Our Staff

PRESCHOOL CLASSES

 

Ally Bistrian                       3 Day
Angela Cantrell                  Young 2's
Elizabeth Eckeberger        Older Toddler  
Cecilia Garcia-Moreno      Older Toddler   
Suzy Hall                            2/3 Day
Michele Hollingsworth      5 Day (4's)
Betty Jackson                   STEAM Director      
Carolyn Miller                    Young Toddler 
Ashley Nelson                   Young 2's
Valerie  Norris                    5 Day (4's)  
Bethany O'Shea                 3 Day
Beth Ramage                     5 Day (3's)
Jimmie Tunnell                  Young Toddler
Peggy Vernon                    Young Toddler  
Amy Walker                        3 Day
Sharon Willard                   2/3 Day

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Ana Harshaw

is the Preschool Director. She has worked at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Preschool for over 15 years first as a classroom teacher and then as the Assistant Director. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Spanish and a Master's degree in Business. She believes that a Preschool should create a warm and nuturing environment that enhances each child's development.

Shari Ackels

is the Assistant Director. She has been a Preschool teacher at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Preschool for over 7 years.  She has a Bachelor's degree in Education. She feels that the most important aspect of Preschool is that every child develop a love of learning and a love of school.

Quotes

Educational Perspective:

“Play is the answer to how anything new comes about.” – Jean Piaget

Cognitive:

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein

Social:

“The aim of life is self-development. To realize one’s nature perfectly – that is what each of us is here for.” – Oscar Wilde

Emotional:

“All learning has an emotional base.” – Plato

Spiritual:

“The trees are God’s great alphabet: With them He writes in shining green Across the world His thoughts serene. “– Leonora Speyer