive classroom community where all students feel welcome and confident. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids and pup. We love to travel and spend time outdoors. Ms. Olivia is a fitness enthusiast and tries to incorporate movement into daily lessons and activities. She is looking forward to learning alongside you and your family.

Ms. Sarah

Early Childhood Educator

Ms. Sarah graduated from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, where she obtained her B.Sc in Early Childhood Education. She also has a concentration in Special Education and in Art. For about seven years, Ms. Sarah worked as a teacher with preschoolers and their families and later as a director. Ms. Sarah has an incredible passion for teaching and her love shines bright through her interactive lessons. She can’t wait to show your child how fun learning is.

Ms. Sarah Elizabeth

Masters in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Sarah has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University. She has been an early childhood educator for 6 years. Ms. Sarah enjoys getting creative with her students and having lots of fun while learning. Ms. Sarah believes in creating an engaging and dynamic environment for her students. Ms. Sarah also believes families and teachers are a team cheering for the student’s learning and strives to offer efficient communication.

Ms. Suzannah

Early Childhood Educator
AMS Accredited Montessori Teacher

Ms. Suzannah obtained her B.Sc. in Early Childhood Education and English Language & Literature. She has also received her credential for Early Childhood Montessori from the American Montessori Society. As a classroom teacher for four years, she believes in a holistic, multi-sensory approach of engagement and learning for the developing child, as well as instilling an appreciation for beauty in the natural world. An avid writer, traveler and lover of children, her home will always be in the heart of New England.

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