At the Grace Place Preschool, we provide a secure facility and loving learning environment for your child. All of the staff are trained in CPR, First Aid and AED. Every year, the teachers attend workshops and complete training hours to continue "growing" in the latest educational information.
Director: Amy Wilmot
Miss Lori-4-year-old class
Miss Kris - 4-year-old class
Miss Dawna - 3-year-old class
Miss Theresa - 3-year-old class
Miss Dawn - 3-year-old class
Miss Julie - 4-year-old class
Miss Tracy - 3-year-old class
Miss Marian - 3-year-old-class
The Grace Place Preschool Team
Miss Amy - The director of Grace Place is a former teacher of Grace Place. Miss Amy is a mother of 4, a wife to a retired marine and she received her BA from Stockton University. Miss Amy is also a member of Lord of Life church and is very dedicated to the success of our school and our families.
Miss Kris is our teacher in the 4-year-old class. She holds a degree in Child Development, and for the last nine years. she has worked with children from 2 1/2 to 5 years of age. Miss Kris has led enrichment classes that ranged from Cooking with Math, 3-D Art, STEM workshops and Beginning Writers. In her classroom, Miss Kris loves to provide hands-on activities so that the children develop skills in a fun and meaningful way. Miss Kris and her husband have 2 grown children and reside in Southampton.
Miss Dawna is our teacher in the 3's classroom. Her approach to teaching allows the children to express themselves in the classroom. Miss Dawna holds a master's degree in education. The children have so much fun exploring a creative approach to learning, socialization time, and lots of free play.
Miss Julie has joined Grace Place this year and is also a parent to 2 of our students past and present. Miss. Julie is a great asset to Grace Place. Miss Julie is our "Go To" when things need to be built and put together. Miss. Julie can jump in any room and lend a helping hand.
Miss Allison joined the Grace Place as our substitute for the past few years. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team. Miss Allison loves reading to the children, and she has a very warm and friendly personality.
Miss Theresa is excited to be joining us this year & will lead our youngest 3's classroom. Theresa & her husband Mike live in Medford Lakes with their 4 children. Their youngest will be in our older 4's classroom. Miss Theresa has her Master's in Business but throughout the years has found herself much happier working in early childhood development and continuing her education. She has taught religious education classes for over 20 years, a Girl Scout leader for 12 years & is the Director of the Medford Lakes Colony Preschool Camp. She is looking forward to meeting you & your child/ren.
Miss Dawn joined the Grace Place as an assistant in 2012. Both of her children went through the preschool program. Miss Dawn lives in Shamong along with her husband and two children. She is a member of the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, and a troop leader for the Girl Scouts. Miss Dawn's love and dedication to working with the children shines through every day. You can always see the children dancing to her music in the classroom. Miss Dawn is a tremendous asset to the Grace Place program.
Miss Lori is the lead teacher in our 4-year-old class, she has been with us for many years and is earning her CDA. The children love playing games and making craft projects with her. She really enjoys working with the children. In her free time, Miss Lori loves spending time with her family.
Miss Marian Is so happy to be part of the Grace place school this year. she has an associate degree in teaching and lives in Southampton along with her husband and 3 kids. My youngest is 3 and will be attending the Grace preschool program this year. I enjoy working with children and can’t wait for a great school year.
Miss Tracy is so excited to be joining Grace Place preschool this year. For the last 8 years she has been a nanny for a local family and prior to that worked in accounting. Miss.Tracy lives in Medford with her husband and dog Emmie. She has two grown daughters who are out on their own and she is patently waiting for grandchildren. She loves working with children and is very exciterd to be here with us at Grace place.