Meet Our Staff
Ms. Joyce is a North Carolina State licensed teacher. She has taught
Pre-K through second grade and brings her years of teaching experience to Little Learners. Ms. Joyce is nurturing, jovial, and according to her students, sometimes silly. Her engaging lessons and activities make learning fun for the children while preparing them for a successful entry into kindergarten. She provides a welcoming and comfortable learning environment for her students and their families.
Amy joins Little Learners as a teacher with a background in psychology and child development. She has worked as a child and family therapist and dance teacher in the past. Amy enjoys working with preschool aged kids because they know how to have the most fun while learning! She believes that having fun and learning through play, song, and movement sets the foundation for great learners. Amy has three boys and a beagle which keep her busy. When not watching her kids play sports, she loves to vacation in Disney World or relax at the beach.
Sophia de Vries
Sophia de Vries joins Little Learners Schoolhouse in the Three's Room with Montessori teaching experience and a background in Early Childhood Education. She brings her passion for working with children and her strong belief in the importance of pre-school education, where the love for school is established with a life-long joy of learning. Outside of school, Ms. Sophia enjoys reading, yoga, traveling and spending time with her husband, son, dog, and two cats. She also fluently speaks German and Chinese.
Sherri is a fun-loving child at heart with many years of experience teaching and working with preschool aged children. She enjoys being one of the kids and firmly believes in learning through play. Sherri has a great rapport with all of the children in the school. It's apparent when watching her interact with the students that they have a great connection with her. She is also very well liked by her coworkers and always has a smile on her face. It is easy to see that Sherri thoroughly enjoys doing what she does each and every day.
Teacher Assistant - Threes
After spending several years teaching adults, Ms. Jen decided the real action was in preschool. She first joined Little Learners two years ago as a substitute teacher for all three classrooms. Now she serves as the teaching assistant for the three-year-olds. Her philosophy is to provide a patient, nurturing, and fun environment where each student has the opportunity to thrive. Ms. Jen is soft spoken, caring, and you will always find her on the floor playing and working hands-on with the children. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and dog as well as playing tennis and reading.
Teacher Assistant - Pre-K
Tonya Scott brings to Little Learners her wealth of experience as a kindergarten assistant. Tonya understands where the children need to be academically, socially, and emotionally before they enter kindergarten. She is so attentive to the students' needs and brings a level of kindness and understanding that the children love and respect. Tonya encourages learning through play and you will often find her on the floor with the kids teaching and playing at the same time. Tonya is very much appreciated here at Little Learners!
Teacher Assistant - Two's
Social Media Marketing Director
Megan is a graduate student in Marketing with a focus in Communications and New Media. She provides an unique perspective to our Social Media pages and a creative approach to our online marketing strategies. Megan is the voice behind our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages - be sure to follow us to see her at work! In addition to social media marketing, Megan's interests include traveling, hiking, yoga, and Instagraming her cats.