Staff

Jill Ceasar (Mrs.Ceasar), Director

Background - BS Degree in Elementary and Kindergarten Education, The Pennsylvania State University.  Elementary Teacher,  Northgate School District;  Preschool and Kindergarten teacher , Madison, New Jersey

Favorite Color -  Blue

Favorite Book - "Oh The Places You'll Go" by Dr. Seuss

Favorite Activity - spending time with my family and watching my children play sports!

Favorite Food - Chocolate and Pasta!

Favorite Game -  Clue

 

TWO DAY PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

 

Audrey Nolan (Mrs. Nolan), Teacher

Background - BFA - Painting and Art History - University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA - Teachers Certificate K-12 Art at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA - Taught Art for 6 years - Teaching at MySchool Preschool for 10+ years

Favorite Color - Green

Favorite Book - Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann & Moon Game by Frank Ash

Favorite Activity - Working in my flower garden, being with my family and hiking in the woods

Favorite Food - Ice Cream

Favorite Game - Clay Mania

 

Jill Laughlin (Miss Jill), Assistant Teacher

Background - Liberal Arts Degree, my youngest (Olivia) came through as a 3 & 4 year old at My School.  I started substitute teaching the next year and have been here ever since

Favorite Color - Blue

Favorite Book - Are you my Mother? Hurry up Slowpoke!

Favorite Activity - Movies, walking, baking, gardening or anything with my family

Favorite Food - Chocolate & Pizza

Favorite Game -  Sorry

 

THREE DAY PRE-K

 

Margie Wolf (Miss Margie) -  Teacher PM

Background - B.A. Sociology Wittenberg University, Masters - Elementary Education Duquesne University. 10 + Years teaching Early Childhood and elementary Education.

Favorite Color - Yellow

Favorite Book - Mr. Magnolia by Quentin Blake

Favorite Activity : Gardening, running, hiking, family time

Favorite Food - Peanut Butter on anything!

Favorite Game - Uno, card games

 

Deisha Gengler (Ms. Deisha), Assistant Teacher PM

Background -The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Portrait Photographer/Manager for 10 Years.Specialized in children birth- preschool

Favorite Color - Amber, Brown and Pink

Favorite Book - Mary Downing Hahn books

Favorite Activity - spending time with my family at the lake!  shopping, eating out and going to the movies

Favorite Food - seafood

Favorite Game - Phase 10, Trivia, Taboo

 

Audrey Nolan (Mrs. Nolan), Assistant teacher AM

Audrey Nolan is also the Three-Year-old teacher. Please see her information as it is listed under Preschool Three's.

 

FOUR DAY PRE-K

 

Cynthia Hohman (Miss Cindy), Teacher
 

Background - Pursued Bachelors in Library Science at University of Pittsburgh, Worked as Children's Librarian at Mars Public Library, Pursued Bachelors in History and Teachers Certificate K-8 at Chatham College

Favorite Color - Shades of Autumn

Favorite Book - Blue Willow by Doris Gates & The Lupine Lady by Barbara Cooney

Favorite Activity - Gardening and cooking using the product of my efforts or Flea Marketing

Favorite Food - Guacamole & Chips or Homemade deep dish spinach pizza, Chicago Style

Favorite Game - Mancala or Labyrinth

 

Denise Waslo (Miss Denise), Assistant Teacher

Background - Associate Degree from PBA Preschool Aide at Dutilh Preschool

Favorite Color - Blues, Greens and fall colors

Favorite Book - "I Love you the Purplest" by Barbara Joosse and "Thunder Cake" by Patricia Polacco

Favorite Activity - spending time with my family, campling, canoeing, traveling our country.

Favorite Food - chocolate

Favorite Game - Phase 10 and other card games.

 

Heidi Beahm ( Miss Heidi), Administative Assistant

Background - BA Washington & Jefferson College (sociology/ psychology)
Director of DUMC After School Program
Favorite Color- Pink
Favorite Book- The Christmas Box
Favorite Activity- swimming
Favorite Food -  pizza
Favorite Game -  500 Bid