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MEET OUR STAFF

"My daughter attended for 3 years, now my son. Such a warm place for learning. The teachers are fabulous and love what they do!" - Amanda Bennett, WPNS Parent

"All 3 of my daughters have attended WPNS. My 3rd is currently in the TWOs program and loving every minute! I truly believe that the teachers here are the most talented and caring in our area!!" - Amy Shoumer, WPNS Parent

 
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DANA ARRANZ

Director

Mrs Arranz joined WPNS for the 2018-2019 school year.  She brings over 25 years of experience in the field of Early childhood education as a teacher, administrator and parent.  Mrs. Arranz wants WPNS to be a warm, fun and engaging entrance in to the world of school for each and every child who steps through the doors.

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BETTY SABOL

Twos Teacher

Mrs. Sabol teaches in our 2 Year old classroom.  She has been with WPNS for over 20 years!  Mrs. Sabol's patience and love help the children in her classroom become part of the school community.  There are always fun learning centers set up for the children to explore and to help them settle in to their first school experience.

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SHARON MANDERACK

Twos Teacher

 Mrs. Manderack teaches in our two year old class at Wayne Presbyterian Nursery School. Mrs. Manderack has been helping our two start their school career for over 20 years.  She loves being able to guide them through their first experience with love and patience.

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LESLIE RYAN

Twos Teacher

Mrs. Ryan started her time at WPNS as a student!  She brought her own children here and now she is a teacher at WPNS.  It is safe to say that WPNS has a very special place in Mrs. Ryan's heart!  
There is always something fun and engaging going on Mrs. Ryan's classrrom.  She and Mrs. Sears try to make the first school experience a fun one.

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MARA SEARS

Twos Teacher

 Mara Sears is one of the 2 year old teachers at Wayne Presbyterian Nursery School.  Prior to being a teacher, Mrs. Sears started as a parent at WPNS.

Mrs. Sears is an expert at helping the 2's learn to settle in to school and have fun doing it.

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ASHLEY ARNDT

Threes Teacher

Ashley Arndt  is one of the 3 year old teachers at WPNS.  Mrs. Arndt loves teaching the 3 year old class, she enjoys watching them grow and learn over the school year.  
Mrs. Arndt brings fun and excitment to the classroom every day.

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VANESSA GERALIS

Threes Teacher

Vanessa Geralis teaqches in the 3 year old class with Mrs. Arndt.  Mrs. Geralis started as a parent here and loved it so much she decide to work here!  Mrs. Geralis enjoys the amazing growth she gets to witness in the 3 year old classroom.

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ROBIN TALBOT

Threes Teacher

Mrs. Talbot has been teaching in our 3 year old class for the past 2 years.  She brings many years of experience to her classroom.  Mrs. Talbot loves the amazing curiosity of the 3's and being able to nurture their desire to explore new concepts.

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BETTY HADDEN

Threes Teacher, Exercise Teacher

Mrs. Hadden has been an integral part of WPNS for the past 19 years.  Mrs. Hadden teaches in the the 3 year old classroom as well as being the excercise teacher.  Mrs. Hadden loves playing games with the kids and showing them that excercise is fun!

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MICHELE COLL

Threes Teacher, Arts & Science Teacher

Mrs. Coll is one of our 3 year old teachers as well as our Art Teacher.  Mrs. Coll enjoys helping the children in her class learn new skills through a wide variety of experiences.  As the art teacher she is able to expose all of the children at WPNS to many different media and artists from classics to modern.

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KATHERINE HEDERICK

Threes Teacher, Arts & Science Teacher

Mrs. Hederick teaches in one of our 3 year old classrooms.  She is also the STEM teacher.  Mrs. Hederick  loves being able to expose the children to fun and exciting hands on activities through her STEM program and in her classroom.

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NANCY HECHT

Fours Teacher

Nancy Hecht has been teaching the four's class at WPNS for over 25 years!  Mrs. Hecht loves engaging the children in fun hand on learning activities that offers them the opportunity to learn and grow as they prepare for Kindergarten.

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AMY COVERDALE

Fours Teacher

Mrs. Coverdale works with Mrs. Hecht in the 4's classroom.  Mrs. Coverdale loves thinking of new and fun ways to expose the children to different learning experiences.

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LIZ ANDREWS

Fours Teacher

Mrs. Andrews has been with WPNS for over 12 years.  Her children came to school at WPNS and she loves being able to teach here now.  Mrs. Andrews enjoys helping the 4 year olds as they get ready for their Kindergarten experiences.

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ANNE MACKIN

Fours Teacher

Mrs. Mackin has been teaching the 4's class at WPNS for more than 18 years.  There is always something exciting happening in her classroom !  
Mrs. Mackin loves seeing the children as they progress throughout the year with her.

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JULIE LORD

Fours Teacher

Mrs. Lord has been teaching the 4's class with Mrs. Mackin for 17 years.  Mrs Lord always has an exciting art or science project ready for the children to do and she loves to see the children engaged in learning.

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SHEILA FANTO

Pre- Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Fanto teaches with Mrs. Ryan in the Pre-Kindergarten class.  Mrs. Fanto has been at WPNS for over 12 years.  She loves getting to know all of the children and helping to guide them forward in the educational experience.

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MEG RYAN

Pre- Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Ryan is an amazing teacher for our Pre-Kindergarten students.  She combines a structured curriculum with fun activities to give our oldest students a wonderful final year at WPNS.

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MS. BECKY DOUGLAS

Music Teacher

Ms. Becky is our wonderful music teacher.  In addition to teaching here, Becky is also the children's choir director at her church, and she gives piano lessons.  
Ms. Becky teaches not just songs, but rhythm, tempo, beat and she introduces the student to many different styles of music.