At the Grace Place Preschool, we provide a creative learning setting, a secure facility, and a loving environment for our students. All of our staff are trained in CPR and First Aid.

Director:  Deborah DeMarco
Teachers:

Deborah DeMarco- Head Teacher-3 year old class
Taylor Desmarais- 3 year old class
Robin Martin- 4 year old class

Sue Dreisbach- music teacher
 Aides:Dawn Heinrich - 4 year old class 
Rachael Peters- 3 year old class 

Deborah DeMarco is the Director and Head Teacher of the 3 year old class at the Grace Place Preschool. She lives in Mullica Township with her husband and three children. Deborah earned a Bachelor's Degree in both Early Childhood Education and Psychology. She earned her New Jersey Preschool Director's Certification in 2006. Deborah is currently completing her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Administration and Leadership. Miss Debbie has been working in the education field for over twenty years, taught CCD at her church for fifteen years, and she worked as a teacher in a preschool classroom for twelve years. Miss Debbie is actively involved with JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) and raising money to help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

Taylor Desmarais is the Group Teacher in the 3 year old class. Miss Taylor joined the Grace Place in the summer of 2017, and she will be a huge part of the teaching process. Miss Taylor earned her Bachelor's Degree at Monmouth University and has worked with young children for several years in a music and vocal program. Miss Taylor will assist in our music enrichment special and holiday programs. We look forward to adding her special talents to our preschool program. 

Robin Martin is the 4 year old teacher at the Grace Place Preschool. She lives in Shamong with her husband and four children. Robin earned her Bachelor's Degree at the Messiah College, and she majored in Elementary Education with a concentration in Reading and Writing. Miss Robin is a certified teacher and has taught at the Medford School for ten years before having her children. Miss Robin will bring a tremendous amount of teaching experience, kindergarten preparation, and creative learning to the Grace Place Preschool. 


Dawn Heinrich joined Grace Place in 2012 after both of her children went through the preschool program.  She is the assistant in the 4 year old class. Dawn lives in Shamong with her husband and two children. She is a member of the Lord of Life church and is a troop leader for the Girl Scouts. Miss Dawn's love of working with the children shines through every day.

Rachael Peters is the assistant in the 3 year old classroom. Her son currently attends the three year old class at the Grace Place. Miss Rachael will bring a strong Christian and nurturing presence into our preschool.   

Sue Dreisbach is also a member of Lord of Life and works as the Adult/Senior Ministry Director.  Once a week she volunteers her time to teach music enrichment with the children at Grace Place. Miss Sue lives in Medford with her husband and dog.  She has two grown sons.