Mrs. Kristi Mitchell is starting her 2nd year as a CEP teacher’s assistant. She loves being children, especially her 19 -25 month old class. She enjoys storytime as the “Ladybugs” begin to interact with the books. 

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Mrs. Julie Wells is in her 11th year at CEP and is starting her 2nd year as our Director. Like most of our staff, she started at CEP when her children were students.  She brings her perspective of being a CEP parent, assistant teacher, lead teacher and assistant director to her new role of director.  She also loves to sing with all of our learners in her weekly Circle Time and they love to find out just what’s in her box this week.

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Mrs. Louise Berry is in her 13th year as a CEP teacher.  Her easygoing and calm manner help her to lead the 17+ month, 19 -25 month and the 2 year old classes. It is her hope that she can create a positive start to the learning journeys of her “Monkeys, Ladybugs and Pandas”.

Mrs. Linda Cooper is in her 16th year at CEP as our Music Teacher.  She loves to sing and dance with each of our classes--singing old favorites, teaching new ones and introducing the children to her “Singing Plays” of fairy tales.  The children love coming to Music to see what instrument she has brought to share with them each week.

Mrs. Valerie Mahoney is in her 4th year at CEP and is starting her 2nd year leading our 4 year old class.  She loves watching the “Shining Stars” learn and have fun in the classroom and enjoys storytime and art.

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Mrs. Angela Harrison is in her 6th year as a CEP teacher.  She brings her creativity and flexibility to CEP’s combined 3 & 4 year old class and loves to sing with her “Comets”, but will change the name to the "Rainbows" this year!

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Mrs. Leanne Flanagan ​is starting her 1st year as a teacher's assistant at CEP.  She has been with CEP as a parent for many years, as all of her children have gone through the program.  She has lots of experience with the little ones as she has been a substitute teacher with us as well. Her calm and loving demeanor with the children are such as asset to our program!Type your paragraph here.

Mrs. Margaret Kawamoto is in her 18th year assisting in the "Rainbows" class again this year. With her patient and caring manner, she loves to tap into each “Rainbows” individual interest and watch their learning unfold in the combined 3 & 4 year old class.

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Mrs. Jeannie Timmons is in her 19th year as a CEP teacher’s assistant.  She is works with our 17+ month and 4 year old classes.  She has a gift for working with our youngest and oldest learners encouraging the timid to try new things.  She loves to set up free art experiences for her “Monkeys” and “Shining Stars”, putting out a variety of materials and seeing what they can create.

Mrs. Jodi Murray in in her 6th year assisting in 2s class with Ms. Kristy and this year will work on Monday's assisting Ms. Julie in the office.  She enjoys getting to read and sing with her “Bees” and “Frogs”.

Mrs. Wendi Dorey is in her 7th year at CEP.  She brings her creativity and joy to her 3 year old class. She loves getting to sing and dance with her “Frogs”.

Mrs. Dana Noel is starting her 2nd year as a CEP teacher’s assistant. This year she will be assisting Ms. Wendi in the 3 year old Frogs class and is excited to have some of the same students in her class as last year!

Mrs. Debbie Allred has been with CEP the longest and is in her 21th as a CEP assistant teacher of the 3 year old class.  She fills our halls with music and enjoys helping the children in her “Elephant” class to develop their imaginative play.

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Mrs. Kristy Stoddard is in her 3rd year as a CEP teacher.  She brings an abundance of joy to our 2 year old class and loves to introduce her “Bees” to cooking.

Mrs. Katie Polk is in her 11th year as a CEP teacher.  She brings her love for children to our 3 year old class.  She looks forward to helping her “Elephants” explore the classroom during Center time watching them learn through play. She also leads CEP’s monthly Chapel Time.

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