Debbie is the founder and director of Li'l Peeps Preschool.
Debbie attended college in New York at SUNY in Brockport. She graduated
with a B.A. in Arts for Children and Elementary Certification. Debbie taught in the Abington
School District for 5 years, then took a break from teaching to raise her children. For more than 20 years
she worked part time teaching ballet and creative ballet to children aged preschool through
Debbie has served on various church committees at St. Andrews, including Christian Education, Worship and Music,
and the Youth Committee. When St. Andrews began talking about an addition to the building, Debbie thought
the time was right to pursue her dream of starting a preschool. With the help of dedicated members of
St. Andrews who formed her Board of Directors, her dream became a reality. She feels blessed to be
working with such a supportive Board of Directors, a very talented and creative staff and to have
the opportunity to meet so many wonderful families. Debbie works part time as choreographer for the S.T.A.R.S.
program of Bucks County. She enjoys going to the beach, running, skiing, and spending time with her family.
Rebecca is the Teacher for the 4 and 5 year olds at Li'l Peeps. Before she made the decision to stay home with her little ones
who are now 19 and 17, Rebecca worked as a Pre-K and Kindergarten teacher for 12 years. She was also a director of The Goddard School
in South Jersey. Rebecca received her degree at Curry College and went on to graduate school at Lesely University. She and her daughter
are members of the NCL (National Charity League). Rebecca volunteers at Ivy Hill Therapeutic Riding Facility helping
children horseback ride, and she plays tennis several days a week. She loves spending time with her husband of 21 years and her two children and family.
Jane is Assistant Teacher for the 4 and 5 year olds and Li'l Peeps Music Teacher. She attended Penn State and
Villanova University, and worked for more than 10 years for Unisys. Jane has been singing in choirs since elementary school, including the women's
choir at Penn State and the Montgomery County Choral Society. She attended the Esther Boyer College of Music at Temple University where she
earned a Mastership certification to teach early childhood
music. Jane has been teaching music at Li'l Peeps since its inception. She enjoys being with her family, biking, walking, and listening to music.
Julie is the Teacher for the 3 and 4 year old class. She received a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Bucks
County Community College and taught in Doylestown for 8 years. She took a break from teaching to be at home with her children
during the day, but works some nights at Landis Supermarket. Julie volunteers at the nursery at her church. She enjoys baking, crafting,
and spending time with her family and friends. Julie's son is a Li'l Peeps alumni and her daughter is in the 4 and 5 year old class.
Danna is our Assistant Teacher for the 3 and 4 year olds. Danna has operated a licensed family daycare for the past 36 years.
As part of her license requirements, she took continued education classes on a variety of subjects relating to children at Bucks County Community
College as well as other facilities. Danna volunteers at her church in child care and Women's Ministry. She enjoys family time and attending her
5 grandchildren's sporting events. Four of them are Li'l Peeps alumni and one is attending this year.