Erin Neurohr

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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. 

 

 

 

Jodie Schweizer

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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.

 

 

 

 

Emily Baddeley

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Emily is the Lead Teacher in the 2 Day classroom.   Her son graduated from Playschool in 2018 and she loved it so much she didn’t want to leave.  With a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and over 15 years’ experience with young children she is very excited to be part of helping the 2 year olds foster a love of learning and an excitement for school.   Outside of Playschool, Emily enjoys going on adventures with her family, cooking delicious food, and (as a native of Upstate NY) cheering on the Syracuse Orange.

 

 

 

 

Anna Kriebel

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Teacher Anna is the Three-Day 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.  At home Teacher Anna likes to spend time trying out new recipes in her kitchen, gardening, reading and volunteering with children in her church community.  

 

 

 

 

 

Beth Stahmer

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Teacher Beth is the Assistant Teacher in our 3-Day Program.   Beth is also aides in our afternoon programs..  Beth comes with a wealth of experience, both with preschoolers and with children with disabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

Christina Barker

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Teacher Christina is the Lead Teacher in our 4-Day Program and one of our Extended Care 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 enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her family .

 

 

 

Louise Kane

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Teacher Louise is a Teacher in the 4-Day Program and has been teaching at the school since 2004. All four of her children attended Playschool, and her favorite things about Playschool are: “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, four 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.

 



Sue McKenna

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Sue has been working with preschoolers for over 20 years by providing musical enrichment programs to preschools. She has her M.Ed. in Counseling and B.S. in Rehabilitation Education, and is a certified English as a Second Language teacher.  She has two grown children and is married.  She is also a professional musician. Her joy and exuberance are one of her many gifts she brings to children.

 






Parent-Teacher Conferences

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.