Doylestown Preschool/Kindergarten Staff
OUR CURRICULUM SPECIALISTS:
Our LANGUAGE ARTS SPECIALIST is MS. MARSHA ROTHSTEIN. Ms. Rothstein has her Master of Education from Arcadia University, and her bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University. She has been working with preschool and elementary aged children since 1993, most recently teaching Kindergarten and directing a Preschool before joining our staff in 2003. She is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Our MATH AND SCIENCE SPECIALIST is MRS. ELIZABETH HOEY. Mrs. Hoey has her bachelor’s degree in Education from St. Thomas Aquinas College in New York. She taught for eleven years as a Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher before joining the staff at Kinder Works in 2003. She is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified Teacher.
Our MUSIC SPECIALIST is MRS. AMY LEWIS. Mrs. Lewis, who joined us in 2011, has her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Penn State University, where she was a Concert Master and member of the Penn State Blue Band. She is certified as a Music Teacher by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and was the owner and Director of MusicWorks 4 Kids in Doylestown for 7 years, providing music and movement classes for children from newborn to age 7 and their parents. She has been awarded annual Maestro status by Kindermusik International since 2006, has worked as a professional musician, and has taught elementary band in a Pennsylvania School District.
Our GYM SPECIALIST is MRS. JANNA PARLEE. Mrs. Parlee first came to Kinder Works in 1996 as a Substitute. She quickly joined our Teaching Team as a Specialist, and later became a Class Teacher. She left us in 2000 to raise her family, and her children attended Kinder Works! Mrs. Parlee then returned to us in the Spring of 2014. Her bachelor’s degree is from Moravian College and her Post Baccalaureate work was done at William Paterson University. She is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified Teacher. In addition to her years with Kinder Works, Mrs. Parlee also has experience working in the Central Bucks School District as a Substitute and as a Special Education Assistant.
Our CREATIVE EXPRESSION SPECIALIST is MRS. LISA BATY. Mrs. Baty has her Bachelor of Fine Arts from The William Paterson University, and is certified by the PA State Board of Private Academic Schools as an Art Teacher. She joined our staff in 2005 with two years of experience teaching preschoolers. She worked as a Graphic Artist, Production Artist, and Art Director specializing in Graphic Design with various advertising and publishing companies before she started teaching.
OUR CLASS TEACHERS:
Our SUN BEARS (Kindergarten) Class Teacher is MRS. TERESA SHUMOCK. Mrs. Shumock has her bachelor’s degree in Education from West Chester University and is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified Teacher. She had more than five years of experience as a Preschool and Elementary School Teacher, and as a Program Director before joining Kinder Works in 1996.
Our KOALAS Class Teacher is MS. NICOLE JOVOVICH. Ms. Jovovich received her bachelor’s degree in Education from Holy Family University, and is certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. She had experience teaching Preschool prior to joining our staff at our Montgomeryville location in the Summer of 2013.
Our PANDAS Class Teacher is MS. LAUREN COULTON. Ms. Coulton has her bachelor’s degree in Education from Millersville University, and is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified Teacher. She joined Kinder Works at our Montgomeryville location in the summer of 2014 with experience teaching preschool and school-aged children. She taught preschool at our Montgomeryville location and transferred to Doylestown in 2016. Ms. Coulton is the daughter of one of our first Kinder Works teachers and is also a Kinder Works alumna!
Our HONEY BEARS Class Teacher is MS. MEGHAN DAVIS. Ms. Davis received her bachelor’s degree in Education from DeSales University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified Teacher. She had four years of experience working with preschoolers before joining the Kinder Works team in 2016.