Preschool Staff

Preschool Staff (2020-2021 School Year)

Melanie Knipping - Preschool Director As the Director of Circle of Friends Preschool, I have a passion for helping children and families enjoy…
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Kenna Marcus - Front Desk Coordinator - As part of the preschool Administrative Team, I support the preschool community in a variety of…
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Portrait of Ellen Ewing, Circle of Friends Preschool Ellen Ewing - Administrative Teacher Liaison and Teacher: Age 2 -  In addition to being a teacher, I serve as the preschool's Administrative…
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Becky Bassett - Teacher: Ages 4/5 – I started at Circle of Friends in March 2018 after serving as a Teacher's Assistant for…
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Denise Saunders - Teacher: Age 3 – I have a Master's Degree in Education and have been teaching for over 30 years. I…
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Eun Suk Morris - Teacher: Toddlers/Age 1 - I joined COF in August 2017 and I am pleased to be part of the team.…
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Jill Mason - Teacher: Toddlers/Age 1 - I was born and raised in Terre Haute, IN but have lived in St. Louis for…
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Jill Worland - Teacher: Ages 4/5 - I have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from SEMO. I love working with preschoolers,…
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Karrie Hetzler - Teacher: Ages 4/5 -  I have been teaching at Circle of Friends since 2015. I have 3 grown children that…
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Kelly Hall - Teacher: Music -  Bio coming soon.
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Kristen Taylor - Teacher: Ages 4/5 - I have a degree in Psychology with a minor in Child Development from MU. I love…
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Kristi Metter - Teacher: Age 3 - I have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology. I have worked in a preschool as…
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Linda Anthony - Teacher: BeforeCare & Music Bio coming soon.
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Lissette Brugueras - Teacher: Ages 4/5 - I have been teaching preschool for over ten years. I am from New York and moved…
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Meghan Ferguson - Teacher: Age 2 - I was part of the Circle of Friends community as a parent for 6 years before…
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Nina Walton - Teacher: Age 2 - I am excited to be a teacher at Circle of Friends Preschool.  Prior to my current…
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Sue Parra - Teacher: Age 2 - I am married with 2 kids (Jake & Natalie). I have been a preschool teacher (ages 2…
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Susan Fehr - Teacher: Ages 4/5 - I love teaching at Circle of Friends Preschool. I have a degree in Elementary Education from…
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