Erin Neurohr is the Director of West Chester Playschool. Erin is a graduate of Stonehill College in North Easton, MA and has a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in both elementary and preschools for over 15 years. Erin moved to the Glen Mills area in 2012 from Charlotte, NC. Erin’s philosophy of Early Childhood Education is that children of this age learn best through play and free exploration. When not at Playschool, Erin enjoys traveling with her husband and four children. Erin also enjoys reading, exercising and attending her children’s activities.
Teacher Terry is the Lead Teacher in the 2 day class and for Friday Fun. This is her 17th year at Playschool and 2 of her girls were students here. "I enjoy being at Playschool because I am able to look at the world through the eyes of the children." Outside of Playschool, Teacher Terry enjoys time with her family, quilting and reading.
Teacher Jodi is a Teacher in the 2 day class. She has been teaching at Playschool since 1997. Her son, who is now in college, also went to Playschool. "I love Playschool for its wonderful support system and sense of community." Outside of Playschool, Teacher Jodi enjoys reading, golf, walking and spending time with her family.
Teacher Christina is the Lead Teacher in the 3 day class and one of our Enrichment/K Club teachers, She has taught at Playschool since 2011. Her favorite things about the school include: “I enjoy teaching at Playschool because the parents and teachers work together to ensure that each child's learning experience is as unique and individual as the child themselves.” Outside of Playschool, she is her kid’s loudest supporter at their activities and also enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her family.
Teacher Louise is a Teacher in the 3 day class and has been teaching at the school since 2004. All four of her children attended Playschool, and her favorite things include: “To me playschool is the next best thing to a family (in a good way!) I love to watch the children grow, in every sense of the way, three years is such a long time in their short lives. I also enjoy watching their parents grow along with them, we never stop learning!” Outside of Playschool, Teacher Louise likes to spend time with her family and garden, cook, and travel.
Teacher Rachel is Leader Teacher in the 4 day class. Her daughters both attended Playschool and absolutely loved it. She is so happy to be at Playschool this year because it is such a wonderful, warm and safe place for children to first experience the classroom! Outside of school, Teacher Rachel enjoys travelling, reading, walking and spending time with her family and friends.
Teacher Beth is a Teacher in our Four Class and our Friday Fun program. Beth is also involved with our afternoon programs, including STEM Thursdays. Beth comes with a wealth of experience, both with preschoolers and with children with disabilities.
Susan Alloway is joining Playschool as a teacher in the Friday Fun class. Sue is also leads our STEM Thursdays classes. With experience as a teacher and a children's librarian, she's excited to share her passion for great stories with Playschool children. Outside of school Sue enjoys camping with her family and two young children.
Teacher Kim assists with our afternoon programs. She has been teaching at Play School since 2014. Two of her 4 children attended Playschool beginning in 1998, prior to beginning homeschooling. What I love about Playschool are the friendly families and the very creative ways we play without realizing we're learning, too! Outside of Playschool, I enjoy baking, reading, running, and supporting my kids' activities.
Teacher Anna is a substitute teacher at Playschool. She has over 32 years of teaching experience in early childhood. She enjoys being with children because their enthusiasm for each day makes every day full of fun. She is looking forward to a new adventure at West Chester Playschool. At home she likes to spend time trying out new recipes in her kitchen, gardening, reading and volunteering with children in her church community.
Conferences may be scheduled with a teacher or the Director if necessary. When possible, evening or telephone conferences will be available for parents who cannot come in the daytime. Parents will receive a written report of their child's individual progress in January and at the end of the school year.