Bottom-staff-bios-George's-lunch-drawingAt Resurrection Preschool, our staff is committed to teaching because we value the wonder and excitement of young children. We find working with and supporting our preschool parents extremely rewarding. Like parents, teachers wear many hats; during a typical day we might be a:

  • Coach
  • Friend
  • Janitor
  • Mediator
  • Musician
  • Nurse
  • Role Model
  • Story Teller

Just like our students, we are excited to be here, because we are still learning too! Ask any of the staff, we love what we do!

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“Miss Nancy” Stringer, Preschool Director / Lead Teacher

“ I am happy and excited to be teaching young children at a program where there is such a connection between our community of families and where the staff works together and supports one another”

  • Nancy opened the preschool for Resurrection Lutheran Church in 1983 and has worked here ever since.
  • She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education.
  • Certified in Pediatric CPR AED and First Aid.

“Miss Julie” Davies, Teacher

“I enjoy the children’s spontaneity and their adorable little faces”

  • Julie has returned to Resurrection with her warm smile since 2000.
  • She is certified to teach Elementary and Early Childhood in the State of California and has a degree in Speech Pathology.
  • Julie teaches the Front Class and the Tuesday/Thursday Class.
  • Certified in Pediatric CPR AED and First Aid.

“Miss Ronnie” Smith, Teacher

“ Looks forward to every day of teaching and watching the children grow”

  • She has been teaching at Resurrection Preschool since 2008, has completed 12 units of Early Childhood Education.
  • She graduated from San Diego State with a B.S in Physical Education.
  • Ronnie teaches the Back Class and Tuesday Class.

“Miss Kendra” Briscoe Teacher

“ I am so excited to be back at Resurrection Preschool!”

  • Kendra is returning to teach for us after several years of operating her own program, Kaleidoscope Kids. We are excited to have her bubbly personality and artsy flair on staff once again.
  • Kendra has studied Early Childhood Education and taught in a variety of settings.
  • Kendra teaches the Tuesday/Thursday Class.
  • Certified in Pediatric CPR AED and First Aid.

“Miss Patti” Bigham, Teacher Aide

“I love the things children say and watching them learn and grow.”

  • Patti has worked with us since 2003. She has a Bachelor of Science in Economics/Communications.
  • Patti works with the Tuesday/Thursday Class.

“ Miss Sandi” Burke Teacher Aide

“ I love interacting with the children and helping them learn new things.”

  • Sandi started with us as the Mom of 2 students and now returns to us as a teacher.
  • Sandi has a B.A. in Physical Education.
  • Sandi works with the Back Class

“Miss Linda” Duryea, Teacher Aide

“ Likes everything about preschool; I love the challenge of getting to know the children”

  • Linda has worked with children at Resurrection since 1995.
  • Linda brings with her a lion’s share of patience, a talent for nurturing and intuition for putting even the most reluctant students at ease.
  • Linda works with the Front Class.
  • Certified in Pediatric CPR AED and First Aid.

“Coach Kyle” Montague, Teacher Aide

“Why teach ? It’s the satisfaction that I am teaching kids good values and helping them grow into good people.” says Kyle.

  • Kyle has worked at Resurrection since 2009. He has a teaching credential from SDSU. He coaches soccer and baseball for many years which is evident in his style of interacting with the children; Kyle is their biggest cheerleader.
  • Kyle works with the Back Class and the Tuesday Class.

“Miss Jennifer” Perry

“Young children are fascinated by everything around them; showing them wonderful things and watching them take it all in is the best!”

  • Jennifer started with Resurrection many years ago as a Mother of 2 students.
  • She first returned to us with her enthusiastic self as a sub and now as a teacher.
  • Jennifer works with the Tuesday/Thursday Class and the Back Class.