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Preschool Teacher Bios

Preschool

Education:
Owens Community College

Additional Certifications:
First Aid Training, CPR, Communicable Disease Training and Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention Training

Volunteer Work:
St Joseph Parish St Francis de Sales High School
Nightingales Harvest

Interesting Facts  About Mrs Wagner:
Ms. Melinda went to St Joseph School, she has  a twin brother and she has lived many different places due to her husband’s career in the military. 

Education: Owens Community College

Additional Certifications: CPR & First Aid Training, Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention, Communicable Disease Training

Related Work Experience:
The Gathering Place-3/4 Assistant Teacher
Glenwood Elementary- Owens Lab Student
Owens Community College- Owens Lab Student
The Gathering Place- Tutor in reading

Interesting Fact: My favorite animal is a penguin!

Education:
Masters of Education in Teaching and Curriculum, Lourdes University 2012

Additional Certifications:
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Lourdes College 1990
Bachelor of Art Degree in Early Childhood Education, Lourdes College 1992
Ohio Department of Education Pre-K Licensure
Certified Vision Screener
Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum for Preschoolers
First Aid and CPR, AED -Infant, Child, Adult
Communicable Disease
Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention
NAEYC Member

Volunteer Work:
St. John’s Jesuit High school (Vice President Band Booster’s Organization)
St. Joseph Parish (Sunday School Coordinator, Teacher, Vacation Bible School, Festirama)

Interesting Facts about “Miss Cheryl”: 
Miss Cheryl was honored as TAEYC Outstanding Home Care Provider in 2001 and TAEYC Outstanding Preschool Teacher in 2008. 

Miss Cheryl co-authored (with Nancy Okuley) a Preschool Faith-based Teaching Curriculum and presented to a National Audience of teachers and administrators in at the Catholic Educators Conference in Houston, Texas.  

Miss Cheryl has been married to her high school sweetheart, Tim Peatee for 22 years has two children, Samantha, 19 and Andrew, 15 and a 7 year old Westie Dog named “Buddy.” 

Education:
Owens Community College

Additional Certifications:
CPR & First Aid Training, Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention, Communicable Disease Training
Volunteer Work:​ St. Joseph School PTO, Thursday Envelope, Art Room, Library, Festirama, Benefit Dinner and Sunday School

Interesting Fact About Heather Moore:
I am 100% Polish and I went to St. Joseph Elementary School!

Education:
Bachelor of Education from University of Toledo; Specialization Early Childhood Education

Additional Certifications:
CPR & First Aid Training, Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention, Communicable Disease Training

Volunteer Work:
St. Joseph School (Classroom room parent, Positive Direction Committee, PTO Volunteer); St. Joseph Parish (Eucharist Minister, Festirama); Notre Dame Musical and Prom Committees

Interesting Facts about Miss Jennice:
“Our family enjoys beach vacations and camping. I have been zip lining in Hocking Hills, parasailing in Mexico and even took a ride in a hot air balloon. I like to bowl, play softball, scrapbook and spend time with my family.” 

Education:
Monroe Community College

Additional Certifications:
1st Aid/CPR Trained, Communicable Disease Training, Recognition and Prevention of Child Abuse

Continuing Education Experience:
Completion of “Handwriting Without Tears”

Volunteer Work:
Holy Trinity School; Labels for Education Coordinator

Interesting Fact About Mrs. Hite:
I have taught at Catholic Preschools my entire teaching career.

 

Education:
Masters of Education in Teaching and Curriculum, Lourdes University 2012

Additional Certifications:
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Lourdes College 1991
Bachelor of Art Degree in Early Childhood Education, Lourdes College 1993
Ohio Department of Education Pre-K Licensure
Certified Vision Screener
Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum for Preschoolers
First Aid and CPR, AED -Infant, Child, Adult
Communicable Disease
Child Abuse Recognition & Prevention
NAEYC Member

Volunteer Work:
St. Francis de Sales High school
St. Joseph Parish
St. Pius X Parish

Interesting Facts about “Miss Nancy”:
Miss Nancy was honored as TAEYC Outstanding Early Childhood Administrator in 2011. 

Miss Nancy co-authored (with Cheryl Peatee) a Preschool Faith-Based Teaching Curriculum and presented to a National Audience of teachers and administrators in at the Catholic Educators Conference in Houston, Texas in 2012.  

Miss Nancy and her husband are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary this year. They have two children- Ian, 18 and Isaac, 13. 

Miss Nancy was honored as TAEYC Outstanding Early Childhood Administrator in 2011 and received the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Award for Educators in 2007.