Debbie Stevens

Bachelor’s Degree from Anderson University Married with one daughter Preschool Teacher for 10 years Joined The Ark Staff in 2016 and teaches the Pre K Class It is such a blessing to be teaching at The Ark!  I love teaching from a Biblical world view and believe that each child is a wonderful and unique […]

Mary Lynne Bordewick

Married with 2 grown children Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Quincy College, Quincy, IL Taught 9 years in Kindergarten, first and second grades Joined The Ark Staff in 1995 and teaches the Threes Classes I always think the current class is my “favorite” class, but then I meet the next class and I fall […]

Tammy Daugherty

Married with 2 daughters who attended The Ark Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University of Ohio Preschool Teacher for over 17 years Joined The Ark staff in 2015 and teaches the Nearly 4s and Fours Afternoon Class I feel so blessed to be teaching at The Ark! I have been a part of The Ark family […]

Kim Drell

Bachelor’s Degree from University of Iowa Married with 3 children who all attended The Ark Joined The Ark Staff in 2007 and teaches the Nearly 4s Class I love when I’m teaching my class a song in which my child taught me years ago while at The Ark. It always takes me back to when […]

Jan Lutes

Elementary Education Degree from Miami University of Ohio Married with 2 grown children Taught in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois Teaching Preschool since 1990 Joined The Ark Staff in 2008 and teaches the Fours Classes While staying home with my children when they were young I often babysat for my friends that worked. I always tried […]

Karin Manning

  Bachelor’s degree from North Park College Married with 5 children One on one Aid and Learning Disability Aid Previous Ark Preschool Teacher 2007-2009 Rejoined The Ark Preschool staff in 2012 and teaches the Nearly Threes Class As the mother of 5 children I have come to realize how uniquely God creates each child.  Four of […]

Lisa Cornelius

Married with 3 children Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development from Lourdes University Preschool Teacher for over 10 years Joined The Ark Staff in 2018 and teaches the Nearly Threes & Pre K Class I am excited to be a part of the teaching team at The Ark. I have over 10 years of teaching […]

Anna Movido

Bachelors Degree and Masters of Arts Degree from the University of the Philippines Married with 2 grown children Joined The Ark Staff in 1994 and teaches the Fours Morning Class I am blessed to have loving and caring co-workers at The Ark. I love teaching at The Ark. It is a joy and privilege to […]

Joann Steenken

Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University Married with 2 children who attended The Ark Joined The Ark Staff in 2006 and teaches the Threes Classes Our children loved going to The Ark Preschool. As a Mom, I always felt that when they stepped through their Ark classroom door, each child was accepted and celebrated for their […]

Holly Pelsor (Director)

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Benedictine University Married with two kids Preschool Teacher for 8 years Assistant Director for 3 years NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) member Joined The Ark Staff in 2015 I feel so blessed and privileged to be the Director of The Ark Preschool.  I have worked in a Christian […]