Our Team

Precious Memories Preschool Administrators

jennie90.jpg Miss Jennie

My name is Miss Jennie and I am the Assistant Director of Precious Memories Preschool. I am a Mitchell College graduate with a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and Human Development. I have worked in the early childhood field for the past ten years. I have a strong passion for working with children. I’m looking forward to learning about your family and to watch your children learn and grow!

 

 

 

Jen.JPG Miss Jen

Hi, my name is Miss Jen and I am part of the Administrative team. I just recently moved to Connecticut and so far I love everything it has to offer. I have an Associate’s Degree in Elementary Education and am currently working towards my Bachelor’s Degree in Business. I spent a few months teaching in the Infant Program at Precious Memories Place and I am very excited to be able to join the Administration team at Precious Memories Preschool! I have been lucky enough to work with children of all ages and love to help them learn and watch them grow.

kerry90.jpgMiss Kerry

Hello, my name is Miss Kerry and I am the Assistant Director of the Infant Program. I have been with Precious Memories since 2004 and couldn’t be happier to have the opportunity to work with your family and help care for your children. I graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in Education and a major in Child Development/ Education. I am a member of the National Honor Society and I received CT certification to teach Preschool through 8th grade. I have 20 years experience working with children that includes The Children’s School at Conn. College, TVCCA, Three Rivers Laboratory School, SB Butler, Pine Point and Nathan Hale Elementary School.  I also have approximately 10 years of managerial experience.

Infant Teachers

tina89.jpgMiss Tina

I have worked at Precious Memories sinces September 2004.  I have worked in the Toddler and Infant programs at both Precious Memories Preschool and Precious Memories Place.  I gained most of my experience with children by raising my own children and grandchildren.  I am the mother of two grown children and three grandchildren.  I enjoy working with the infants and find that I look forward to coming to work everyday.  There is no other job more satisfying.

Dana_A.jpgMiss Dana

Hi my name is Miss Dana. I am a teacher in the Infant 2 classroom and I am part of the administrative team. I have my associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I have worked in the childcare field for fourteen years. I look forward to working with your children and watching then learn and grow.

sarah-infant-3.jpgMiss Sara

Hi, my name is Miss Sara. I have been working with children for about ten years now. After graduating from Salve Regina in 2005 with a Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education, I spent a few years as a nanny for a family with three children. I have taught in first grade, preschool, as well as, infant and toddlers. I am excited to join Precious Memories as a teacher in the Pre-Toddler 2 classroom. I am looking forward to all of the learning and fun we will have in our class. I have lived in this area my whole life and love all it has to offer.

tiffany90.jpgMiss Tiffany

Hello everyone, my name is Tiffany and I work in the Infant Program at Precious Memories Preschool. I truly love working with children and look forward to interacting with your children at Precious Memories Preschool. I have been caring for children, in many different capacities, for 19 years and I’m thrilled that I get to share my experiences with the center. At home I care for my four children, who mean the world to me! I am currently working towards a dual Bachelor degree in Accounting and Childhood Education.

 

caroline.jpgMiss Caroline

Hi, my name is Caroline. I am excited to be working at Precious Memories Preschool. I am currently a teacher in the Infant 1 classroom. I attended Massachusetts Community College, earning my teaching certificate. I absolutely love working with children. I have an eight month old baby girl at home and I enjoy every moment of watching her learn and grow. The infant stage is such a rewarding age and I am excited to experience growth and learning with the children here at Precious Memories Preschool.  

Amy.jpgMiss Amy

Hi, my name is Miss Amy. I am happy to be a part of the Infant Program here at Precious Memories Preschool. I currently assist in all of the infant classrooms. I have been a part of the Infant team for over a year now and am excited to continue my time here caring for all of the babies, as well as seeing and helping your children learn and grow!

Shonta.jpgMiss Shonta

Hi, my name is Miss Shonta. I work in the Infant 3 classroom here at Precious Memories Preschool. I have been working with Infants and Toddlers for the past six years. I love interacting with children and watching them hit all the different milestones. I love watching their beautiful smiles light up every day. I have two boys of my own; a five year old and a one year old. In the Fall I will be pursuing my associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy working at Precious Memories Preschool and am excited for the future.  

Mary.jpg Miss Mary

Hello, my name is Miss Mary. I am currently working in the Pre-Toddler 1 classroom. I have gained my experience through raising my three boys. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. I am currently perusing my Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I am so excited to be part of the Precious Memories Preschool team. I can’t wait to watch your children learn and grow here.

Toddler Teachers

Jess.jpgMiss Jess

Hello, my name is Miss Jessica. I am a Toddler teacher here at Precious Memories Preschool. I grew up in Newington, CT, but recently moved to Mystic, CT. I am currently attending college at Mitchell College in New London, CT. I have worked with children of all ages and look forward to continuing my journey as a Toddler teacher here at Precious Memories Preschool.

