The staff at The Learning Place Preschool strive to help our students become successful learners by utilizing a variety of learning methods. We want our students to love learning and to want to come to school each day.
Mandie Harris, our Nursery Teacher, has taken on the role of teaching our youngest students. Miss Mandie is assisted by Jessica Smith. Together, this pair provide loving, nurturing care to our one-year-old class while introducing these students to the alphabet, phonetic sounds, colors, shapes, and number concepts.
Sheri Masters teaches our Junior Classes. Miss Sheri is assisted by Emily Lloyd. Through both play and more formal learning opportunities, these three two-year-old teachers will help reinforce socio-emotional development and gross motor development as well as providing an introduction to the alphabet, phonetic sounds, shapes, colors, and number concepts.
Pam Tucker and Jill Albro teach our three-year-old students. Miss Pam teaches our two-day students; Miss Jill teaches our four-day students. In the Intermediate classes, our teachers incorporate learning the basics of identifying letters and their sounds, number concepts, pencil positions, and writing through both formal and imaginative play.
Cindy Chappel, Kathy Burnett, and Natalie Wroten with the assistance of Gwyn Diller and Kathie Silberstein teach our Pre-Kindergarten and Advanced Pre-Kindergarten students. All of these teachers bring a vast array of knowledge and teaching experience with Miss Kathy holding a teaching certificate. Miss Cindy and Miss Kathie teach the Tuesday/Thursday Pre-K class; Miss Kathy and Miss Gwyn teach the 4-day Pre-K/Adv. Pre-K class; Miss Natalie teaches the 4-day Pre-K class. All three of these classes are intended to help prepare our students for Kindergarten with an increased mastery in the areas of letter and number recognition, phonics, writing skills, social skills, art, music, science, and the Bible.