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Director/Lead Teacher

Ms. Kelly has been teaching for 20 years. She is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and the University of Phoenix. Before joining the staff of First United Methodist Preschool, Ms. Kelly taught at various Head Start programs and worked as a substitute teacher at Myers Elementary School. She joined the staff of First United Methodist Preschool in 2016 and became director in 2018. She enjoys seeing the children’s excitement in learning new things and hopes to foster their love for learning and their faith through our faith-based program.  




Ms. Julie joined the staff as a teacher in 2018 after moving to the area the previous year. Her degree is in Education and she has taught elementary school, directed a private home school co-op and has taught various ages in Sunday School. Ms. Julie has fond memories of learning about Jesus during her own preschool years and it gives her great joy to invest in the lives of the children, instructing them in the precious truth of God’s Word as well as helping to prepare them for kindergarten.