Limerick Preschool/Kindergarten Staff
OUR CURRICULUM SPECIALISTS:
Our LANGUAGE ARTS SPECIALIST is MRS. AMY HAINES. Mrs. Haines graduated summa cum laude with her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Kutztown University, and is a Pennsylvania Department of Education certified Teacher. She came to us with more than 3 years of experience as a Preschool and Kindergarten Teacher, a Childcare Center Director, and also as a Substitute Teacher for Elementary School Students. She joined Kinder Works in the Spring of 2012.
Our CREATIVE EXPRESSION SPECIALIST is MRS. SARA FIDLER. Mrs. Fidler has her bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Millersville University. She had more than 5 years of experience teaching Preschool and Kindergarten before joining Kinder Works in the summer of 2013; she is also a Private Art Instructor for elementary and middle school-aged students. Sara is certified as an Art Teacher by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Our MATH & SCIENCE SPECIALIST is MS. REBECCA SCHMIDT Ms. Schmidt graduated summa cum laude from West Chester University with her bachelor’s degree in Education. She is certified to teach in Early Childhood by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. She had 6 years of experience working with young children at an Early Childhood Center, a Summer Camp, and as a Private Nanny before joining our team in the Summer of 2013. She is also a Kinder Works Alumna!
Our GYM & MUSIC SPECIALIST is MR. GREGORY DIPPELL. Mr. Dippell has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Keene State College, and a Master of Arts in Music from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is certified to teach all forms and areas of music to students ranging from Preschool to University. He joined Kinder Works during the 2012-2013 school year with experience teaching Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, High School and University students. He has been the Lead Music Teacher at a public school in Pennsylvania, in New Hampshire, and in Scotland! He has also taught private music instruction since 2005. Mr. Dippell has played cello for the Philly Pops and performed at Carnegie Hall, and is proficient on a number of instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, guitar, and piano. He has also been a tennis instructor at a summer camp in New York for 3 years, and has 6 years experience as a lifeguard.
OUR PRESCHOOL/KINDERGARTEN CLASS TEACHERS:
Our SUN BEARS Class Teacher is MRS. TRACEY MYERS. Mrs. Myers has her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Kutztown University, and is a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certified Teacher. She had experience teaching preschool at a childcare center and school-aged children in the Souderton Area School District before joining the Teaching Team at our Doylestown location in 2008. For 6 years, Mrs. Myers was a Kinder Works Preschool & Kindergarten Class Teacher in Doylestown; she transferred to our Limerick/Royersford location in 2014.
Our KOALAS Class Teacher is MRS. CAITLIN KRUG. Mrs. Krug received her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Scranton, and is dual-certified as an Elementary and Special Education Teacher by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. She had 2 years of experience teaching preschoolers, and also has experience as a Summer Camp Counselor, and as a Teacher in a Special Education Program before joining Kinder Works in the summer of 2013.
Our PANDAS Class Teacher is MRS. DANIELLE BARTMAN. Mrs. Bartman graduated from Alvernia University in Reading, PA with a bachelor’s degree in Education and Special Education. She is certified to teach Preschool, Elementary, and Special Education through the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Mrs. Bartman came to us in the 2014-2015 school year with 7 years of experience teaching young children in public and private schools.
Our HONEY BEARS Class Teacher is MRS. JESSICA CONTI (formerly Mersch). Mrs. Conti graduated from Caldwell College in New Jersey, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Social Studies and Education; she is certified to teach in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mrs. Conti joined Kinder Works in the Summer of 2013 with experience teaching young children in a classroom setting.