Ann joins the children's center with 20+ years of experience in the field of early childhood education, and bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Pittsburg State University. Previous experience includes 6 years as director at a Christian early learning center, and was the assistant director for 7 years prior to that.
When not shaping the live of children at the ACC, Ann loves to spend time and camping with her husband and two sons, ages 2.5 & 7.
Wendy has spent 15 years working in early childhood education. She received her A.S in Early Childhood Education with an emphasis in infant and toddlers from JCCC in 2004. She enjoys traveling with her husband, and cuddling with her Boston Terrier, Rexy.
John F. - Administrative Assistant
John has been working at Asbury Children's Center since 1998. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor's Degree in History. He has the opportunity to watch the children grow from kindergarten to 6th grade. John sees the knowledge they gain, the creativity they bring and the fun they have, which makes it exciting and rewarding every day.
Yvette F. - Lead Teacher | Infant Classroom
Yvette has an Early Childhood Education Degree from the University of Kansas. She has been teaching children for more than 20 years, and she especially loves working with the infants. Yvette has been married for 20+ years. Yvette and her husband have two sons, one daughter and three grandkids. One of her favorite pastimes is cheering for the Jayhawks, and spending time with her family!
Dianne P. - Assistant Teacher | Infant Classroom
Dianne comes to the ACC after working 13 years at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She recently retired from there to spend more time with her family, especially her grandchildren! She loves working with children and seeing their precious smiles!
Mimi S. - Assistant Teacher | Infant Classroom
Mimi has been working with children & families for over 6 years. She is a movie lover and enjoys Mexican food. Mimi sees the humor in working with children, and is patient and caring.
Katie L. - Lead Teacher | 2.5-3.5 Yr. Old Classroom
Katie enjoys music, art, travelling and working at Asbury Children's Center. She finds working with the children very fulfilling and full of fun. Katie has been working at Asbury Children's Center since 2004 and hopes to continue working with children for years to come.
Teresa D. - Lead Teacher | 3.5-4.5 Yr. Old Classroom
Teresa graduated from University of Mexico with a Bachelor’s in Education. Teresa likes her classroom to be a safe and learning environment. Each child will gain knowledge allowing them to develop new concept skills and respect social and cultural diversities.
Dagny H. - Assistant Teacher | 3.5-4.5 Yr. Old Classroom
Dagny has a Bachelor's Degree in Early childhood Education from Pittsburg State University. She has over 5 years experience working with children and families. Dagny loves watching the children complete new tasks and the excitement on their faces. In her free time, Dagny enjoys riding R2Rs, trips to the Little Sahara Sand Dunes, and spending time at her families farm.
Tammy G. - Lead Teacher | Pre-K Classroom
Tammy is the proud mother of 2 beautiful daughters, Sophie and Chloe. Sophie wants to be a graphic designer and Chloe a pre-school teacher like her mother. Tammy has been in the Early Childhood field for more than 25 years and takes great pride in being a pre-school teacher. She is currently attending KCKCC for a degree in Early Childhood Education. Tammy believes this is an important stage of these children's lives and is honored to be a part of their lives.
Megan P. - Lead Teacher | After School Care Kindergarten
Megan has been with Asbury Children’s Center since August 2004. Megan loves working with children because they get excited about everything rather is a small or large accomplishment. Megan believes that the excitement of the children helps her to remain youthful!
Jamie Y. - Lead Teacher | After School Care 1st & 2nd Grade
Jamie has many years of working with children of various ages, as well as many early childhood education classes. Jamie likes working with children to see their faces light up when they accomplished a skill that the child so diligently worked on over a period of time. Jamie also leads the ACC's Music & Movement program.
Mollie N. - ACC Chef
Mollie has a passion for cooking and attended L'Ecole Culinaire. She has worked in the catering and restaurant industry for several years. Mollie is delighted to be cooking at the ACC, and introducing new foods and the importance of healthy eating habits to the children. Mollie grew up in a small town, playing basketball and being creative. She enjoys spending time and going camping with family & friends.