Perry Highway Lutheran Pre-K is proud of our highly qualified and educated school staff. The success of our program is a direct result of our teaching and administrative staff and their knowledge, experience, enthusiasm, and high level of commitment to every learner.
School Administrative Director
Mrs. Drespling came to us in February 2020 with over 15 years of Early Childhood teaching and administration experience. She maintains her current PA state teaching certification, as well as has completed her State Director Certification, and has earned both her Bachelors in Elementary education and her Masters in Curriculum & Instruction with a Reading Specialist emphasis.
Head Teacher PHLP, & Lead Teacher in both a 3's (classroom B) and 2.5 Preschool classroom
Theresa Wilkinson is one of our Lead Teachers for the 3 year-old and 2.5 year preschool programs, as well as PHLP's Head Teacher. This is her 7th year at PHL Pre-K and she loves being part of helping children grow stronger in every way.
Lead Teacher 4/5 Pre-K Class
Patty Bruce is the Lead Teacher for the 4/5-year-old Pre-Kindergarten program. This is her 3rd year at PHL Pre-K, but her 9th year teaching early childhood education and her 21st year as an educator.
Lead 3's Preschool Teacher (Class A) / 3's Enrichment Teacher
Ms. Mary comes new to PHLP for the 2022-23 school year, but not new to the teaching field. Ms. Mary, who recently moved to the area from New Jersey, comes with over 20 years in the educator and Behavior therapist fields, working with both Preschool age and Elementary school aged children... as well as in the special needs field.
Assitant 3's Teacher / Spanish Teacher
Maria Cashdollar is the 3-year-old preschool Assistant Teacher and shares the classroom currently with Ms. Theresa. She is also our Spanish specials class teacher.
Assistant 3's (class A) Teacher
Ms. Sarah is also new to PHLP for the 2022-23 school year, and comes to us with a background in Mobile and mental health therapy within the private and local school sectors, and is currently earning her Masters degree in Early Childhood Education.
Assistant 2.5 Preschool teacher / Sub
Ms. Kristin is our newest staff member, and we welcome her to the school for this January 2023 semester! Kristin has recently moved to the area after deployment overseas previously with her husband, and is excited to make this area their permanent home. Make sure you take a minute to greet her and welcome her to the PHLP family.
4/5 Assitant Teacher
More Info Coming soon...