Bethany-Preschool-89.jpgMiss Bethany

Hello, my name is Miss Bethany, and I have been with Precious Memories Preschool since 2008. I have spent a vast amount of time in each of the programs offered here, including being a part of the Admin team. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, as well as, a minor in Psychology. From babysitting, to playing a significant role in the lives of my siblings, nieces and nephews; working with children has always been a huge aspect of my life. I thoroughly enjoy spending time with children of all ages and I look forward to meeting you and your family!

Samantha.JPGMiss Samantha

Hello, my name is Miss Samantha and I am truly excited about joining the Precious Memories team as an Introduction to Preschool teacher. I have worked with children since the age of 10 and am currently working towards receiving my associate’s degree for Early Childhood Education. I have always enjoyed working with children and love seeing them learn and grow. There is nothing better than knowing that you’ve helped a child to succeed. I look forward to working with your children.

Nicole.JPGMiss Nicole

Hi, my name is Miss Nicole. I am currently working in the Toddler 1 classroom here at Precious Memories. I am from Nebraska and have had experience working with young children all throughout my life. I have spent the last five years working in a childcare center. Working with young children is a strong passion of mine. I love being a part of their growing experiences. There is nothing better than seeing the joy of the children as they learn and grow!

Barb.JPG Miss Barbara

Hello, my name is Miss Barb. I am originally from PA and I have traveled our country over the past twenty-five years with my family while my husband served in the U.S. Navy. I have two amazing daughters and a grandson who teach me something new every day. I have made many transitions during our time in the service, therefore, I can appreciate how our children feel when they join a new classroom. I hope to make the children feel welcome, safe, and loved. I am so happy to be part of the Toddler program here at Precious Memories Preschool!

Preschool Teachers

laura89.jpgMiss Laura

Hello, my name is Miss Laura. I have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education from Salve Regina University. For the past eight years I have been a toddler teacher here at Precious Memories. Recently I have been given the opportunity to teach in our Pre-K 2 Classroom. I have been working with children since I was a teenager and enjoy it very much. I love teaching the children and encouraging them to be creative and imaginative. I learn just as much from the children as they do from me. I am very excited to enter into my new journey at Precious Memories.

Carolyn.JPGMiss Carolyn

Hello, I am Miss. Carolyn. I assist in all of the programs at Precious Memories Preschool. I spent many years working with youth and families at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern CT. I am excited to bring the experience and knowledge I have gained from Big Brothers Big Sisters to my new role at Precious Memories. I look forward to teaching and getting to know your children and families.



sue90.jpgMiss Sue

My name is Miss Sue and I am the APK teacher at Precious Memories Preschool. I have lived in Mystic for 21 years and have raised three amazing children here. My two boys have started their college career, while my daughter is still in high school.  During my own education I attended Southern CT University where I earned my Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education. I also hold a K-6 CT Teaching Certificate, as well as 15 credits towards a Masters Degree. During my 20 year teaching career I have Coached Gymnastics, taught Faith Formation at St Patrick Church and taught preschool. I truly enjoy learning and growing with the children in my class.

leilani89.jpgMiss Leilani

Hello! My name is Miss Leilani and I am the Preschool 2 teacher at Precious Memories. I have been in the field of early childhood education for fifteen years and had the pleasure of working with various age groups over the years, from infants to elementary. Before joining the Precious Memories family, I taught at Pfizer Kids both New London and Groton facilities. Most of my experience in teaching has been teaching children in the Groton Elementary School system, where I worked with children with developmental challenges. I am excited to have the opportunity to watch your children grow and learn from my impact while teaching them. I love teaching children because I am helping them become individuals and to use their creativity.

Carrie.JPGMiss Carrie

Hello, my name is Miss Carrie. I am very excited to be working at Precious Memoires. I am currently a teacher in the Preschool 1 classroom. I have worked in the childcare and preschool field on and off since 1986. I have three children and have been happily married for twenty-six years. I love my pet chickens, listening to country music and visiting Walt Disney World.

 

Katim_3.jpgMiss Katim

Hi! My name is Miss Katim and I am a co-teacher in the Preschool 3 classroom at Precious Memories Preschool. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Music with post baccalaureate work in Music Education. I love working with children! I look forward to spending educational and quality time with your children during their days at Precious Memories.

Deb.JPGMiss Deb

Hello, my name is Deb and I am thrilled to be one of the Preschool 1 teachers at Precious Memories. My husband and I have been blessed with 2 beautiful children by birth and are foster parents as well. Over the years we have opened our home to many great children and we are now hoping to adopt the two adorable toddlers that have been with us for the past year and a half. I have worked with children of all ages for the past 25 years. I earned my degree in Early Childhood Education from Mitchell College. I guess you could say that helping children to learn and grow is my life’s work.